Topic: Research Works for Nevada

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.
UNLV researcher Edwin Oh holds a pipette in his lab on campus
Research | November 20, 2020
UNLV researcher Edwin Oh and collaborators implement wastewater surveillance programs to supplement coronavirus contact tracing efforts, help prevent outbreaks.
Research | November 16, 2020
UNLV, UNR team up to help tech entrepreneurs earn federal funds for early-stage business development.
upclose shot of man with sensors on his head
Research | August 7, 2020
Alumnus Andrew Nordin develops technique that provides clearest view yet of how the brain responds to obstacles when people are walking or running.
A women leans in to teach children at a desk
Research | July 29, 2020
Assistant professor of public health Brian Labus offers some reasons for optimism for bringing younger students back to the classroom.
smiling black woman hangs "open" sign on the window of her business
Research | July 24, 2020
UNLV political science expert Tiffiany Howard examines the lag in U.S. Black business ownership and opportunities for closing the racial wealth gap.
An image of Lake Mead and mountains in the background
Research | July 22, 2020
New study from UNLV climate scientist Matthew Lachniet links Arctic and tropical Pacific warming to ancient climate records, providing parallels to today.
A scientist in a white lab coat rests his hand on his chin
Research | July 16, 2020
Dr. Jeffrey Cummings examines drug pipeline for treatments, and finds reason for optimism.
A photo of the area surrounding UNLV with the Las Vegas Strip in the background
Research | July 13, 2020
UNLV researchers share lessons learned from Casino Cosmopol CEO Per Jaldung.
This artist's rendition depicts NASA's Mars 2020 rover studying rocks with its robotic arm.
Research | July 6, 2020
Geoscientist Libby Hausrath gives an insider glimpse at her role as one of 15 scientists selected by NASA to work on Mars sample return on the 2020 Rover Mission.