Welcome to the School of Life Sciences!

What's Happening

Beth Wi waves to robot Pepper
Jan. 30, 2018

Grad students present their best work at annual Inspiration, Innovation, Impact showcase on Feb. 2.

UNLV grad cap
Dec. 15, 2017

Five UNLV graduates will be recognized by President Len Jessup during winter commencement for their combination of academic excellence and service to the community.

two men
Nov. 22, 2017

Med student and community leader share a vision for a healthier Las Vegas.

Brian Hedlund sampling water in a spring.
Nov. 1, 2017

UNLV Prof. Brian Hedlund is studying microorganisms in a Nevada hot spring; the results could help evaluate whether extraterrestrial life exists.



  • Associate Professor of Molecular Biology and Microbiology
  • Assistant Professor, School of Life Sciences
  • Senior Vice Provost