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The UNLV Office of Undergraduate Research’s new program immerses local high school students in the opportunities research at UNLV has to offer.
Biochemist Ron Gary's enzyme research seeks to defeat cancer and Alzheimer's disease.
Master’s student Ka-Voka Jackson has combined her passion for biology and the environment with her Native American roots to help solve environmental issues from a unique perspective.
Amber Turner, a twenty-two-year-old undergraduate student at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, is probably busier than you. Turner, a first-generation minority student, is a senior studying Geology who put her collegiate studies on hold to partake in an eight-month internship working for NASA from January 2017 until August 2017.
Over the course of two decades, several thousand planets have been discovered and recorded. Most of these exoplanets look nothing like the planets in our Solar System. Dr. Steffen, a member of the science team for NASA’s Kepler mission, joins us to talk about these discoveries and what we’ve learned from them.
The effects of global climate change are being felt in the West’s continuing drought, according to a panel discussion at UNLV last week. Wildfires have increased over the last several years, something one of Colby Pelligrino’s mentors told her years ago would show that climate change is legitimate.
While most people can appreciate the beauty of the grasslands and rocky canyons of Northern Arizona, the land holds a special meaning for Ka-Voka Jackson.
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.
Assistant Professor, School of Life Sciences
An expert in ecology, fire management, and U.S. National Parks.
An expert in biochemistry.