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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.

GAANN: Biological Sciences Doctoral Program

The UNLV School of Life Sciences in conjunction with the US Department of Education offers up to seven scholarships to support graduate training in Biological Sciences for highly qualified students with financial need.

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.

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Mar. 17, 2023

A roundup of news stories highlighting UNLV faculty and students who made headlines locally, nationally, and globally.

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Mar. 16, 2023

International team of scientists reveals first in-depth look at Omnitrophota, one of the world’s oldest and tiniest bacteria.

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Feb. 15, 2023

Educational organizations meet up on campus to discuss best practices for making sure STEM initiatives in K-12 through graduate programs are accessible to all students.

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Feb. 10, 2023

A collection of news stories highlighting expert insights, new collaborations, and academic achievement.

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  • Professor, School of Life Sciences
  • Associate Professor in Residence, School of Life Sciences
  • Professor Emeritus


The School of Life Sciences is one of the schools in the College of Sciences.