Bill Paseman figures he has about two years. That’s two years to find therapies for the rare, untreatable kidney cancer that first showed up in his body as a kidney stone and a sore leg on a business trip. Paseman, an engineer and Silicon Valley veteran, isn’t one to sit back and hope someone else […]
Not even COVID-19 could stop a group of Clemson University students from working with Upstate middle-schoolers to instill a sense of wonderment for the marvels of scientific exploration.
EPIC's Meredith Morris receives $369K NIH grant to further our understanding of African sleeping sickness.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has selected its 2020 Ernest F. Hollings undergraduate scholars, with two rising juniors from Clemson University receiving scholarships. Korianna Hays and Kathleen Wirth are two of the 123 recipients this year.
Clemson grad student Sydney Abrams and her mentor Leigh Anne Clark have identified new genetic factors contributing to small body size in dogs.
As a graduate student at the Clemson Center for Human Genetics, Rebecca MacPherson has been able to foster research and outreach collaborations with the Greenwood Genetic Center.
Recent College of Science graduate Erin Mihealsick has been awarded the 1897 Fellow Scholarship, which is sponsored by The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.
Joey Thames’s supervisor says his knack for building relationships with students helps make him a successful adviser. Thames, student services manager in the genetics and biochemistry department in the College of Science, was awarded the 2020 Frank A. Burtner Award for Excellence in Advising. “Joey is currently managing over 300 advisees and has not only […]
“Caring” is a word a colleague used to describe Alison Starr-Moss in her nomination to receive the 2020 Ted Westmoreland Faculty Excellence Award. The Ted Westmoreland Faculty Excellence Award was established in 2013 through an endowment generously created and funded by the late Dr. Ted G. Westmoreland and is presented annually to honor a distinguished […]
Two Clemson University freshmen are thinking outside the box– and shining a light inside it– to combat COVID-19 at the grocery store. Carleigh Coffin and Ashlyn Soule said they are designing a device that would be located at supermarket checkout lanes. Groceries would be placed on the conveyor belt and then pass through an enclosed […]
As you look back over your time as a student at Clemson, I hope there are many great moments engraved in your memories. I encourage each of you to stay connected and engaged with each other, your department, your friends, your faculty, our college and our university.
CLEMSON — Tatum Sass, a Clemson biochemistry and genetics junior, has successfully created an assay that was published on April 20, 2020, in JoVE, a leading peer-reviewed video journal of experimental techniques. The full title of the video is “High-Throughput Method for Measuring Alcohol Sedation Time of Individual Drosophila melanogaster.” While participating in a 2019 […]
The Clemson University School of Health Research has appointed ten new faculty scholars from three colleges and four new clinical faculty from Prisma Health. Each year, Clemson University School of Health Research (CUSHR) appoints new faculty scholars and clinical faculty. Faculty Scholars are faculty members who demonstrate a strong record of health research, teaching and […]
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 […]
CLEMSON — College of Science graduate student Rebecca MacPherson, a member of professor Trudy Mackay’s research group, conducts genetics-based research that could someday translate into new approaches for treating children born with fetal alcohol syndrome. She’s also an advocate for increasing science literacy and sharing her results with the public. On March 12-13, MacPherson was […]