Victoria Corbin, the director of the Clemson University Life Sciences Outreach Center, has been changing the public’s perception of science one beer – or one meeting, rather – at a time.
CLEMSON – Two undergraduate students in biological sciences – Haley Krachman and Maddie Eastman – received the first disbursements of the Dr. Alfred P. Wheeler Scholarship Endowment at a luncheon held on Dec. 1. The endowment was established in 2013 in honor of professor Alfred “Hap” Wheeler, who was the department chair of biological sciences […]
Clemson University researchers are seeking the public’s help with spotting 145 brown pelican chicks that were tagged with leg bands this summer on the Gulf Coast to study their movement once they leave the nest.
By observing the foraging habits of a New World monkey called a golden lion tamarin, assistant professor Lisa Rapaport was able to uncover evidence of adult tamarins actively teaching their young.
Four students have started their senior year knowing they’ve been accepted to medical school. As juniors, Alison Sansone, Amanda Kington, Megan Hooks and Regan Van Metre applied and were accepted to the University of South Carolina (USC) School of Medicine Greenville through the CU/USCSOMG Early Assurance Program in its pilot year. The USC School of […]
CLEMSON, South Carolina – The 5th Annual Cell Biology of Eukaryotic Pathogens (CBEP) meeting was held on Oct. 19-20 at the Clemson Outdoor Lab, bringing together some of the best parasitic and fungal disease researchers in North America for coffee and collaboration. Hosted by Clemson University’s Eukaryotic Pathogens Innovation Center (EPIC), the meeting is held […]
Clemson University marine scientists and students are leading efforts to solicit help for the hurricane-impacted Florida Keys and Caribbean.
CLEMSON, South Carolina – The familiar signs of a research symposium were on view on Sept. 22 when students from the College of Science gathered in the Hendrix Student Center to present the latest results of their independent research. Easels, posters and sharply dressed undergraduate students from the departments of biological sciences, genetics and biochemistry, […]
CLEMSON, South Carolina – The stepping stones of scientific advancement rely on the identification of genes involved in cytokinesis, the processivity of dynein motor proteins, the construction of neural circuits – or some other equally-obscure-sounding research – because these are the studies that lay the groundwork for the development of cures or novel disease treatments […]
A Clemson graduate student in biological sciences was recently featured in both PBS and BBC productions of a nature film that focuses on wildlife's response to the changing seasons in Yellowstone National Park.
Research conducted by Zhicheng Dou, an assistant professor of biological sciences in the College of Science, was featured in the June 2017 issue of Nature Microbiology. The findings, concerning the parasitic disease toxoplasmosis, suggest that the parasite’s “stomach” is a key target for drug development.
A Clemson University graduate student helped determine what was causing taste and odor problems with drinking water drawn from Hartwell Lake and is working to address them.
Caitlin Seluzicki, a rising senior majoring in microbiology at Clemson University, is the latest of more than 400 science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) scholars to receive the Astronaut Foundation Scholarship.
CLEMSON — While working for an environmental nonprofit organization in India, Namrata Sengupta investigated how poor waste management and sanitation practices can impact the environment and public health. Her work sparked an interest in environmental toxicology and led her to Clemson University in 2011 as a doctoral student in the field. Sengupta spent her time […]
CLEMSON – Staff members from the College of Science’s five departments gathered on May 24 at Clemson Outdoor Lab’s Kresge Hall for the college’s first annual Staff Appreciation Luncheon. Dean Mark Leising welcomed staff from the departments of biological sciences, chemistry, genetics and biochemistry, mathematical sciences, and physics and astronomy. He distributed seven awards to […]