Stories tagged with "Center For Human Genetics"

  • Speaker Rush Holt at podium

    Video highlights of Rush Holt’s appearance at Clemson

    October 8, 2019

    CLEMSON — Educator, scientist, executive and former U.S. congressman Rush D. Holt shared his unique perspective on the important role science plays in a democracy on September 10, 2019, when he presented the lecture “Science and the Citizen” on campus to Clemson faculty and students. According to Holt, opinion and ideology have displaced evidence in […]

  • Rush Holt at the podium speaking

    Physicist and politician Rush Holt calls for science to enhance democracy

    September 16, 2019

    CLEMSON — Educator, scientist, executive and former U.S. congressman Rush D. Holt shared his unique perspective on the important role science plays in a democracy on September 10 when he presented the lecture “Science and the Citizen” on campus to Clemson faculty and students. According to Holt, opinion and ideology have displaced evidence in many […]

  • Headshot of scientist Rush Holt

    Physicist and politician Rush Holt to speak on science’s role in democracy

    September 2, 2019

    CLEMSON — Educator, scientist, executive and politician Rush D. Holt will share his unique perspective on the important role science plays in a democracy when he presents the lecture “Science and the Citizen” on September 10. The talk, which is free and open to Clemson University faculty, staff and students, begins at 3 p.m. in […]

  • Mackay delivers Herman Vanden Berghe Lecture at renowned university in Belgium

    June 12, 2019

    FLANDERS, Belgium – As part of a European tour in late May and early June, College of Science geneticist Trudy Mackay delivered the Herman Vanden Berghe Lecture 2019 at the Center for Human Genetics at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. Mackay, director of the Clemson University Center for Human Genetics, is recognized as one of the world’s […]

  • Test tube containing fruit flies.

    Clemson Center for Human Genetics continues to unravel how genes impact drug use and addiction

    May 20, 2019

    Research at the Clemson University Center for Human Genetics is revealing new insights into how genes impact drug use and addiction through a novel study of  susceptibility to the effects of cocaine and methamphetamine in fruit flies.

  • At alumni event

    Past and future join as one at College of Science 2019 philanthropy reception

    February 13, 2019

    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 […]

  • Renowned geneticist to speak at Clemson.

    Video: Complete Feb. 1 lecture by geneticist Fred Gould

    February 6, 2019

    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, […]

  • Trudy Mackay, director of Clemson's Center for Human Genetics, receives the prestigious Dawson Prize from Dublin geneticist Aoife McLysaght.

    Clemson geneticist’s honorary trip to Dublin is a learning experience for all

    November 9, 2018

    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 […]

  • Trudy Mackay accepts the 2018 Dawson Prize.

    Clemson geneticist Mackay receives prestigious prize at Trinity College Dublin

    November 2, 2018

    DUBLIN – Clemson scientist Trudy Mackay was honored with the prestigious 2018 Dawson Prize in Genetics at Trinity College Dublin on Thursday. Mackay is director of Clemson University’s Center for Human Genetics (CHG) and a geneticist of international prominence whose futuristic research continues to move Science forward in the 21st century. The Dawson Prize, awarded every […]

  • The sculpture of "The Double Helix" by Brian King stands outside the Smurfit Institute of Genetics at Trinity College Dublin.

    Clemson geneticist Mackay to be honored at renowned Trinity College Dublin

    October 25, 2018

    Trudy Mackay, director of Clemson University’s Center for Human Genetics, will be honored in Dublin as the 2018 recipient of Trinity College’s Dawson Prize in Genetics, which is awarded to geneticists of international prominence.

  • Trudy Mackay and Robert Anholt work with tiny fruit flies to make big discoveries.

    Center for Human Genetics receives $1.87M to study genetic underpinnings of complex traits

    October 8, 2018

    Trudy Mackay and Robert Anholt of Clemson University’s Center for Human Genetics have received $1.87 million from the National Institutes of Health to advance research aimed at significantly increasing our fundamental understanding of the complex roles molecular variations play in human disease.

  • New faces, moving ScienceForward

    December 8, 2017

    CLEMSON – Along with the appointment of three new Associate Deans, the Dean’s Office in the College of Science has chosen four other faculty and staff members to lead the College in its ScienceForward initiatives. Nationally renowned scholar, educator and mentor Robert Anholt has been named Director of Faculty Excellence for the College of Science. […]

  • Geneticist Trudy Mackay is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and of the Royal Society.

    Renowned scientist named director of Clemson’s Center for Human Genetics

    October 23, 2017

    Renowned geneticist to become director of Clemson University’s Center for Human Genetics.

  • External view of the Self Regional Hall, a new 17,000-square-foot, state-of-the art facility on the Greenwood Genetic Center campus.

    Clemson Center for Human Genetics unveils new facility on Greenwood Genetic Center campus

    February 15, 2017

    Self Regional Hall, a new 17,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility that will house the Clemson University Center for Human Genetics, has opened on the campus of the Greenwood Genetic Center.