News: School of Life Sciences

Prof. Kelly Tseng
Campus News | April 18, 2018
UNLV study shows frog embryos can fully regrow their eyes after injury, debunking a belief that they can’t.
young women looking at solar components
Campus News | April 10, 2018
The student-led Scientista Foundation chapter is working to close the gender gap in professional STEM fields.
Sophia Quinton
People | April 6, 2018
Undergraduate Honors College student Sophia Quinton has overcome personal adversity to win prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship.
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.