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    Clemson faculty awarded COVID-19 research funding from Health Sciences Center at Prisma Health

    June 1, 2020

    Clemson University has received seed grant funding from the Health Sciences Center at Prisma Health for several COVID-19 research projects. The Health Sciences Center (HSC) released a special call for research focusing on COVID-related priorities such as disease etiology and epidemiology; health, social and economic impacts that populations experience; and innovative diagnostic and treatment interventions. […]

  • Clemson researchers, Prisma Health doctor collaborate to develop screening tool for ovarian cancer

    June 4, 2019

    A team of researchers from Clemson University and Prisma Health–Upstate are working to create a screening process to catch ovarian cancer in the early or pre-cancerous stages. Their goal is to make this screening as simple and easy for women as getting a pap smear. The idea is to identify the pre-cancerous changes through the makeup of the cervical mucus.

  • Three-photon microscopy images of (A and B) breast cancer cells and (C and D) glioblastoma cells.

    New imaging technique aims to find even the smallest of cancerous tumors

    October 22, 2018

    New research stemming from scientists at Clemson University has optimized a novel imaging technique that could help doctors better visualize tumors. The research – published recently in the International Journal of Nanomedicine – expanded upon a technique known as multi-photon imaging, which uses near-infrared light to excite fluorescent molecules that are injected near the site of a tumor.

  • Clemson researchers illuminate the field of microscopy with invention of nanoparticle ‘buckyswitch’

    July 12, 2017

    CLEMSON, South Carolina – Visualizing biological cells under a microscope was just made clearer, thanks to research conducted by graduate student Yifei Jiang and principal investigator Jason McNeill of Clemson University’s department of chemistry. With the help of Rhonda Powell and Terri Bruce of Clemson’s Light Imaging Facility, the team was able to develop a […]

  • Clemson researchers’ advancement in microscopy published in chemistry journal

    July 12, 2017

    Visualizing biological cells under a microscope was just made clearer thanks to research conducted by graduate student Yifei Jiang and principal investigator Jason McNeill of Clemson University’s department of chemistry.

  • Clemson researchers share expertise with students and scientists from around the world

    June 27, 2017

    CLEMSON, South Carolina — Three Clemson University College of Science researchers recently shared their areas of expertise with a group of 16 graduate students, postdoctoral researchers and faculty members from other universities in a training workshop. Dubbed “Camp Lasernode,” the June 12-16 workshop aimed to teach the attendees — some of whom came from outside […]

  • Scientists from Clemson and across the nation attended a recent daylong workshop on integrative structural biology.

    Clemson workshop on structural biology features renowned scientists

    May 8, 2017

    CLEMSON – Scientists from around the nation joined forces with Clemson University researchers at a dynamic and multifaceted workshop titled “The Future of Integrative Structural Biology” on April 29 at the Watt Family Innovation Center. The daylong event served as a platform to discuss integrative methods in the field of structural biology, a powerful tool […]

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    Commerce awards $70M to biopharmaceutical institute with Clemson researchers

    December 23, 2016

    A team of researchers at Clemson University is part of a new national institute aimed at advancing the United States’ leadership in the biopharmaceutical industry.

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    Pathogens research center earns $10.5 million NIH grant

    May 4, 2016

    A team of Clemson University researchers focused on fighting organisms responsible for infectious diseases that threaten the health of billions of people globally has been awarded $10.5 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

  • Mark Blenner, left, was principal investigator on a grant that will help Clemson University buy a cell sorter expected to speed up research.

    New lab equipment expected to speed up research at Clemson University

    March 22, 2016

    Clemson University will soon have a new piece of lab equipment that can sort through billions of cells in a matter of hours and will speed up research for a host of faculty members across campus. Mark Blenner, an assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, has received word that the Department of Defense will […]

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    Clemson Light Imaging Facility symposium explores the “Magnificent Microcosm”

    October 16, 2015

    The Clemson Light Imaging Facility is celebrating the importance of light microscopy with “Exploring the Magnificent Microcosm,” a symposium on October 22 from 9:00 to 4:30 in the Clemson Life Sciences Facility (CLIF). The symposium will feature guest speakers and talks by current users that highlight the types of advanced microscopy currently being applied at […]

  • Clemson Light Imaging Facility hosts symposium to highlight the wonders of light microscopes

    October 30, 2014

    The awe-inspiring ability of light to capture the beauty and significance of the microscopic world was displayed this week during the Clemson Light Imaging Facility’s Microscopy Symposium, “Exploring the Magnificent Microcosm.”