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.
Fundamental research processes that once took days or weeks to perform will now be done in minutes or hours with new equipment at Clemson University that could accelerate the development of medicines, advanced materials and other technologies.
A $1-million upgrade to Clemson University’s acclaimed supercomputer, the Palmetto Cluster, is expected to help researchers quicken the pace of scientific discovery and technological innovation in a broad range of fields, from developing new medicines to creating advanced materials.
Clemson scientists Alex Feltus and Melissa Smith have received a $2.95 million NSF award to develop cyberinfrastructure aimed at providing researchers around the nation and world with a more fluid and flexible system of analyzing large-scale data.
Clemson researchers are literally creating whole new worlds by combining computational and conservation science to build high-tech habitat connectivity maps.