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CLEMSON – The College of Science’s Fall Semester Kick-off Meeting celebrated an eventful summer while looking forward to a busy fall that will be filled with opportunities. The event was held Aug. 20 in the Poole Agricultural Center’s auditorium. The agenda included a welcome by Dean Cynthia Y. Young, highlights from the Dean’s July 19 […]
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 […]
The Clemson Center for Human Genetics officially opened for business Tuesday evening, celebrating with an enthusiastic gathering of supporters who met with scientists and toured the state-of-the-art facility. Piloted by a cadre of researchers equipped with world-class laboratories and technologically advanced instrumentation, Clemson’s Center for Human Genetics has successfully landed on the global stage – both in talent and scope.
CLEMSON, South Carolina – Sarah Waldvogel, who received dual bachelor degrees in genetics and biochemistry at Clemson University this past spring, has been selected as a 2018 recipient of the Marcus L. Urann Fellowship by The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. Waldvogel, who was born in Central, South Carolina, is one of only six […]
A National Institutes of Health (NIH) T35 (medical) training grant will allow medical school students to do research in the Eukaryotic Pathogens Innovation Center labs at Clemson while strengthening partnerships between academic partners in the Greenville Health System (GHS) Health Sciences Center. Kerry Smith, the director of EPIC, an interdisciplinary research cooperative with a focus on […]
Annoyed by that crack on your phone’s screen? You wouldn’t be if the screen could heal itself, like a body heals a cut. That day is coming. Research and development in this area is so popular now that today’s advice to Benjamin Braddock would be two words: self-healing plastics.
For the first time, a team of international scientists has located the cosmic source of a high-energy subatomic particle that pierced our planet last year.
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 – A National Science Foundation grant awarded in 2016 to a team of five mathematical sciences professors continues to pay extensive dividends for the College of Science. The NSF Research Training Groups (RTG) grant awarded to Jim Brown, Shuhong Gao, Kevin James, Felice Manganiello and Gretchen Matthews has been supporting efforts to improve research […]
The daughter of a small business owner and a maintenance worker with York School District 1, Samantha Lovern is the first in her family to attend university. And thanks to a national grant from Procter and Gamble and generous Clemson donors, she’s also the first in her family to study abroad.
The plethora of salamanders living in the southern Appalachian Mountains might be in less danger from the effects of global warming than previously believed, according to new research published Wednesday in Science Advances.
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 […]
Physics students at South Carolina State University will be able to earn their bachelor’s and master’s degrees in just five years as part of a new dual-degree program with Clemson University. Undergraduate physics students will study at SC State for three years, then transfer to Clemson University, earning a bachelor’s degree from SC State and their master’s degree from Clemson by the end of the fifth year thanks to a new agreement between the schools that leaders signed Thursday.
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.
The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) has awarded Clemson University a grand gold for “Eclipse Over Clemson,” a mega-viewing party for the 2017 total solar eclipse.