New Super Resolution Microscope System
August 26, 2013 — USC is installing a new DeltaVision OMX super resolution microscope in its Center for Electron Microscopy and Microanalysis (CEMMA) in September, providing 3D structured illumination. This acquisition is supported by the provost's core instrumentation fund along with the Dornsife College and Viterbi School.
Clinical Trials Office Director
June 14, 2013 — Soheil Jadali has been appointed as Director for USC’s Clinical Trials Office, effective June 24. Reporting to Jeri Muniz, Executive Director of the Department of Contracts and Grants, Soheil the will work with USC’s clinical investigators to expand innovative clinical care at USC by expediting clinical trials for novel and promising therapies.
May 29, 2013 — Research Deans, I am happy to announce the upcoming acquisition of an important new piece of shared research equipment from General Electric, with support from the Dornsife College, Viterbi School of Engineering and the Provost Core Instrumentation Fund- OMX Microscope. This acquisition fulfills one of the critical priorities in USC’s Plan for Science and Technology Facilities.
Kuali Coeus (KC) Post Award Now Available
May 16, 2013 — KC Post Award went live on April 22, 2013. All award activity – setting up new awards, establishing no cost extensions, closing out awards – now happens in KC. All budget activity – detailed budgets for new awards, satellites, and budget reallocations – now happens in SPA. Forms for detailed budgets, satellites and reallocations, can be found on the SPA Website 'Forms' Page.
USC Sympoisum on Digital Media
December 10, 2012 — USC Symposium on Digital Media Research, Education and Innovation is being held today (December 7) in Santa Monica. Discussion from the event, which is focused on building leadership in digital media at USC, is documented on “Backchannel”.
New Biorepository Policy in Effect
August 28, 2012 — USC has a new policy on biorepositories for human specimens, supporting the expansion of shared repositories of research specimens, engaging patients in prospective research, and ensuring their consent.
New COI in Research Policy
August 28, 2012 — USC has a new policy on Conflicts of Interest in Research, conforming to new regulations from the Department of Health and Human Services. Annual disclosures are now required for all HHS investigators, and all faculty, staff and students must disclose potential conflicts when they occur. Submit disclosures on-line through diSClose.
All HHS Researchers Reporting Disclosures- Effective August 24, 2012
August 3, 2012 — To comply with new federal conflict of interest regulations, investigators funded by Health and Human Services agencies must submit an annual disclosure of financial interests by August 24. Disclosures must by filed through the new diSClose system. For more information about the disclosureregulations, please see the signed memorandum.
Innovation in How Universities Do Research
June 9, 2011 — Are the institutions, culture and infrastructure of universities keeping pace with the capabilities of digital technology? Creativity and Collaboration in the Academy is USC’s ongoing dialogue on how to transform the practice of research so that universities remain at the forefront of innovation. Read More