Every fall, UNeMed and UNMC's Vice Chancellor Office for Research sponsors Innovation & Research Week, a popular series of events intended to celebrate and promote innovation and research at UNMC.
Monday, Oct. 14
■ Kick-Off | DRC I Atrium, 9-11 a.m. | An open house to meet and mingle with UNeMed staff, grab a free T-shirt and other goodies
Tuesday, Oct. 15
■ UNeTech Open House | UNeTech, 3929 Harney St., 4-6 p.m. | The University's incubator hosts local entrepreneur demonstrations of some early-stage technologies that are the basis for new startup companies in healthcare-related industries
Wednesday, Oct. 16
■ Celebrating Women in STEM | Empire Room, Omaha, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. | BioNebraska celebrates women in science, technology engineering and math fields with a luncheon, discussion and networking opportunity. Cost is $25 per ticket. To learn more and register go here.
Thursday, Oct. 17
■ Seminar: "Novel Therapeutics for Treating Viral Diseases, Cancers and Inflammatory Disorders" | DRC Auditorium, Noon-1 p.m. | World-renowned researcher and chemist, Dennis Liotta, Ph.D., will discuss his discovery of chemokine receptor modulators that are effective in helping treat a number of indications.
■ Research Innovation Awards Banquet | Michael F. Sorrell Center, Truhlsen Campus Events Center, 5-8 p.m. | A celebration of the innovation and research developed at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and the University of Nebraska at Omaha where an Emerging Inventor and the Most Promising New Invention of 2019 will be honored. Contact UNeMed to request an invitation.