News: Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

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.
woman smiling
Research | October 6, 2020
Brookings Mountain West and The Lincy Institute student researchers embrace remote learning and engage in public policy research to benefit UNLV and the region.
A hand is seen wiping a folder with a UNLV logo
Research | August 11, 2020
As summer comes to a close and classrooms open, UNLV biochemist Ernesto Abel-Santos offers cleaning best practices.
UNLV graduate seated with decorated cap
Campus News | May 14, 2020
An enduring UNLV end-of-semester tradition is to highlight exceptional students who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.
A woman in a labcoat manipulates a test tube
Business and Community | April 17, 2020
Life sciences' Helen Wing and colleagues assisting Southern Nevada Health District with viral transport medium; other faculty in College of Sciences contribute protective equipment.
chalk drawing of human body with intestinal tract
Research | February 12, 2020
New UNLV study shows promise for role of a high-carb, low-protein, and low-fat diet in fighting off C. diff infections.
A man in a labcoat sit near a computer
Research | December 17, 2019
Rebel Grad Slam winner Nam Hoang’s research focuses on how tumors trick the body into feeding them, and how to stop it.
A woman smiles while working with scientific equipment
People | September 20, 2019
Alumna Vanessa Sanders finding new paths for isotopes therapeutic and diagnostic at Brookhaven National Laboratory.
Bradley Boe ready to play wheelchair rugby
People | July 11, 2019
Bradley Boe finds empowerment in a new scholarship for students with spinal cord injuries.
Jun Yong Kang writes on a glass board.
People | May 13, 2019
The most exciting thing about chemistry? The infinite failures in even the most thoroughly thought-out experiments, the biochemist says.
A scientist recoils from The Machine. (Illustration by Chris Jones)
Research | April 15, 2019
Professor Clemens Heske's pride and joy is unique worldwide in its ability to study surface chemistry.
Bhagya De Silva portrait
People | January 17, 2019
Doctoral student Bhagya De Silva traveled more than nine thousand miles to mine for better Alzheimer's Treatments.