The Nevada Center for Applied Research matches industry needs with academic goals by connecting business with cutting-edge labs, equipment, services, expertise, training and talent.
“NCAR has helped with our research and development capabilities tremendously, especially in molecular biology, which requires a lot of equipment and also resources; The Nevada Center for Applied Research is fully capable of supporting us in doing that.”
– Tian Yu, CSO and VP of product development, Truckee Applied Genomics
Advanced facilities and equipment
Cutting-edge services and high-end instrumentation are available across campus and on site at the Applied Research Facility.
The Biosciences Entrepreneurial Lab is a dedicated wet lab incubator space, alongside other essential infrastructure and services offered by the Nevada Center for Applied Research on behalf of the University.
Research and technology talent
The Nevada Center for Applied Research has joined together with the University’s Nevada Career Studio and biotechnology programs to offer University-funded STEM internships. The Nevada Center for Applied Research offers unique access to biotech training and employment opportunities. Talented graduate and undergraduate students are available for research and technology-based positions:
- Regional businesses and startups can hire STEM students through University-funded internships
- A diverse talent pool is available including biotechnology majors and a wide range of STEM majors
- Employers have the option to allow course credit with departmental approval
- Potential for career placement at your company upon completion
The B.S. and M.S. Biotechnology Programs offered by the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology prepare students for industry employment through tailored learning and research experiences. On-campus work placement with specialized labs and affiliated startups and businesses supports technical skill development and real-world training. Paid internships allow participants to explore their scientific potential and become better trained for future careers within the field of biotechnology.
Internship hosts benefit from developing a placement pipeline with pre-paid internships through University-funded grants, securing talented and diverse undergraduate and graduate students from a wide range of STEM disciplines, and gain access to seamless recruitment through University job posting and onboarding.