News: Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

UNLV's first conference tournament championship—and automatic bid to the NCAA Championship—since winning the Big West in 1994. It will be the Lady Rebels first NCAA tournament appearance since 2002. March 9, 2022 (Josh Hawkins/UNLV)
Campus News | April 1, 2022

A collection of news stories highlighting the experts and student changemakers at UNLV.

UNLV student Mary Blankenship poses for a photo on campus wearing a vyshyvanka, a traditional embroidered Ukrainian blouse
Research | March 16, 2022

Ukraine native, chemist, and policy researcher Mary Blankenship explains how one aspect of the Russia-Ukraine war is being fought online, on TV, and on social media platforms.

Student researcher Citlally Lopez works in a chemistry lab
Research | March 7, 2022

Organic chemistry undergraduate Citlally Lopez strives to diversify science.

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Campus News | February 17, 2022

Katherine Luebke’s success in UNLV’s radiochemistry doctoral program stems from a lifelong passion for the niche area of study. 

woman posing outdoors by windows
Campus News | February 15, 2022

Doctoral student Melissa Schofield stepped out of her bubble to explain her work with bacteria and build connections with other students.

Mary Blankenship peers into Scienta
People | September 16, 2021

UNLV undergrad Mary Blankenship blends public policy, science, and economics into a cocktail for successful global change.

Art Gelis, Associate Professor, Director, Radiochemistry Program working with lab equipment.
People | May 24, 2021

As director of UNLV's radiochemistry program, Art Gelis enjoys mentoring doctoral students.

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People | May 4, 2021

Jackie Phan reflects on her many years at UNLV and what inspires her as she pursues her Ph.D. in biochemistry.

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.

medical worker in full protective suit making "LV" sign with hands
Business and Community | December 31, 2020

As the pandemic tightened its grip on Nevada, the nation, and the world, UNLV responded in ways big and small. Members of the media also turned to UNLV's faculty experts for answers.

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.

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People | October 26, 2020

One of her hobbies has taught the lab safety manager that sometimes the victor is the one who just keeps moving forward.