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

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Sep. 8, 2021

UNLV School of Dental Medicine names Drs. Jesse Falk and Michael Moody its Alumni of the Year.

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Jul. 16, 2021

Artist Danielle Eames turns to medical school at age 32.

Jul. 13, 2021

UNLV Alumni Association affinity club helps develop networks between students and alumni and build bridges for career development.

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Jun. 18, 2021

Family COVID diagnoses didn't slow Genesis Krisel Leon's determination to help those underserved in medicine.

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  • Professor of Molecular Biology and Microbiology
  • Executive Director, Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine
  • Associate Professor, School of Life Sciences


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