19th Annual Biotechnology Symposium and Pardini Lecture

The symposium features research from our graduating Biotechnology Graduate Program students. This year’s keynote speaker, Omar Akbari, is faculty at UC San Diego and co-founder of the biotechnology startup, Agragene. Please join us!

Nevada Field Day & Ag Expo

On Friday, May 31, 2024 visitors will be treated to a variety of hands-on activities, winetasting, demonstrations and giveaways.

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Biochemistry & molecular biology

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Earn a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in Biotechnology. You'll graduate with two degrees and the theoretical knowledge, technical skills and real-world experience of a well-trained researcher.

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Master of Science in Biochemistry

The academic environment is lively and highly interactive, as represented by a diverse, interdisciplinary seminar program sponsored in conjunction with other related departments.

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Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry

The program of study includes lecture courses, laboratory rotations, journal club presentations and discussion groups, a qualifying written and oral examination, dissertation research and one or more semesters of teaching experience.

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As a member of the Wolf Pack family and our department, you'll receive hands-on lab experiences, real-world community engagement opportunities and a science-based education that will set you up for success.




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Nevada Field Day & Ag Expo provides hands-on activities and demonstrations

Farm stand, wine tasting, wool products, plant sale and University research highlights of event

Monika Gulia-Nuss.

University of Nevada, Reno researcher takes on fight against deadly cattle tick

Pioneering researcher wins highly competitive Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award for collaborative international research project

Micah Woodruff.

Faces of the Pack: Micah Woodruff

A Q&A with the recipient of the Sam Lieberman Regents’ Award for Student Scholarship

CABNR Student Emergency Fund

Help provide students with critical support needed to continue their University education, despite facing unexpected challenges associated with COVID-19 or other emergencies.

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