The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine, or CIRM, is the state’s stem cell agency with a mission to accelerate stem cell treatments to patients with unmet medical needs. To further spread information about potential careers in stem cell, CIRM is holding its official statewide Stem Cell Awareness Day on Oct. 10.

Members from USC Stem Cell share their personal stories as well as provide advice to aspiring stem cell scientists in a new video series.


How to get an undergrad and master’s degree at the same time: Advice from USC Stem Cell progressive master’s student Carina Seah


How to get a PhD: Advice from USC Stem Cell PhD student Kimberley Babos


How to do a postdoc: Advice from USC Stem Cell postdoc Jorge Contreras


How to do a clinical fellowship: Advice from USC Stem Cell clinical fellow Abigail Zamora about becoming a doctor who conducts research