USC Stem Cell is seeking applicants for the Eli and Edythe Broad Innovation Award — a research grant of $120,000 for an innovative, multi-­investigator proposal related to stem cells.

Applications focusing on cutting-edge technical advances, bioengineering, imaging, and molecular, genetic and cellular approaches are eligible, provided that the research has clear value to the broad objectives of USC Stem Cell. The goal is to stimulate new research initiatives, not to fund mature research programs.

Applications are due Oct. 3. To apply, go to

For questions, email or call (323) 442-8094.