University of Southern California


Research Centers


Saban Research Institute at Children’s Hospital

One of the top five independent pediatric research institutes in the country, the Saban Institute conducts biomedical research involving the molecular and clinical understanding of childhood development.

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The Internet

Scientists at USC's Information Sciences Institute invented the domain name system that, .gov, and other names into Internet Protocol addresses worldwide. ISI was instrumental to the creation of the TCP/IP communication protocol used on the Internet.

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Help create the next innovation at USC with your gift to the research initiative fund.

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Innovation and Entrepreneurship Memo

Services available that support innovation and entrepreneurship in the university: USC Stevens Center for Innovation is our technology transfer office, Incubate USC is USC’s portal to all university innovation and entrepreneurship programs, the DTLA Business Improvement District has launched an “Innovate LA” initiative to develop an innovation strategy to attract technology industries and startups into the downtown district. Full MEMO

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