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Welcome to the School of Life Sciences!

Research Experience for Undergraduates: Mechanisms of Evolution

The goals of this program are to provide undergraduates with hypothesis-based projects that investigate one or more mechanisms of evolution, promote careers in science, reinforce the connection between genetics and evolution, and highlight the accomplishments of evolutionary scholars.

Developing the Skill and Will to Succeed in STEM Scholarship Program

This scholarship program provides up to three years of support to low-income, academically talented students pursuing undergraduate degrees in Life Sciences at UNLV.

What's Happening

Student in white medical coat stands in front of medical equipment
Nov. 4, 2019

A UNLV alum and current med school student says the Engelstad Scholars Program solidified his desire to help others.

A hand holds the lid to a petri dish while a dropper samples a liquid from it.
Nov. 1, 2019

College of Sciences Alumnus of the Year Travis Huxman: Being a Rebel means having the courage to take a seat at any table.

A man walks through weeds
Oct. 29, 2019

UNLV’s reintroduction effort keeps leopard frog species off the endangered list.

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Sep. 30, 2019

Researchers from the College of Sciences showcase the artistic side of science by featuring their most captivating research images.

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

EXPERTS

  • Associate Professor of Molecular Biology and Microbiology
  • Executive Director, Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine
  • Professor Emeritus

ACCOMPLISHMENTS