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.
With patches of exposed skin, large lesions across her face and dull, expressionless eyes, you might think Lorelei, a Shetland sheepdog, has been abused. But that would be far from the truth: Lorelei is loved and well cared-for. She suffers from a painful condition called dermatomyositis, a genetic skin disorder that affects dogs and humans. The discovery, by Leigh Anne Clark, an associate professor of genetics at Clemson University, and her colleagues, could improve the future for dogs with dermatomyositis.
CLEMSON, South Carolina — Three Clemson University College of Science researchers recently shared their areas of expertise with a group of 16 graduate students, postdoctoral researchers and faculty members from other universities in a training workshop. Dubbed “Camp Lasernode,” the June 12-16 workshop aimed to teach the attendees — some of whom came from outside […]
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 […]
Those last moments as a Clemson student can be a bittersweet mixture of nostalgia, excitement, anxiety and pride.
The new Faculty Senate president, educator and researcher balances the demands of each of her roles.
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 […]
The department of genetics and biochemistry held its 1st Annual Research in Progress Symposium from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday in the Watt Family Innovation Center. Sessions included: “Plants, animals and the things that go bump in the night.” “A big bag of chemicals, or insight into fighting entropy.” “How does all that stuff fit in […]
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 […]
Lauren Gambill, a senior in the College of Science’s department of genetics and biochemistry, is one of eight Clemson University students who have received a prestigious Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation.
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 […]