Seven research areas. Hundreds of specializations. Endless research potential. 

Research areas

We offer many areas of research opportunity for our students. You can review individual faculty specializations and find contact information using our faculty listing.

Major research initiatives

Nevada INBRE Core Facilities

Fostering educational opportunities for future biomedical researchers, providing grants, encouraging biomedical research, supporting research service laboratories and collaborating with other Western IDeA states to help traditionally underfunded states build biomedical infrastructure.

Research facilities

  • Nevada INBRE Bioinformatics Core
  • Nevada Cytometry Center
  • Nevada Genomics Core Facility
  • In Vivo Imaging Core
  • Nevada Proteomics Center

Integrative Neuroscience - COBRE

A multidisciplinary research center bringing together neuroscientists from across campus to foster complementary and synergistic approaches to understanding the brain and neurological disorders.

Research facilities

  • Neuroimaging Core
  • Cellular and Molecular Imaging Core
  • Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Core

Smooth Muscle Plasticity Core Facility

Fostering research in the field of smooth muscle biology.

  • Single Cell Molecular Expression
  • Fluorescence-Activated Cell Sorting and Flow Cytometry

Cell Signaling Research Core Facility

Studying the cell biology of signaling across membranes.

  • Transmission Electron Microscopy
  • Cell Metabolism Analysis
  • Confocal Imaging
  • Nevada Transgenic Center