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University of Nebraska Medical Center

Trainees

Current Trainees

Devin Frisby

Pronouns: She/Her
Graduate Student in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Works in the Lab of Dr. Steve Caplan

Devin Frisby poses for a headshot
Ben Gephart

Graduate Student in IGPBS: Cancer Research
Works in the Lab of Dr. Joyce Solheim

Ben Gephart poses for a headshot
Calvin Lam

Graduate Student in Cancer Research Graduate Program
Works in the Lab of Dr. Kate Hyde

Calvin Lam poses for a headshot
Mark Primeaux

Pronouns: He/His
Graduate Student in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Works in the Lab of Dr. Punita Dhawan

Mark Primeaux poses for a headshot
Makenzie Vorderbruggen

Graduate Student in IGPBS: Cancer Research
Works in the Lab of Dr. Adam Karpf

Savanna Wallin

Pronouns: She/Her
Graduate Student in IGPBS: Cancer Research
Works in the Lab of Dr. Gloria Borgstahl

Savanna Wallin poses for a headshot

Previous Trainees

More than 150 trainees have completed the program and transitioned to successful careers in industry and academia. In fact, more than 90% of our graduates continue in research-related positions or careers in biomedical sciences.

Over 70% of trainees go on to postdoctoral positions, many of which are at prestigious institutions such as the Mayo Clinic, Rice University, Yale University, Johns Hopkins, the NCI/NIH, MD Anderson, Vanderbilt, UCSD, UCSF, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Memorial Sloan Kettering, and Oregon Health & Science University.

Many currently hold positions in academia, as assistant professors, associate professors or full professors, and others are in industry, medical school/health related careers, licensing, science writing, bioinformatics and biobanking, and teaching.