School of Life Sciences News
Life sciences involves studies of living organisms and their life processes, including their evolution, and their relationships with other living organisms and our planet. Courses and programs are designed for those students pursuing professional careers in medicine, science, and science education.
Current Life Sciences News
This professor was inspired by a mentor while in college and now tries to do the same for UNLV students.
More than 3,000 newly minted UNLV Grads cross the Thomas & Mack Center stage during Spring 2019 Commencement.
UNLV president will highlight exceptional students at commencement who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.
This Research & Creative Honors Program participant found her research mission early in life and has been pursuing it ever since.
Hands-on experience to complement classroom learning helped this Research & Creative Honors Program participant understand — and love — biology even more.
Dr. Constantine George says taking a page from the state’s leading industry would benefit the medical industry.
Life Sciences In The News
Martin Schiller is the founder of Heligenics and executive director of UNLV‘s Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine.
A UNLV startup is using genes to create personalized diets.
At first, there was no road at all, just a series of springs where the water table breached the earth’s crust.
Your genes may hold clues to your optimal diet plan.
That’s what UNLV researcher Martin Schiller advocates with his new business, Food Genes and Me, a website that uses genetic data to predict how eating less or more of a certain food could help ward off disease.
Separate threads of Oscar Monterrosa’s life tied together Oct. 1, 2017, in Las Vegas.
His time as a combat medic in the Iraq War, his high school days as a lifeguard in Northern California and later Oregon, his studies at UNLV, the classes he teaches and his job as a paramedic for Community Ambulance, a private paramedic company—all converged.
Brian Hedlund and Ariel Friel collect microbes living for tens of thousands of years in the subsurface of the earth. By studying these microorganisms, they hope to gain clues about potential life on Mars and other planets.