Kiran Sapkota, PhD's Biographical Information

Kiran Sapkota, PhDPhD, Pharmacology and Experimental Neuroscience, 2016
University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska

Positions and Employment
Awards and Honors
Professional Memberships
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Positions and Employment

2021-present     Instructor, Pharmacology and Experimental Neuroscience, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE

2018-2020            Postdoctoral Research Associate, Southern Research Institute, Neuroscience Drug Discovery, Birmingham, AL

2017-2018            Postdoctoral Research Associate, Pharmacology and Experimental Neuroscience, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE

2012-2016            Graduate Research Assistant, PhD Candidate, Pharmacology and Experimental Neuroscience, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE

2010-2012            Graduate Research Assistant, Master’s degree, Pharmacology, Creighton University, Omaha, NE
2007-2009            Graduate Research Assistant, Master’s degree, Pharmacy, Catholic University of Daegu, Daegu, South Korea

2006-2007            Assistant Lecturer, Pokhara University, Nepal


Honors, Awards, Fellowships and Certifications

2016       UNMC Graduate Student Fellowship
2015       Travel award offered to attend International Student Research Forum (ISRF) meeting in Scotland (Asia Pacific Rim Development Program, UNMC)

2015       First Place poster presentation award, 46th annual Midwest Student Biomedical Research Forum (MSBRF)

2012       Travel award to attend AAAI, Florida, USA (Creighton University)
2006       Dean’s listed candidate for outstanding academic performance (Pokhara University, Nepal)


Professional Memberships

2015-present     Member, Society for Neuroscience (SfN)
2016-present     Member, American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
2010-2016        Member, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
2006-present     Member, Graduate Pharmacists' Association Nepal (GPAN)

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