CLEMSON – The inaugural Clemson Integrated Plant Sciences Symposium, as part of the DuPont Pioneer Symposia Series, will be held April 20 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Watt Family Innovation Center on Clemson’s campus. Six featured speakers from prestigious universities, including Cornell and Duke, as well as a speaker from DuPont Pioneer, […]
When Leland Dunwoodie, an undergraduate biochemistry student at Clemson University, approached his professor about wanting to start research on “some human stuff” in the spring of 2016, he didn’t imagine it would lead to the discovery of 22 genes that are implicated in glioblastoma, the most aggressive type of brain cancer.
CLEMSON – Clemson University’s Eukaryotic Pathogens Innovation Center (EPIC) celebrated its five-year anniversary Wednesday with a spirited discussion about the College of Science center’s latest explorations into biomedical research. Then came the cutting of the cake – and the fun continued. A special guest joined the crowd to express his thanks for everything EPIC has […]
CLEMSON, South Carolina – The TIGERS ADVANCE Distinguished Speaker Series, created to exhibit the extent of diversity among STEM scientists, has announced its lineup of speakers for the Spring 2018 semester. All talks will be held in the Watt Family Innovation Center auditorium. Robotic engineer Ayanna Howard – Feb. 20, 3-4:15 p.m. Ayanna Howard – […]
Dogs with merle-patterned coats are special. Leigh Anne Clark, an associate professor of genetics at Clemson University, explains why, and how. She studies the genetics of dogs, including dogs like her own, Watson. Among her various discoveries is an insertion in the SILV gene that explains pigmentation.
Jose Guevara, a former doctoral student in genetics and biochemistry, refused to allow a loss of vision to impede his dream of becoming a scientist.
CLEMSON – Along with the appointment of three new Associate Deans, the Dean’s Office in the College of Science has chosen four other faculty and staff members to lead the College in its ScienceForward initiatives. Nationally renowned scholar, educator and mentor Robert Anholt has been named Director of Faculty Excellence for the College of Science. […]
CLEMSON – The College of Science, having just recently surpassed its inaugural year, has appointed three faculty members to Associate Dean positions in the Dean’s Office. They will begin their roles starting in January 2018. Apparao M. Rao, an R.A. Bowen Professor in the department of physics and astronomy and the director of the Clemson […]
A Clemson professor, an alumnus, a former CCIT staff member and two current students have unveiled a computer software that can sort genes to better understand how they interact to cause disease.
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 […]
Renowned geneticist to become director of Clemson University's Center for Human Genetics.
Geneticist making strides in understanding a complex disorder affecting canines and humans.
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 […]
Leland Dunwoodie, a biochemistry senior in the College of Science, was recently named 2017-18 President of Undergraduate Student Senate.