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May 28, 2015

Tri-institutional Stem Cell Retreat brings together Broad centers from USC, UCLA and UCSF

USC graduate student Du Jiang (Photo by Cristy Lytal)

USC graduate student Du Jiang (Photo by Cristy Lytal)

By Cristy Lytal

Working alone, a scientist or university can only make so much progress in finding answers to basic questions or new treatments for diseases ranging from HIV to cancer to diabetes. That’s why nearly 300 scientists from USC, UCLA and UCSF gathered in Santa Barbara for a Tri-institutional Stem Cell Retreat.

Hosted by USC at the Fess Parker: A Doubletree Hilton Resort from May 17–19, the retreat showcased some of the most innovative projects from the three universities’ stem cell research centers — which were all established with support from Eli and Edythe Broad and the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM).

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May 13, 2015

Request for proposals: Hearst Fellowship Award

Kaufman_Font-Based_R1A recent gift from the Hearst Foundations established the Hearst Fellows at USC. An annual fellowship award of $65,000 that includes one year of salary and benefits will be made to an exceptional junior postdoctoral researcher within USC’s stem cell research community. This investment and prestigious recognition for a total of three talented junior postdoctoral fellows is designed to ensure that they have the resources to start their postdoctoral fellowship within the first two years at USC and acquire preliminary data that will make them more competitive for nationwide postdoctoral fellowship programs.

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