Research at Nebraska 2019-2020 Report

Tag: National Institutes of Health



App Could Speed Contact Tracing

A Nebraska researcher’s software could help limit the spread of COVID-19. Bilal Khan, Happold Professor of Sociology and professor of computer science and engineering, developed the contact-tracing application for social science research funded by the National Institutes of Health. “Now, five years later, we have this system that already exists and doesn’t need to be […]

Targeting Obesity, Related Diseases at Molecular Level

When the Nebraska Center for the Prevention of Obesity Diseases through Dietary Molecules launched five years ago, its director never imagined how much it would benefit Nebraska. Then Janos Zempleni added up the numbers: earning nearly $100 million in external funding, about $36 for every dollar the university invested; supporting the careers of numerous junior […]