Symposium 2023

NPOD 9th Annual Research Symposium
“Advances in Transcriptomics”

September 26, 2023
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Registration is closed.

(deadline for registration: September 19, 2023)
If you have any questions, please contact Verona ( for any questions.

The Nebraska Center for the Prevention of Obesity Diseases (NPOD) hosted his 9th Annual Research Symposium on Tuesday, September 26, 2023 at the Nebraska East Union (1705 Arbor Dr, Lincoln, NE 68503).  

The symposium is a free event for faculty, postdocs, students, staff, industry partners, and other interested parties.

8:30 amRegistration and Continental Breakfast – Nebraska East Union - Arbor Suite
9:10 am Nathan Meier (Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research) – Welcome - Prairie Suite
9:20 amJanos Zempleni (NPOD Director) – Introductions 
9:30 am 

Len Pennacchio (Lawrence Berkeley National Lab) 

"In Vivo Studies of Human Genome Function"

10:30 amBreak
11:00 am

Evan Rosen (Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center - Harvard) 

"Human and Mouse Adipose Tissue at Single Cell Resolution"

12:00 pm Lunch – Arbor Suite
1:30 pm

Lindsey Muir (U. Michigan)

“The spatial landscape of adipose tissue in early obesity”

2:30 pmPoster Session* – Arbor Suite
4:00 pm Awards and Concluding Remarks – Arbor Suite


 *Student/Postdoctoral Associate Poster Competition:
Three winning posters will be recognized with a $150 award and a framed certificate. 

If you have any questions, please contact Verona Skomski at (

Len Pennacchio

Len Pennacchio
(Lawrence Berkeley National Lab)


Evan Rosen

Evan Rosen 
(Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center - Harvard)


Lindsey Muir

Lindsey Muir 
(U. Michigan Medical School)

Funding for this symposium has been provided by grant support through the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health under Award Number P20GM104320.
We also like to thank the Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences and the College of Education and Human Sciences for their support.


University of Nebraska-Lincoln
316 Leverton Hall
phone: 402-472-3862