Topic: Research

Gary Kleiger sits in his lab with a computer monitor showing a colorful protein complex
Research | February 25, 2021
UNLV scientist Gary Kleiger at the forefront of a potential new drug modality; research published in the journal Nature.
Scientists in white coats work in a lab
Research | February 18, 2021
Radiochemistry program teaming with universities, national labs for research and development in nuclear science, engineering, and security.
illustration of rover landing
Research | February 18, 2021
Before you tune into today's Mars landing, read up on UNLV's role in the search for life on the Red Planet.
Two people work on an exercise involving passing a ball back and forth
Research | February 17, 2021
After pivoting from planned research, a physical therapy professor's Zoom classes offer exercise outlet to Down syndrome patients.
Jean Sternlight
Research | February 16, 2021
New article co-authored by law professor Jean Sternlight will explore the role psychology plays in law’s increasingly high-tech world.
A student probes a preserved human head
Research | February 9, 2021
Plastinated human head specimens give dental students complete, odor-free, hands-on learning experiences.
A man rests his palm on his face in front of a whiteboard with equations
Research | February 5, 2021
Physics professor Michael Pravica's work on useful hard X-ray photochemistry could reveal novel materials — and possibly an explanation for the origin of life on Earth.
view of LDS temple and Las Vegas cityscape
Research | January 27, 2021
BYU professor presents Eadington lecture on the research he uncovered at UNLV Libraries.
man walking through hallway next to a screen moving on robotic wheels
Research | January 12, 2021
Electronic avatars allow professors the ultimate social distancing while remaining present in School of Nursing classrooms.
Professor Ashkan Salamat in his lab at UNLV
Research | December 29, 2020
A yearlong collection of UNLV faculty making the news for their discoveries and contributions to the community.
UNLV geoscientist Arya Udry sits in front of her microscope in her office
Research | December 21, 2020
Udry is one of just 13 scientists added to NASA’s Participating Scientist Program and will help the Perseverance Rover to recognize magmatic rocks; becomes second UNLV professor on Mars 2020 science team.
medical professional conducting a curbside COVID-19 test to person in blue vehicle
Research | December 17, 2020
Biostatistician Richard Tillett from the Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine was part of a statewide team to identify a Nevada man infected twice by COVID-19 – the first documented occurrence in North America.