New faculty recruits become the recruiters

Call it the magnet effect: A run of recruiting success at USC attracts new scholars who, in turn, become powerful draws for top colleagues, students and supporters. Magnet faculty newly recruited from …

Mutant cells dig in their heels

Certain mutated cells keep trying to replicate their DNA — with disastrous results — even after medications rob them of the raw materials to do so, according to new research from USC.

Christina Curtis wins young investigator award

The V Foundation for Cancer Research recently honored Christina Curtis, assistant professor of preventive medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, with one of only 17 2012 V Scholar grants. …