Building Research Collaborations: UNL Athletics & Research
August 23, 2012
Memorial Stadium, West Stadium Club
University of Nebraska−Lincoln

Morning Sessions, Third Floor

9:00 a.m.

Coffee and Registration

9:30 a.m.

Tom Osborne, Director, Nebraska Athletics
Prem S. Paul, Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development

10:00 a.m.

Overview of the Proposed Center for Brain, Biology and Behavior (CB3): Initiating Collaborations with Athletics, and Vision for Concussion Research at UNL
Dennis Molfese, Director, CB3

10:45 a.m.

Overview of Nebraska Athletic Performance Lab
Moderator: Doak Ostergard, Outreach Director, Nebraska Athletics
Steven K. Krueger, Cardiologist, BryanLGH Heart Institute
Steve Kiene, Managing Principal, Nebraska Global Investment Co.

Lunch and Afternoon Sessions, Osborne Room, Fourth Floor

11:45 a.m.

Working Luncheon
Remarks by UNL Chancellor Harvey Perlman


Keynote Presentation: How Biomarkers in Saliva Can Benefit Your Research Program
Douglas A. Granger, Professor of Nursing, Public Health and Medicine and Director, Center for Interdisciplinary Salivary Bioscience Research, Johns Hopkins University

1:00 p.m.

UNL Research Strengths and Needs
Moderator: Deb Hamernik, Interim Associate Vice Chancellor for Research
Julie Honaker, Special Education and Communication Disorders
Namas Chandra, Mechanical and Materials Engineering
Fred Luthans, Management
Debra Hope, Psychology
Scott Stoltenberg, Psychology
Mario Scalora, Psychology
Tim Carr, Nutrition and Health Sciences

2:30 p.m.

Discussion of Key Observations and Next Steps
Moderator: Prem S. Paul, Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development
Douglas Granger, Johns Hopkins University
David Hansen, Psychology
Marjorie Kostelnik, College of Education and Human Sciences
Dennis Molfese, Center for Brain, Biology and Behavior
Doak Ostergard, Nebraska Athletics
Jeffrey Stout, Child, Family and Community Sciences, University of Central Florida

3:00 p.m.

Optional Memorial Stadium tours led by Brandon Rigoni and Prem Paul

Memorial Stadium