News: School of Life Sciences

Boo Shan Tseng
People | April 4, 2016
This Life Sciences professor is all about communities — from the bacterial ones she studies (yuck) to the UNLV community she is pleased to have joined.
Lawrence Walker
People | March 4, 2016
An internationally recognized plant ecologist, Walker becomes the second consecutive UNLV professor to win the Nevada Regents' Researcher Award.
Nemanja Novokovic
People | March 2, 2016
A nearly native Las Vegan, Nemanja Novakovic had planned to leave Nevada when it came time for college. But that was before he discovered his academic dreams could be fulfilled at UNLV.
Bernajane Palisoc works in UNLV's neuropsychology lab with professor Daniel Allen
Research | February 23, 2016
The new Office of Undergraduate Research helps students engage in and celebrate their research and creative activity.
Brian Villmoare examines jawbone
Research | December 23, 2015
UNLV researchers made national headlines this year with their discoveries. Here's a round up of some of our top stories of 2015.
crows at commencement
People | December 14, 2015
Three UNLV graduates were recognized by President Len Jessup during Winter Commencement Dec. 15 for their academic and research excellence.
four portraits
People | November 4, 2015
Our Alumni of the Year tell us what the learned when they dealt with deadly viruses, used a crate for a desk, and faced a life-altering medical crisis.
Nora Caberoy
Research | November 2, 2015
Three UNLV scientists will present their work during an Alzheimer's research symposium Nov. 13 on campus.
Penny Amy speaks to assistants
Research | November 1, 2015
Microbiology professor Penny Amy leads a formidable team in honeycomb warfare.
Allen Gibbs
Research | October 21, 2015
Why UNLV researchers bred their fruit flies to be obese — and what their work reveals about heart disease.
Marty Schiller
Research | September 17, 2015
UNLV personalized medicine researchers seeking patent on potential HIV cure. Their technique uses a plant protein widely used in agriculture industry.
dry grass at red rock canyon
Research | July 10, 2015
82 percent of America’s three largest national parks are infested with at least one type of foreign foliage that’s ripe for becoming brushfire kindling.