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$50 Million Gift Signing Event

Join President C. L. Max Nikias, USC Dornsife Dean Steve Kay and USC Viterbi Dean Yannis C. Yortsos for a special announcement to celebrate an extraordinary gift to the USC Biological and Life Sciences.

Gary K. Michelson, retired orthopaedic spinal surgeon whose groundbreaking work generated more than 955 issued or pending patents worldwide, has donated $50 million to USC to fund the USC Michelson Center for Convergent Bioscience.

The center will be the cornerstone of a new collaboration between the USC Dornsife and the USC Viterbi School of Engineering that aims to transform how research is conducted at the intersection of engineering and the life and biomedical sciences.