Distinguished Scientist Awards Ceremony

A campus ceremony followed by a short reception will be held Jan. 17 to recognize the following award recipients for their research.

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It will become active 10 minutes prior to 4 pm. Please call 402-559-8090 for streaming issues.

New Investigators:

Laura Bilek, Ph.D., College of Allied Health Professions

Martin Conda Sheridan, Ph.D., College of Pharmacy

Sung-Ho Huh, Ph.D., Munroe-Meyer Institute

R. Katherine Hyde, Ph.D., College of Medicine

Mariano Sanchez-Lockhart, Ph.D., College of Medicine

Kimberly Scarsi, Pharm.D., College of Pharmacy

Jessica Nichols Snowden, M.D., College of Medicine

Hanjun Wang, M.D., College of Medicine

Wanfen Xiong, M.D., Ph.D., College of Medicine


Distinguished Scientists:

Maneesh Jain, Ph.D., College of Medicine

Shelby Kutty, M.D., Ph.D., College of Medicine

Rongshi Li, Ph.D., College of Pharmacy

Mark Mailliard, M.D., College of Medicine

Kaleb Michaud, Ph.D., College of Medicine

Joseph Norman, Ph.D., College of Allied Health Professions

Larisa Poluektova, M.D., Ph.D., College of Medicine

Matthew Rizzo, M.D., College of Medicine

Sarah Thayer, M.D., Ph.D., College of Medicine

Melissa Tibbits, Ph.D., College of Public Health


Research Leaders:

B. Timothy Baxter, M.D., College of Medicine

Robert Lewis, Ph.D., Eppley Institute


Scientist Laureate:

Tammy Kielian, Ph.D, College of Medicine

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Durham Research Center, Auditorium
Durham Research Center 1, S 45th St, Omaha, NE

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