Convergent Science Institute in Cancer

USC Michelson Center CSI-Cancer is aimed at integrating patient, model system, and high-content single cell data to translate clinically observed correlations into a mechanistic understanding of the physical and biological underpinnings of cancer dynamics. The organizing framework of the physical dynamics of cancer at the lab will focus on the spatial distributions and temporal evolution of…

Imaging Genetics Center

The Imaging Genetics Center (IGC) uses advanced “big data” methods to study over 20 major diseases of the brain — from Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease to disorders of brain development, psychiatric illnesses, and neurogenetic disorders. They co-founded a worldwide consortium of over 900 scientists from 40 countries to study the brain, called the ENIGMA…

Monthly Update – January 2022

All students in on-campus programs, all faculty, and all university staff are required to receive a COVID-19 booster (if in the eligible timeframe). Completion of a booster when eligible brings you to the “up to date on vaccinations” status on Trojan Check. Per these revised guidelines for workplaces, individuals on USC campus premises in locations where masking is required…

Monthly Update – November 2021

It is strongly recommended to get a booster shot for COVID-19. California public health officials are urging residents to get vaccinated and boosted as soon as possible to help prevent a possible winter surge in COVID-19 cases. If you have received the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines and 6 months or more have passed since your…

Students and Postdocs

▶ Postdoctoral Scholars▶ Graduate Students▶ Undergraduate Students▶ High School Students Working with faculty, USC students at all levels have opportunities to participate in research in labs, the community, the field, and sometimes around the globe. Below you can find opportunities and financial aid to do research as a student. To add or update a program…

Monthly Update – October 2021

Alliance of Engaged Universities and Colleges: As a member of the Alliance of Engaged Universities and Colleges, hosted by the International Association for Research on Service-Learning & Community Engagement (IARSLCE), USC faculty, staff, students and community partners may join IARSLCE and attend the 2021 Virtual Gathering (Nov. 15-17) at no cost.  To become a member of…

Hastings Center For Pulmonary Research

The USC Hastings Center for Pulmonary Research (HCPR) is making strides to combat lung disease through scientific investigations into the biology of lung injury, repair and regeneration. As part of its mission, HCPR seeks to expand and enhance pulmonary research through the creation of interdisciplinary research programs, enhanced training and career development, and targeted faculty…

Gehr Family Center For Health Systems Science And Innovation

The USC Gehr Family Center for Health Systems Science aims to accelerate the adoption of high-value and equitable health care for the Los Angeles community and nationwide, through science, advocacy and education. The center’s mission is to help collaborating health systems deliver better, more efficient care and to learn about the science of health care…

Edward R. Roybal Institute

The USC Edward R. Roybal Institute on Aging embraces a holistic, interdisciplinary approach to research that furthers the understanding of the aging process. The scientific work of the USC Roybal Institute’s faculty is widely cited in the field and the media, and this research supports the development of timely community interventions that improve the lives…

Diabetes & Obesity Research Institute

The Diabetes & Obesity Research Institute (DORI) is a multi-disciplinary collaborative of investigators at the University of Southern California seeking to link basic, clinical, and public health research to advance the understanding of obesity and its relationship to diabetes.