News: Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Lake Mead
Campus News | July 11, 2022

A collection of news stories highlighting UNLV experts who made headlines locally, nationally, and around the world.

man working with microscope
Research | June 23, 2022

Here's how UNLV's radiochemistry program is building a diverse workforce for the nation's nuclear energy sector.

 

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.

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

Estudiante universitaria de química orgánica Citlally aspira diversificar la ciencia.

woman posing outdoors on a bench
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.

woman posing
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.