UNMC provides a wide range of postdoctoral training opportunities in different areas of biomedical sciences including: cancer biology, nano and regenerative medicine, with an emphasis on translational research.

Announcing the UNMC Annual Postdoctoral Excellence in Research Award Winners!!

First Place Prize: Dr. Arpita Chatterjee and her Mentor, Dr. Rebecca Oberley-Deegan

Second Place Prize: Dr. Shixuan Chen and his Mentor, Dr. Jingwei Xie


Dr. Iqbal Ahmad (Director of Postdoctoral Education), Dr. Chatterjee, Dr. Oberley-Deegan, and Dr. Neeraj Agarwal (Keynote Speaker, NEI/NIH)



Dr. Iqbal Ahmad (Director of Postdoctoral Education), Dr. Chen, and Dr. Neeraj Agarwal (Keynote Speaker, NEI/NIH)

Congratulations to Dr. Chun-Kai Huang, Postdoctoral Research Associate, for his poster presentation at the world's largest rehabilitation research conference. Among overall 439 posters (in specific,  42 posters in Measurement Section), Dr. Huang's poster was selected as this year's Poster Award in ACRM's Measurement Networking Group.



"Combining Virtual Reality Gaming With Motor-Assisted Elliptical Impacts Children’s Engagement in Exercise." Dr. Chun-Kai Huang (left) winner of this year’s Measurement Networking Group's Measurement in Action PosterAward. 


Med Center marks Research and Innovation Month

UNMC will mark Research and Innovation Month in October with a series of events.

The vice chancellor for research has teamed with UNeMed, UNeHealth, the McGoogan Library, faculty development, the Academy of Interprofessional Educators, and Nebraska Medicine to celebrate the achievements of the med center's inventors and researchers with an exciting month of activities.

Activities begin today with the Midwest Drug Development Conference. Other meetings during the month will include:

  • Annual GP-IDeA-CTR Scientific Meeting, Oct. 10-11;
  • NeuroHIV Emerging Issues and Substance Abuse Colloquium, Oct. 23-24.
Seminars and workshops are planned on a variety of topics of interest to faculty, staff, and students. 

Three keynote presentations and a new facility tour will highlight the month:

  • Strategies for Subject Recruitment in Clinical Research will be held at 11:30 a.m. Oct. 23 in the Eppley Science Hall, Room 3010.

  • A Grant Writing Bootcamp will be held at 8:30 a.m. on Oct. 26 in the Sorrell Center, Room 1005. Registration is required.

 For a list of events and registration links throughout the month, click here.