Fremont native and Cedar Bluffs High School graduate Jodi Kreiling recently was honored by the University of Nebraska at Omaha Alumni Association.
She was one of nine honored with an Alumni Outstanding Teaching Award. Recipients receive a $1,000 award and a commemorative plaque.
Kreiling’s teaching expertise is in general chemistry and biochemistry. An associate professor, she joined the UNO faculty as a chemistry department member in 2005. She has designed a new biochemistry course concerning Protein Purification and Characterization. Kreiling also supervises undergraduate researchers concerning projects related to improving the Biochemistry lab curriculum or projects concerning protein-protein interactions/protein structure-function. She has served her department, the university, community and profession in numerous capacities, including membership on the dean’s advisory committee.
Kreiling also is a courtesy faculty member in the department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, where she earned a Ph.D. in 2005. Kreiling received a bachelor of science in biochemistry from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1999.