Event recognizing UNMC Postdoctoral Scholars with the Pathway to Independence Award and the Excellence in Research Award.
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Neeraj Agarwal, Health Science Administrator at the National Institutes of Health
Neeraj Agarwal earned his Ph.D. in Biochemistry from The Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India. Dr. Agarwal had his postdoctoral trainings at the University of Southern California, the Yale School of Medicine, and UT Health Science Center at San Antonio, TX. Following this, he established his own laboratory as Associate Professor of Cell Biology and Anatomy at the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth. Dr. Agarwal’s research focused upon the mechanisms of visual cell loss (apoptosis) using animal and cultured retinal cells as models for retinal degenerations and glaucoma.
Currently, Dr. Agarwal is serving as Training, Career Development, and Diversity Officer at the NEI/NIH Division of Extramural Science program. He is responsible for all fellowships, the institutional research training programs, the mentored career development programs, the loan repayment programs. Besides training, Dr. Agarwal’s portfolio also includes the NEI Translational Research Program.
Wednesday, October 10 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Durham Research Center, Room 1004
Durham Research Center 1, S 45th St, Omaha, NE