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School of Life Sciences

UNLV logo sign
Jun 1, 2018
Research

Funding from National Institutes of Health will support human genetics research, develop pipeline of scientists working to make Nevada a leader in personalized medicine.


Scott Abella
May 30, 2018
Research

Scott Abella and his team of researchers use land near solar power plant to coax desert tortoise population back to health.


UNLV student Kevin Ashi
May 16, 2018
People

Aspiring physician Kevin Ashi’s mission to solve global public health challenges is a path paved through life experiences, hard work, and a philosophy built on taking chances.


UNLV students in caps and gowns celebrating commencement
May 9, 2018
People

UNLV president will highlight exceptional students at commencement who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.


Prof. Kelly Tseng
Apr 18, 2018
Campus News

UNLV study shows frog embryos can fully regrow their eyes after injury, debunking a belief that they can’t.


young women looking at solar components
Apr 10, 2018
Campus News

The student-led Scientista Foundation chapter is working to close the gender gap in professional STEM fields.


Sophia Quinton
Apr 6, 2018
People

Undergraduate Honors College student Sophia Quinton has overcome personal adversity to win prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship.


signage that says "research"
Mar 21, 2018
Research

UNLV research administrators on creating an environment to connect faculty from different disciplines.


Fruit flies in a plexiglass container.
Mar 15, 2018
Research

UNLV biologist finds nearly 400 genes potentially associated with obesity and other health problems in fruit flies.


Beth Wi waves to robot Pepper
Jan 30, 2018
Campus News

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


UNLV grad cap
Dec 15, 2017
People

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
People

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


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

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


Portrait of Elizabeth Stacy.
Oct 9, 2017
People

Excited about UNLV’s diversity and upward trajectory, this new life sciences professor is looking forward to involving more undergraduates in her research.