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Request for Applications: A.P. Giannini Foundation 2018 Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Program

The A.P. Giannini Foundation invites physician-scientists and junior researchers with three to 36 months of postdoctoral research experience to apply to the 2018 Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Program. The Fellowship Program supports innovative research in the basic sciences and applied fields, and trains fellows to become established investigators. The research project should advance the translation of ...

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By | August 4th, 2017|Announcements|Comments Off on Request for Applications: A.P. Giannini Foundation 2018 Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Program

Request for Proposals: Eli and Edythe Broad Innovation Awards in Stem Biology and Regenerative Medicine—Stem Cell Engineering and Therapeutic Screening

A gift from the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation has established the Eli and Edythe Broad Innovation Awards in Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine at USC. …

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By | August 1st, 2017|Announcements|Comments Off on Request for Proposals: Eli and Edythe Broad Innovation Awards in Stem Biology and Regenerative Medicine—Stem Cell Engineering and Therapeutic Screening

Breakthrough research on stem cell-derived retinal organoid imaging offers real-time insights into the developmental origins of blinding eye diseases

A multidisciplinary team of researchers from the University of Southern California (USC) Roski Eye Institute, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) and the USC Viterbi School of Engineering used stem cell-derived retinal organoids and enhanced imaging technologies to assess an important retinal development and disease model in their cover story published this month in Investigative Ophthalmology ...

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By | July 27th, 2017|Announcements|Comments Off on Breakthrough research on stem cell-derived retinal organoid imaging offers real-time insights into the developmental origins of blinding eye diseases

High school student Richard Lopez gets an early start with stem cell science

Even though Richard Lopez is still in high school, he can already tell you a thing or two about the ureteric bud, the metanephric mesenchyme and the developing kidney. More impressively, he was familiar with these terms before starting his summer internship in the lab of Andy McMahon, kidney researcher and director of the Eli ...

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By | July 26th, 2017|Announcements|Comments Off on High school student Richard Lopez gets an early start with stem cell science

Call for Applications: The Amgen-USC Scholars Program

The University of Southern California (USC) and Amgen Inc. are pleased to announce the Amgen-USC Scholars Program. This program provides research opportunities and career mentorship for postdoctoral fellows who are interested in academic research as well as biotechnology. These fellows will be co-mentored by USC faculty and Amgen scientists. The program’s research focus will use ...

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By | July 20th, 2017|Announcements|Comments Off on Call for Applications: The Amgen-USC Scholars Program

USC alumna Amanda Kwieraga makes paintings from acrylic, wood and stem cell science

“Anyone who views something under a microscope or through a telescope will tell you that science is art, and that art is the perfect way to convey science,” said Amanda Kwieraga, an alumna of USC’s master of science in stem cell biology and regenerative medicine program. Using acrylic and ink on wood panels, Kwieraga is ...

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By | July 14th, 2017|Announcements|Comments Off on USC alumna Amanda Kwieraga makes paintings from acrylic, wood and stem cell science

Trojan Natasha Natarajan looks to the future of stem cells

“Everyone in this audience right now, you all started out as a stem cell,” said Natasha Natarajan at the 2017 TEDxUSC conference. “And then your DNA came in, did all the work, and differentiated each group of your stem cells into your muscles, into your heart, into your brain until we get the finished product: ...

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By | July 12th, 2017|Announcements|Comments Off on Trojan Natasha Natarajan looks to the future of stem cells

USC Stem Cell artist Amanda Kwieraga plants a Neuronal Forest

“Anyone who views something under a microscope or through a telescope will tell you that science is art, and that art is the perfect way to convey science,” said Amanda Kwieraga, an alumna of USC’s master of science in stem cell biology and regenerative medicine program. Using acrylic and ink on a wood panel, Kwieraga ...

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By | July 10th, 2017|Announcements|Comments Off on USC Stem Cell artist Amanda Kwieraga plants a Neuronal Forest

Whittier Foundation backs new group of research projects

The L.K. Whittier Foundation has been a critical source of funding for cancer research at the Keck School of Medicine of USC and the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, supporting clinicians and basic scientists who are advancing tailored therapies and nanobiotechnology. …

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By | July 7th, 2017|Announcements|Comments Off on Whittier Foundation backs new group of research projects

Call for Applications: T32 Training Fellowships in Developmental Biology, Stem Cells, and Regeneration

All PhD students who are conducting research related to developmental biology, stem cell biology, and/or regenerative medicine are encouraged to apply for a training fellowship. We have several slots available for both U.S. Citizens and international students, and funding will be for two years (conditional on satisfactory progress in year one). We anticipate that funding ...

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By | June 30th, 2017|Announcements|Comments Off on Call for Applications: T32 Training Fellowships in Developmental Biology, Stem Cells, and Regeneration

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