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 […]
College of Science public information director wins gold and silver medals in the 2017 Association for Communication Excellence’s international critique and awards program.
CLEMSON – Scientists from around the nation joined forces with Clemson University researchers at a dynamic and multifaceted workshop titled “The Future of Integrative Structural Biology” on April 29 at the Watt Family Innovation Center. The daylong event served as a platform to discuss integrative methods in the field of structural biology, a powerful tool […]
CLEMSON – Meredith Morris, Jim Morris, Feng Ding and Amy Pope are the 2017 winners of College of Science faculty awards of excellence. Each will be recognized at the COS full faculty meeting Wednesday in the Daniel Hall auditorium. Meredith Morris won the 2017 COS Award for Teaching Excellence. She came to Clemson more than […]
CLEMSON – The College of Science honored its best and brightest during its first annual Students Awards Ceremony held April 14 in the Great Hall of the Core Campus. Nine college-level award-winners were acknowledged along with five winners of departmental-level awards. “It’s my pleasure to welcome our students, families, friends and faculty and staff of […]
Clemson University's Caitlin Seluzicki and Jessica Zielinski are winners of the 2017 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. Bridget Luckie earns honorable mention.
CLEMSON, South Carolina – The 2017 “Focus on Creative Inquiry Poster Forum” was held from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. April 6 at the Watt Family Innovation Center on the main campus of Clemson University. Teams representing more than 1,000 undergraduate students were on hand to talk about their research projects. Creative Inquiry is Clemson’s unique brand of […]
Prominent scientist Angela Belcher will take the stage at Clemson University at 2 p.m. Thursday to deliver the College of Science’s first “Discover Science Lecture.”
Now in its fifth year, Clemson University’s What’s in Our Waters (WOW) project continues to promote local conservation through citizen science.