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School of Life Sciences

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.


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.


Children and a college student plant seeds
Oct 12, 2017
Business & Community

115 UNLV volunteers fan out across the city to help community nonprofits.


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.


Scientist lifting test tubes.
Sep 25, 2017
Campus News

The university won a $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation to house a new multiphoton laser-scanning microscope, the first of its kind in Nevada.


Students examine flasks of fluid.
Sep 21, 2017
Campus News

UNLV welcomes inaugural SEA-Phages class, a two-semester, discovery-based undergraduate research course.


researcher in lab
Sep 12, 2017
Research

UNLV research efforts have consistently grown over its 60-year life span, setting us on track to someday becoming one of the premier research universities in the nation.


Alyssa Crittenden portrait
Sep 1, 2017
Research

What do a heist thriller, the evolving human diet, water quality, consumer behavior, literature, and Mars have in common? All were the foundation of research awards UNLV faculty gar-nered this year.