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About 15 percent of the cells in our brains are scavengers—roving immune cells known as microglia that remove infectious agents, damaged neurons and plaques. USC Stem Cell scientist Justin Ichida is taking a close look at the role of microglia […]
As part of the Countdown to Commencement series, stem cell master’s student and Ichida lab member Nicole Koutsodendris is currently featured in a profile written by her classmate Ila Dwivedi. To read more, visit stemcell.usc.edu/2017/05/08/countdown-to-commencement-nicole-koutsodendris-aims-to-succeed-where-neurological-medications-fail.
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 […]
Undergraduate Carina Seah has obtained funding from the Student Opportunities for Academic Research (SOAR) program for Fall 2016. Congratulations!
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 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, 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.