CLEMSON – Clemson University undergraduate sophomore Jordan Childs of biological sciences understands the importance of creating professional connections early in his education to help with his future career goals. At the fourth annual “Tigers on Call” event on Sept. 28, students like Childs who are interested in pursuing careers in healthcare had the opportunity to […]
CLEMSON – Carlos D. Garcia, a professor of analytical chemistry in the College of Science’s department of chemistry, has been named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry – one of the highest recognitions for a chemist. The title recognizes Members of the Royal Society of Chemistry who have been in a senior position […]
Vincent Richards, an assistant professor of biology at Clemson University, has received an NIH grant to study the association between tooth decay and HIV infection in a population of children from Nigeria.
CLEMSON – In a set of curriculum standards for a K-12 science classroom, teachers will find details about concepts to be taught and performance indicators to aim for. But they won’t find a breakdown describing how to navigate their students’ personal beliefs regarding contentious scientific topics such as climate change, evolution, or genetically modified organisms. […]
A novel hybrid approach performed by researchers from Clemson University and Stony Brook University has revealed a 3-D structure of a protein fragment that could serve as a drug target in treating stroke patients.
CLEMSON – Htoo Paing, a doctoral student in the department of chemistry, is one of 23 students across the country who has received a 2018 Innovations in Nuclear Technology R&D Award from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The award is given to graduate and undergraduate students who excel in research relating to nuclear technology, […]
CLEMSON – As one of the National Science Foundation’s most prestigious honors, the Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award is granted in support of early-career scholars who excel as teachers in the classroom and researchers in the lab. This year, College of Science assistant professors Hugo Sanabria, Leah Casabianca and Xian Lu have been named […]
Weak corn and sorghum stalks cause the loss of about 20 percent of the crops in the U.S. annually, and Rajan Sekhon and Christopher McMahan of Clemson University’s College of Science are part of a multi-university consortium trying to find out why.
Published this week in Nature Methods, a team of 27 labs across the world – including Hugo Sanabria’s “Single Molecule Biophysics” lab at Clemson University – came together to devise a standard protocol for measuring distances in biomolecules.
Samantha Price, an assistant professor of biological sciences at Clemson University, is recording the shapes and sizes of the fishes at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History as part of her research aimed at understanding the factors that control body-shape diversity.
CLEMSON – Each year, the Clemson University Postdoctoral Association’s Distinguished Postdoctoral Award is given to one outstanding postdoctoral fellow who embodies excellence in scientific research, leadership, advocacy, outreach and teaching. This year, Vera Bin San Chan of the department of biological sciences claimed the honor. Chan has been employed as a postdoctoral research associate in […]
CLEMSON – As a child, Jill Walton’s grandfather, a microbiology professor, introduced her to the array of bacteria, archaea, fungi and viruses that comprise the microbiome. Walton has been fascinated by it ever since. She joined Clemson University in 2016 as a freshman in microbiology, and soon after became an undergraduate researcher in professor Barbara […]
CLEMSON – When she isn’t hiking, painting or serving in the Lutheran Campus Ministries at Clemson University, junior biochemistry major Katherine Floyd is toiling away in the lab. This summer, her hard work has paid off. Floyd recently received a fellowship from the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) that will fund 10-12 weeks of her […]
Researchers at Clemson University have uncovered a drug molecule that can alter the levels of bacteria present in the gut – specifically a strain that is linked to the onset of Type 1 diabetes in at-risk children.
Andrew Garmon, a doctoral student in the department of physics and astronomy, has received a fellowship to study at the prestigious Los Alamos National Laboratory beginning in August 2018.