Biomedical Sciences

Biomedical Sciences

Biomedical Sciences staff

Role of the Biomedical Sciences Department

The department of Biomedical Sciences provides education and opportunity for research in the sciences basic to medicine. Faculty teach Gross Anatomy, Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology and Physiology to students of the Schools of Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, and Allied Health and Nursing and the College of Arts and Science. Training in research and advanced clinical anatomy is given in the graduate programs.


PhD student, Shreshtha Dash, in Dr. Peter Steyger’s lab has been invited to the National Graduate Student Symposium at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital next spring. Congratulations, Shreshtha!

Drs. Brian North and Jian ZuoDrs. Brian North and Jian Zuo were both recently awarded State of Nebraska LB 606 Stem Cell Research Grant Awards.

Madeleine UrbanekNeuroscience undergraduate and mentee of Dr. Jian Zuo, Madeleine Urbanek, is the first author of the following paper that has been accepted for publication in the journal Scientific Reports: “Genetic predisposition to tinnitus in the UK Biobank population”

Congratulations, Madeleine!