Martin Schiller

Executive Director, Nevada Institute for Personalized Medicine
Professor of Life Sciences
Expertise: AIDS/HIV, Alzheimer's disease, Genetics, Bioinformatics


Martin Schiller's work is focused on short functional peptides, bioinformatics, and HIV. Schiller’s research has resulted in 60 publications supported mostly by 12 research grants from the National Institutes of Health.

He has received a number of awards, produced a suite of bioinformatics tools, and is involved in commercialization of some of his research projects. He is now the executive director of the Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine.

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Martin Schiller In The News

January 16, 2019
It turns out you really are what you eat, according to UNLV scientists who have publicly launched a site that uses computer software to scan users’ DNA for potential health problems and create personalized diets that help lower the risks.
Las Vegas Review Journal
October 29, 2018
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.
Las Vegas Review Journal
June 1, 2018
With a new $11.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, UNLV wants to help the country move to a more data-driven approach to medicine.
KVVU-TV: Fox 5
June 1, 2018
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas was awarded a $11.4 million federal grant to further its research in the the emerging field of personalized medicine.

Articles Featuring Martin Schiller

dna strand made of veggies atop a dinner plate with silverware at sides
Business and CommunityJanuary 16, 2019
Food Genes and Me is a site and software that lets users figure out health risks and how to solve them within minutes.
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ResearchJune 1, 2018
Funding from National Institutes of Health will support human genetics research, develop pipeline of scientists working to make Nevada a leader in personalized medicine.
Campus NewsDecember 3, 2015
From law to health to advocacy to science, UNLV professors tackle HIV prevention, education and treatment both domestically and abroad.
Marty Schiller
ResearchSeptember 17, 2015
UNLV personalized medicine researchers seeking patent on potential HIV cure. Their technique uses a plant protein widely used in agriculture industry.