News about our department, accomplishments and events


Featured Stories


Pathology and Microbiology's Rocket Man 
Dr. Don Johnson has a spectacular hobby. 

Hinrichs Accepts Award
Dr. Steven Hinrichs received the Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) Lifetime Achievement Award.

Lazenby Elected to USCAP Board
Dr. Audrey Lazenby and the Pathology & Microbiology Department are heavily involved in USCAP.

Circle of Distinction Recognizes Faculty
Several Pathology and Microbiology Faculty were recognized for excellence.

Progress being made by National Strategic Research Institute 
UNMC's NSRI shows numerous accomplishments in its first annual report.
Talmon Receives Prominent Award
Dr. Geoff Talmon is inducted to the Golden Apple Hall of Fame.





Events Calendar

Latest Publications

Oyebode Olakanmi; Banurekha Kesavalu; Maher Y. Abdalla; Bradley E. Britigan. Iron acquisition by Mycobacterium tuberculosis residing within myeloid dendritic cells. Microbial Pathogenesis. 2013;65:21-28.


Biswajit Mishra; Raquel F. Epand; Richard M. Epand; Guangshun Wang. Structural location determines functional roles of the basic amino acids of KR-12, the smallest antimicrobial peptide from human cathelicidin LL-37. RSC Advances. 2013;3(42):19560-19571.


Liping Liu; Satoko Kakiuchi-Kiyota; Lora L. Arnold; Sonny L. Johansson; David Wert; Samuel M. Cohen. Pathogenesis of human hemangiosarcomas and hemangiomas. Human Pathology. 2013;44(10):2302-2311.

UNMC Vital Pins
Vital Pins

Department employees who have earned a UNMC Vital Pin in 2013. The program recognizes employees who demonstrate UNMC's brand values of Leadership, Team, Resource and Excellence. The employees listed below received Vital Pins because they earned six Thank 'U' awards for a particular brand value. 

Sharon Auw
Melissa Bradford
Mary Goshinska
Dali Huang
Cindy Hunter
Amy Kerby
Xiao Qiong Liu
Austin Nuxoll
Lisa Roseland
Lijun Sun
Tyler Scherr
Kimberly Tolbert-Jones
Weiwei Zhang 

Tuire Cechin
Debra Headley
Tess Kuenstling
Lijun Sun
Michelle Varney 

Lijun Sun