News: Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

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.
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.
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.