News: School of Life Sciences

signage that says "research"
Research | March 21, 2018
UNLV research administrators on creating an environment to connect faculty from different disciplines.
Fruit flies in a plexiglass container.
Research | March 15, 2018
UNLV biologist finds nearly 400 genes potentially associated with obesity and other health problems in fruit flies.
Beth Wi waves to robot Pepper
Campus News | January 30, 2018
Grad students present their best work at annual Inspiration, Innovation, Impact showcase on Feb. 2.
UNLV grad cap
People | December 15, 2017
Five UNLV graduates will be recognized by President Len Jessup during winter commencement for their combination of academic excellence and service to the community.
two men
People | November 22, 2017
Med student and community leader share a vision for a healthier Las Vegas.
Brian Hedlund sampling water in a spring.
Campus News | November 1, 2017
UNLV Prof. Brian Hedlund is studying microorganisms in a Nevada hot spring; the results could help evaluate whether extraterrestrial life exists.
Portrait of Elizabeth Stacy.
People | October 9, 2017
Excited about UNLV’s diversity and upward trajectory, this new life sciences professor is looking forward to involving more undergraduates in her research.
Scientist lifting test tubes.
Campus News | September 25, 2017
The university won a $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation to house a new multiphoton laser-scanning microscope, the first of its kind in Nevada.
Students examine flasks of fluid.
Campus News | September 21, 2017
UNLV welcomes inaugural SEA-Phages class, a two-semester, discovery-based undergraduate research course.
researcher in lab
Research | September 12, 2017
UNLV research efforts have consistently grown over its 60-year life span, setting us on track to someday becoming one of the premier research universities in the nation.
Alyssa Crittenden portrait
Research | September 1, 2017
What do a heist thriller, the evolving human diet, water quality, consumer behavior, literature, and Mars have in common? All were the foundation of research awards UNLV faculty gar-nered this year.
Kayla Bland, a participant in UNLV's Journey program examining a microscope slide.
Business and Community | July 31, 2017
UNLV is a host site for the federally-funded Journey program, which puts Native American and other minority high school students interested in health research into college labs.