• Analyze your DNA and correlate the results with how you taste certain foods.
• Learn how DNA evidence is used to identify criminals and to exonerate the falsely accused.
• Genetically modify bacteria to make them glow in the dark! Explore how genetically modified organisms are used to make pharmaceuticals and other products.
• Probe DNA databases to identify normal and defective genes.
• Explore the nervous system and discover how injury and disease can wreak havoc on our brains.
This camp is offered through the Clemson Summer Scholars Program. Students will be housed in gender-segregated dorms, eat in the campus cafeteria, and be supervised by counselors through the Pre-Collegiate Programs Office of Clemson University. Outside of lab, students will participate in social events on the Clemson University campus, e.g. swimming, bowling, cookouts, etc.. Airport transportation to and from the Greenville-Spartanburg Airport is available for an extra $100 fee each way.
Dates: June 25-July 1 (Session Four).
Cost is $900 before April 1, $1000 after April 1.
We cannot accept commuter campers for this session.
TO ENROLL for this camp, see clemson.edu/summer/summer-science/index.html. This is the only CULSOC camp with different registration procedures.
All camps will be held in room G-26, Jordan Hall on the Clemson University campus. Enrollment will cap at 16 campers. Camps will be taught by Professor Victoria Corbin and other CULSOC personnel. The exact content of the camps is subject to change.