Scientists: Ryk needs a chaperone

Ryk has made the headlines by requiring a chaperone. But don’t assume that Ryk is a badly behaved celebrity — it’s actually a protein featured in a new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of the Sciences (PNAS).

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November 27th, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Mariani Lab reveals rules for making ribs

Scientists from the USC Stem Cell lab of Francesca Mariani, PhD, recently shared a recipe for ribs, and it doesn’t even require barbecue sauce.

In a new publication in the journal eLife, first authors Jennifer Fogel from USC, Daniel Lakeland from Read More »

November 23rd, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

One-size treatment for blood cancer probably doesn’t fit all, USC researchers say

Though African-American men are three times more likely to be diagnosed with a blood cancer called multiple myeloma, most scientific research on the disease has been based on people of European descent, according to a study led by researchers at Read More »

November 22nd, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

USC Norris Cancer Hospital recognized for nursing quality

The nurses of USC Norris Cancer Hospital have been recognized for their exceptional care with a 2017 Press Ganey National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators (NDNQI) Award For Outstanding Nursing Quality at an academic medical center. The award was announced Read More »

November 17th, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

USC’s Michelson Hall, new center for convergent bioscience, makes its debut

In the near future, USC researchers might be talking about medical breakthroughs made while chatting with engineers in line for an espresso at Michelson Hall — noting the ideas on a nearby touchscreen and saving their thoughts to the cloud.

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November 17th, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|