Weak corn and sorghum stalks cause the loss of about 20 percent of the crops in the U.S. annually, and Rajan Sekhon and Christopher McMahan of Clemson University’s College of Science are part of a multi-university consortium trying to find out why.
Samantha Price, an assistant professor of biological sciences at Clemson University, is recording the shapes and sizes of the fishes at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History as part of her research aimed at understanding the factors that control body-shape diversity.
CLEMSON – The College of Science’s Fall Semester Kick-off Meeting celebrated an eventful summer while looking forward to a busy fall that will be filled with opportunities. The event was held Aug. 20 in the Poole Agricultural Center’s auditorium. The agenda included a welcome by Dean Cynthia Y. Young, highlights from the Dean’s July 19 […]
CLEMSON – Each year, the Clemson University Postdoctoral Association’s Distinguished Postdoctoral Award is given to one outstanding postdoctoral fellow who embodies excellence in scientific research, leadership, advocacy, outreach and teaching. This year, Vera Bin San Chan of the department of biological sciences claimed the honor. Chan has been employed as a postdoctoral research associate in […]
CLEMSON – As a child, Jill Walton’s grandfather, a microbiology professor, introduced her to the array of bacteria, archaea, fungi and viruses that comprise the microbiome. Walton has been fascinated by it ever since. She joined Clemson University in 2016 as a freshman in microbiology, and soon after became an undergraduate researcher in professor Barbara […]
The daughter of a small business owner and a maintenance worker with York School District 1, Samantha Lovern is the first in her family to attend university. And thanks to a national grant from Procter and Gamble and generous Clemson donors, she’s also the first in her family to study abroad.
The plethora of salamanders living in the southern Appalachian Mountains might be in less danger from the effects of global warming than previously believed, according to new research published Wednesday in Science Advances.
CLEMSON – When she isn’t hiking, painting or serving in the Lutheran Campus Ministries at Clemson University, junior biochemistry major Katherine Floyd is toiling away in the lab. This summer, her hard work has paid off. Floyd recently received a fellowship from the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) that will fund 10-12 weeks of her […]
Researchers at Clemson University have uncovered a drug molecule that can alter the levels of bacteria present in the gut – specifically a strain that is linked to the onset of Type 1 diabetes in at-risk children.
A Tiger is about to become a Ninja, and you can watch it happen at 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 6, on NBC as Clemson University graduate and Army veteran Verdale Benson, 38, competes to be the next American Ninja Warrior.
CLEMSON – Five students from the College of Science took a U.S. Military Oath of Office followed by the Silver Dollar Salute during Clemson University’s Joint Commissioning Ceremony at Tillman Hall on Wednesday (May 9). Forty students in Clemson University’s Army and Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) were honored at the Joint Ceremony, […]
CLEMSON – With minds as sharp as pencils, more than 700 eager students descended on the campus of Clemson University to attend the 39th Annual Biology Merit Exam on Friday (April 27). The longtime mega-event, which recognizes and promotes outstanding achievement among middle and high school students in South Carolina, is sponsored by the department […]
Tripp and Anne Jones have been tailgating in the same spot at Clemson long enough to watch a tree grow up alongside their children and grandchildren, but the length of time they have been a part of the Clemson family barely scratches the surface of their commitment to Clemson.
CLEMSON – Two standout graduate students from the College of Science will be presented university-wide awards at the Doctoral Hooding Ceremony on May 10. Clemson University’s Graduate School has awarded the Outstanding Graduate Researcher Award (GRA) to Yunhui Peng of the department of physics and astronomy. Huixi Li of the department of mathematical sciences has […]
A study out of Clemson University’s department of biological sciences has identified tiny particles in the brain that regulate the neuroimmune system, a result that might one day be used in treating traumatic brain injuries or viral infections of the brain.