Departments & units

Agricultural research, veterinary medicine, and rangeland science

Agriculture, Veterinary & Rangeland Science

Faculty in the Department of Agriculture, Veterinary & Rangeland Science specialize in the unique features found primary in Nevada and other semi-arid climates.

Biochemistry department

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Faculty in the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology focus on everything from biofuels to crop development to food crop diseases to human health.

environmental research

Natural Resources & Environmental Science

Faculty in the Natural Resources & Environmental Science are interested in the environment and how things interact with each other.

nutritional science

Nutrition & Dietetics

Faculty in the Department of Nutrition work toward improving human health.

Units

 
NAES

Experiment Station

Serving as the College's research branch

UCE

Extension

Serving as the College's outreach and community engagement conduit

 

Organizational chart

Historically, the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources has been associated with academics and lead by a dean. Today, the College serves as the umbrella for three major units: academics, research and outreach/engagement. The dean provides the overarching leadership but delegates unit management to directors and department chairs.

  • Bill Payne Dean of College
    • Department Chairs
      • Tamzen Stringham Chair of the Department of Agriculture, Veterinary & Rangeland Science
      • Bob Ryan Chair of the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
      • Hall Cushman Chair of the Department of Natural Resources & Environmental Science
      • Jamie Benedict Chair of the Department of Nutrition & Dietetics
    • Claus Tittiger Director of Academics
      • Juana Reynoza-Gomez Director of Advising, Recruitment & Retention
    • Ivory Lyles Director Cooperative Extension
      • Holly Gatzky Northern Area Director
      • Eric Killian Southern Area Director
    • Chris Pritsos Director of Experiment Station
      • Bo Kindred Assistant Director
    • Shauna Lemieux Director of Communications