Clemson University

Biotechnology, Health, and Society camp at CULSOC

Biotechnology, Health, and Society (residential camp for rising 9th-12th graders)

• 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

Dates: July 10 at 3-4 pm through July 16, 8:00-10:00 am.
Early bird fee, $825. Fee after April 25, $900 (will close to boarders on June 20)
Limited slots will be open for day campers. Early bird fee, $375. Fee after April 25, $450. Lunch included. Labs run from 9:00 am to ~3:30 pm.

Students in our residential camps 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.

Friday, July 15, 2016 at 9:00am to 3:30pm

CU Life Sciences Outreach Center, G26 Jordan Hall


Biological Sciences, College of Science

Target Audience

General Public




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Kaylee Helfrich

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Advance registration required.


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