Professor James Morris sees both the biological allure of the parasites and the potential for a better way to kill them. As a genetics and biochemistry professor, he is studying these creatures with an eye toward developing an easier, safer and more effective treatment.
CHARLESTON – As part of the President’s Leadership Institute, Drs. Joey Thames and Carlos Garcia recently visited the Clemson University-Medical University of South Carolina program in bioengineering. The visit was led by Dr. Jeremy Gilbert and included a brief introduction to the program as well as a lab tour. This joint program was founded as a partnership between Clemson and […]
When Morgan Nichols takes the stage at the Miss South Carolina pageant this June, she will fulfill a dream – but maybe not the kind viewers would expect.
CLEMSON – The College of Science Student Advisory Board (COSSAB) is proud to present the second annual “SCI Week,” with events running from Monday, Feb. 25, through Friday, March 1. COSSAB consists of undergraduate and graduate student representatives from the four departments, one school and all seven major programs that serve as liaisons between students […]
CLEMSON – Those who have given and those giving back gathered together on a crisp winter evening on the campus of Clemson University to view the fruits of their collaborations face to face. On Feb. 8 in the glistening atrium of the Life Sciences Facility, donors representing the many private endowments gifted throughout the College […]
CLEMSON – A student panel will discuss ways it has become involved in professional development opportunities outside of Clemson University at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 18 in Watt 106. Their lecture will be titled “Beyond Clemson University.” This is the third of 10 spring seminars for students. For more information, contact Jennie LaMonte at email@example.com.
Fred Gould, a professor of entomology and plant pathology and the William Neal Reynolds Professor of Agriculture at North Carolina State University, spoke on the ethics of genetic manipulations and biotechnology at noon Feb. 1 in the Watt Auditorium. This lecture titled “Responsible Innovation in Genetic Sciences: Past, Present and Future” was open to faculty, staff, […]
Fred Gould, a professor of entomology and plant pathology and the William Neal Reynolds Professor of Agriculture at North Carolina State University, will speak on the ethics of genetic manipulations and biotechnology at noon Friday in the Watt Auditorium. This lecture titled “Responsible Innovation in Genetic Sciences: Past, Present and Future” is open to interested faculty, […]
Miriam Konkel has helped unravel the genomes of many animals, including the platypus, the rhesus macaque, the gibbon, the orangutan, the zebra finch and the marmoset. But a recent study of the baboon genome had a particularly exciting finding for the Clemson University researcher’s specific interest: Alu elements, a type of transposable element also known as jumping genes because they send copies of themselves to other locations in the genome.
CLEMSON – In the pursuit of faculty and research excellence, the College of Science has rounded up a series of renowned scientists who will be on campus in Spring 2019 to share their stories and their studies. Here are the highlights: College of Science Lectures “Successful Scientific Publishing” – Jan. 25, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Madren […]
CLEMSON – The College of Science is piloting a new seminar series in spring 2019, intended to equip SCIENCE students with the professional development skills they need to find enrichment opportunities available across the University. Dubbed SciencePREP – “Promoting Research, Engagement and Professionalism” – the seminar series was spearheaded by a collaboration between the College of Science’s Student Services and […]
A team of Clemson University researchers is working to protect humans and other mammals from the debilitating and even deadly effects of African sleeping sickness.
The way the world measures everything from coffee to the cosmos has undergone a profound transformation as four of the seven base units for the International System of Units have been redefined.
DUBLIN, Ireland – Clemson University scientist Trudy Mackay was presented with the prestigious 2018 Dawson Prize in Genetics at Trinity College Dublin in early November. Mackay, who is the director of Clemson’s Center for Human Genetics, spent almost a week in Ireland, where she received her prize, toured the university and city, gave a public […]
CLEMSON –The 6th annual Cell Biology of Eukaryotic Pathogens (CBEP) Meeting was held on Oct. 24-26 at the Clemson Outdoor Lab. This event brought together some of the best parasitic and fungal disease researchers in the country, helping them make connections with other researchers involved in the cell biology of various eukaryotic pathogens. Clemson University’s […]