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Assistant Professor, School of Life Sciences
An expert in ecology, fire management, and U.S. National Parks.
Lincy Assistant Professor of Life Sciences
Nora Caberoy is an expert on eye diseases, specifically the factors and pathways associated with damage of the retina.
Executive Director, Nevada Institute for Personalized Medicine
An expert in bioinformatics, virology, AIDS/HIV, Alzheimer's disease, and genetics.
An expert on desert ecology and climate change.
Associate Professor of Molecular Biology and Microbiology
An expert on bacterial gene regulation and bacterial pathogens, including E. coli, Shigella, and Salmonella.
Life Sciences News
College of Sciences Alumnus of the Year Kenneth Bruce Jones found a mentor during a game of three-on-three.
Location, environment — and one superb teacher — inspired Riddle to get into the field of biogeography.
Life Sciences In The News
“The butterfly and the buckwheat” may not sound like a match made in heaven, but the Spring Mountains dark blue butterfly depends heavily on this yellow, flowering plant from birth until new eggs are laid the following season.
Martin Schiller’s research lab at UNLV is creating far more than just experiments. The research completed inside the Schiller Laboratory of Applied Bioinformatics has led to Schiller’s Heligenics, a startup that could help genetics testing companies shine a light on undiagnosed diseases.
Some bears hibernate in hollowed out tree-trunks. Some take a months-long rest beneath thick brambles and brush. Others dig into the hills to forge snug dens. And still others discover caves to hide away from the biting winter chill.
The public outcry over the selective thinning of beautiful — but non-native — pine trees from Oak Opening Preserve Metropark is being tempered by science that now shows the controversial Metroparks Toledo decision from years past is paying off.
Two longtime friends and co-workers are sharing their love for the Mojave Desert with others through their new book, “A Natural History of the Mojave Desert.”