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

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 […]

Justin Ichida featured in USC Stem Cell video

Carina Seah received funding from the Student Opportunities for Academic Research (SOAR) program

Undergraduate Carina Seah has obtained funding from the Student Opportunities for Academic Research (SOAR) program for Fall 2016. Congratulations!

Lab seeking researchers with computational biology experience

The Ichida lab is seeking individuals with computational biology experience for projects aimed at identifying CNS disease mechanisms using transcriptional and epigenetic profiling. For more information and instructions about how to apply, visit ichidalab.usc.edu/employment.

Justin Ichida, Megan McCain and Dion Dickman win Broad Innovation Award

Justin Ichida, Megan McCain and Dion Dickman have won one of the inaugural Eli and Edythe Broad Innovation Awards in Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine at USC. In their project, they will create a new “organ-on-a-chip” approach for studying […]

Kimberley Babos featured in ISSCR Member Spotlight

Kimberley Babos, a PhD candidate and Ichida Lab member at USC, recently gave an interview to the International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) for a Member Spotlight. To read more, visit stemcell.usc.edu/2016/03/25/meet-kimberley-nicole-babos-phd-candidate-and-ichida-lab-member.

Justin Ichida wins New York Stem Cell Foundation award

Some people see an award as remuneration for work well done. Upon being named a New York Stem Cell Foundation – Robertson Investigator, ALS researcher Justin Ichida sees his award as motivation for work still left to do. “If you […]

Kim Staats wins Muscular Dystrophy Association Development Grant

Congratulations to Kim Staats on her Muscular Dystrophy Association Development Grant.

Gabriel R. Linares receives Broad Fellowship

For this year’s Broad Fellow, Gabriel R. Linares, science is personal. “I have to say the turning point that spiked my interest in science was when I was in high school, and my grandfather suffered a stroke,” he said. “I […]

Justin Ichida and Paula Cannon win Audrey E. Streedain Regenerative Medicine Initiative Award

Two collaborative teams within USC Stem Cell are developing new approaches that could eventually help patients with heart disease, frontotemporal dementia and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). The teams are the winners of the Audrey E. Streedain Regenerative Medicine Initiative Awards, […]