Notable: Jun Kang

Jun Kang (Chemistry and Biochemistry) has been awarded a patent granted by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for the invention “Methods and Compositions for Substituted Alpha-Aminophosphonate Analogues.” This synthetic method would enable a rapid synthesis of bioactive phosphorus-containing compounds and pharmaceuticals under toxic metal-free conditions.

This invention describes efficient, mild, toxic metal-free synthetic methods of aminophosphonates, which have attracted great attention among scientists including chemists, biochemists, and biologists due to their broad spectrum of biomedical applications. They are well known as pharmaceutically and biologically important compounds.

 

People in the News

People | March 19, 2019
Drew Brunson’s decision to attend UNLV’s hands-on MBA program led to a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for an esports career.
Ashlyn Gray poses in front of Calico Basin in Red Rock
People | March 18, 2019
Though she once dreamed of being Nevada's governor, she found her true calling in higher ed.
man in wheelchair receiving honorary jersey
People | March 15, 2019
Bruce Layne spent decades attending, teaching, and advocating for his alma mater. Now he's memorialized by Rebel baseball.