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Justin Lopez named University of Nevada, Reno’s 2013 Herz Gold Medalist
May 17, 2013 • By Natalie Savidge
Bishop Manogue Catholic High School graduate caps academic career.
University students sweep graduate team awards in Governor’s Cup Competition
April 19, 2013 • By Deanna Hearn
Graduate teams took first, second and third place prizes plus the Lt. Governor’s Award for clean energy-related technologies.
Insect research heads down path to start-up company with NSF I-Corps program
February 6, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
University researcher team moves from the lab to the boardroom to build a business based on insect enzymes.
iGEM experience one example of student experience in undergraduate research
November 19, 2012 • By Tiffany Moore
Nine undergraduates received international recognition in the 2012 International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) contest at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Students advance to world championship in synthetic biology competition
October 19, 2012 • By Tiffany Moore
University iGEM team presented project to develop protein that helps vitamins bind to rice, making it healthier
Biochemistry students seek to make rice healthier in synthetic biology competition
October 11, 2012 • By Tiffany Moore
CABNR iGEM team is exploring new ways to use rice to bring nutrients to the malnourished.
CABNR's Cushman leads joint research effort with $14 million DOE grant
September 14, 2012 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Grant to explore photosynthesis and drought tolerance in desert-adapted plants is being led by biochemistry professor John Cushman.
Valley Road Field Day to showcase biotechnology research, agricultural outreach
August 22, 2012 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Valley Road Field Day on Sept. 8 is an opportunity for the public to see the activities at the 48-acre Agriculture Experiment Station.
University synthetic biology team wins gold in iGEM America's competition
November 2, 2011 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Student team wins genetic engineering competition with innovative process for producing inexpensive biofuel
Research helps world wine industry, shows viability for Nevada economy
November 1, 2011 • By Mike Wolterbeek
After years of research, and wine tasting, Professor Cramer makes global impact on raising grapes in low rainfall areas, shows wine industry viable for Nevada economy
One award after another
May 25, 2011 • By Jean Dixon
Lauren VanCitters had an impressive collection of academic medals and stoles draped over her gown as she waited at the front of the line of College of Science students on May 14 for Commencement ceremonies to begin.
Students engineer DNA for national competition
September 28, 2009 • By Mike Wolterbeek
A team of students worked to transform the genes that synthesize cinnamon oil into plants that are an eco-friendly mosquito killer.
Nevada Scientist Makes Adaptation Discovery
August 19, 2009 • By Mikalee Byerman
Questions involving adaptation and genetic mutation have new answers thanks to Chris Feldman and peers from Utah State University and the University of Virginia.
Cushman to study water adaptation in plants
July 27, 2009 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Biochemist John Cushman is investigating how plants thrive in warmer, drier climates.
Lake Tahoe gets help in fight against invasives
December 11, 2008 • By Alix Cirac
When people see Lake Tahoe’s sparkling waters, they may not think about the diversity of species that live in and around the Western landmark.