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USC Stem Cell

Congratulations to Kate Galloway and Vincent Yu, winners of the Doerr Stem Cell Challenge Grant

Photo by Cristy Lytal

Photo by Cristy Lytal

Although it’s not the type of challenge that involves an ice bucket, this year’s Doerr Stem Cell Challenge Grant has brought together two young scientists from different USC labs to tackle ALS.

“These $10,000 grants make it possible for our students and postdocs to connect and collaborate on one-year interdisciplinary projects spanning different labs,” said Andy McMahon, chair of the executive committee of USC Stem Cell. “The students and postdocs initiate and propose the projects themselves—thus developing their creativity and independence.”

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