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Stories tagged with "Biochemistry"


    Clemson online instruction through end of spring semester; all events suspended

    March 19, 2020

    To the Clemson Community: These are challenging times unlike anything I have seen in more than 30 years of working in higher education. I know many of you are concerned about your health, and the health of your loved ones – we are, too. In fact, every decision we have made over the past few […]

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    Alumni spotlight: ENT physician Clarice Seifert Clemmens

    January 31, 2020

    CLEMSON – “I don’t even know how to put into words what a tremendous impact Clemson had on my life,” said Clarice Seifert Clemmens (B.S. 2005-Biochemistry), a successful pediatric otolaryngologist and faculty member at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in Charleston. As a student, Clemmens played cello in the campus orchestra; participated in […]

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    Meet a Tiger: Ken Marcus

    April 30, 2019

    “A Ph.D. is a degree that says you’re a problem-solver, and my job is to create Ph.D.s,” says Ken Marcus, professor of analytical chemistry in the College of Science. Having guided close to 40 Clemson graduate students through the rigorous process of obtaining their doctorate degrees, and obtaining 15 patents, one could say he has […]

  • Joey Thames (left) and Carlos Garcia visit the CU-MUSC program in Charleston.

    Clemson faculty, staff visit MUSC  

    February 28, 2019

    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 […]

  • This month, the Clemson Debate Society is taking 11 students to the Worlds Universities Debating Championship in South Africa.

    Clemson Debate Society to compete in Worlds Universities Debating Championship

    December 7, 2018

    The Clemson Debate Society is taking its argumentative and critical thinking skills to South Africa for the World Universities Debating Championship. The tournament will be held Dec. 27 – Jan. 4 at the University of Cape Town. Eight students– four teams of two– will be competing against 400 other teams from 250 universities across the […]

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    National Scholars’ roar will echo far and wide with 100% placement post-graduation

    May 11, 2018

    Clemson University’s National Merit Scholars will span from Clemson to Cleveland with some pursuing secondary degrees while others dive into the workforce.

  • From one family to another

    April 5, 2017

    The Annexstad family established the Annexstad Family Foundation Scholarship in 2000 to help deserving students, specifically those who have overcome extraordinary hardships, achieve a college degree. The Clemson partnership was established in 2015, and in fall 2016, the first scholarship was awarded to a Tiger who is now one step closer to achieving his medical dream.

  • South Carolina grows around $130 million in peaches a year, according to federal data.

    Clemson scientists working to breed tastier, healthier peaches

    February 1, 2017

    Clemson University geneticist Ksenija Gasic seeks to do the unimaginable: improve the taste, aroma and nutritional value of the beloved peach. Gasic received a $150,000, three-year grant from the United States-Israel Binational Agricultural Research and Development Fund (BARD) to study a method of increasing the chemical compounds in peaches that impact flavor and aroma.

  • James Morris

    Clemson scientist receives NIH grant to pursue drug cure for deadly disease

    December 8, 2016

    Clemson University professor James Morris received a $184,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to research a new method of starving the deadly parasites that threaten millions of people worldwide. If successful, the work could lead to the development of oral treatments for African sleeping sickness, Chagas disease and Baghdad boil, an infection that has afflicted U.S. troops in the Middle East.

  • Clemson scientists receive $1.8M grant to combat Type 2 diabetes

    September 15, 2016

    Clemson researchers Feng Ding and Weiguo Cao recently received a collaborative $1.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to attain a deeper understanding of the intricate inner workings of Type 2 diabetes.