Excellence in Research Award Recipients

Excellence in Research Award Recipients

The Excellence in Research Award recognizes UNMC Postdoctoral Scholars who have made outstanding contributions to their scientific field. It is open to all current UNMC Postdoctoral Scholars 

2021 Postdoctoral Education Excellence in Research Award 

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Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Mentors: Satyanarayana Rachagani, PhD and Surinder Batra, PhD 

Article in UNMC Today

 

2020 Postdoctoral Education Excellence in Research Award Winner

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Johnson John, PhD

Department of Surgery and Regenerative Medicine 

Mentor: Jingwei Xie, PhD 

Article in UNMC Today

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2019 Postdoctoral Education Excellence in Research Award Winners

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Christopher Aretz, PhD

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Mentor: Corey Hopkins, PhD 

 

 

 

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Finalist: Jayaram Lakshmaiah Narayana, PhD
Pathology and Microbiology
Mentor: Guangshun Wang, PhD
 

 

 

 

 

2018 Postdoctoral Education Excellence in Research Award Winners

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Arpita Chatterjee, PhD

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Mentor: Rebecca Oberley-Deegan, PhD


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Finalist: Shixuan Chen, PhD
Surgery, Mentor: Jingwei Xie, PhD

 

2017 Postdoctoral Education Excellence in Research Award Winner


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Shyam Nandi, PhD

Cellular & Integrative Physiology
Mentor: Paras Mishra, PhD



2016 Postdoctoral Education Excellence in Research Award Winners

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Pooja Teotia, PhD

Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
Mentor: Iqbal Ahmad, PhD

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Finalist: Arpita Chatterjee, PhD

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Mentor: Rebecca Oberley Deegan, PhD



2015 Postdoctoral Education Excellence in Research Award Winner

Van Hook Excellence in Research Award

Matthew Van Hook, PhD

Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
Mentor: Wallace Thoreson, PhD
Article in UNMC Today