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Research Centers

Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies

The Wrigley Institute, based on Catalina Island, is the focal point of USC's research into marine biology and marine environmental sciences.

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Innovation

Organic light emitting diodes

The lab of USC Dornsife's Mark Thompson designed and patented organic light-emitting diode (OLED) display colors then licensed them to the Universal Display Corp., which developed them further and licensed them to Samsung for their Galaxy line of phones.

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Announcements

Private Secrets, Data Sharing and Trust in Science

Privacy, transparency and trust are all important to science and research. Watch a video presentation Vice President Randolph Hall gave on these topics at the Elsevier conference here. Password: elsevier2017

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