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Kay-Uwe Wagner, Ph.D.

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Principal Investigator

 

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University of Nebraska Medical Center
985950 Nebraska Medical Center, DRCII
Omaha, NE 68198-5950
Tel: (402) 559-3288 (office) -3289 (lab)
Fax: (402) 559-8270
E-mail: kuwagner@unmc.edu

Education:

1991 - M.Sc., Animal Science, University of Leipzig (Germany),
1995 - Ph.D., Animal Genetics, University of Halle (Germany), summa cum laude

1995 - 2000
Postdoctoral Fellow at the Laboratory of Genetics and Physiology, NIH, NIDDK, Bethesda, MD
July 2000 - June 2004
Assistant Professor, Eppley Institute for Research in Cancer and Allied Diseases, University of Nebraska Medical Center
July 2004 - June 2010
Associate Professor, Eppley Institute for Research in Cancer and Allied Diseases, University of Nebraska Medical Center
July 2010 - present
Professor, Eppley Institute for Research in Cancer and Allied Diseases, University of Nebraska Medical Center
Professor (courtesy appointments), UNMC, Department of Pathology and Microbiology, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Department of Genetics, Cell Biology and  Anatomy
 

Honors and Awards:
1995 - Martin-Luther-Award, University of Halle (for outstanding Ph.D. thesis defense)
1995 - Anton-Wilhelm-Amo-Preis, University of Halle (Sponsor: Deutsche Bank)
1997 - NIH Supplemental Visiting Fellow Award (SVFA)
2006 - UNMC Distinguished Scientist Award
2007 - UNeMed's Innovation Award
2008 - UNeMed's Innovation Award (second award)
2012 - UNMC Outstanding Mentor of Graduate Students Award

Fellowships and additional support (1991 - 1999):
1991 - Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes, 3-yr doctoral fellowship.
1995 - German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), postdoc fellowship
1996 - NIH Visiting Fellowship
1997 - German Research Society, postdoc fellowship, Wa 1119/1-1
1997, 1999, 2002 Young Investigator Travel Awards, Gordon Research Conference
1998 - Grant from the NIH Breast Cancer Think Tank

Funding (2000-2002):
2000 - 2001 DOD Concept Award (DAMD17-001-0641)
2001 - 2002 UNMC Seed Grant
Active Support

Publications:
Publications (Abstracts and PDFs)
PubMed