Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI)

DEI Programs and Resources at USC Stem Cell

USC's stem cell research center
USC’s stem cell research center (Photo by Ben Gibbs)

Choi Family Postdoctoral Fellowships to increase the diversity of our outstanding community of postdoctoral trainees pursuing stem cell research

USC CIRM COMPASS Scholars Program: Creating Opportunities through Mentorship and Partnership Across Stem Cell Science, supported by a $2.9 million grant from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM), for undergraduates from historically underrepresented backgrounds with an interest in studying stem cell biology and regenerative medicine

Dean’s Fellowships for students in the master’s program in stem cell biology and regenerative medicine in recognition of their efforts to give back to their community to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and help the disadvantaged

USC Stem Cell Scholars Program, sponsored by the Amgen Foundation, for juniors in LAUSD high schools near USC’s Health Sciences Campus

USC Stem Cell/ University of California, Irvine collaboration: Faculty from the Department of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine at USC participate in the seminar series for the Outreach, Research Training and Minority Science Program (MSP) at the University of California, Irvine, which aims to increase the number and academic excellence of underrepresented (UR) groups being trained as the next generation of biomedical research scientists.