As USC Dornsife’s newly appointed associate dean for science and health, USC alumna Erin Quinn has a far-reaching vision to…
The USC Dornsife alumnus was dean of the USC Marshall School of Business for a decade, then became a forward-looking banker.
Students from USC Dornsife’s Spatial Sciences Institute (SSI) launch an aerial camera attached to a helium-filled weather…
Remo Rohs, assistant professor of computational biology at USC Dornsife, publishes three award-winning papers, one named a…
USC Dornsife’s Jacques Hymans has won the 2014 Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order for his book about nuclear ambitions.
Man may not live by bread alone, but cancer in animals appears less resilient, judging by a study that found chemotherapy drugs work better when combined with cycles of short, severe fasting. Even fasting on its own… more>
Scientists at USC have uncovered evidence that even when hydrothermal sea vents go dormant and their blistering warmth turns to frigid cold, life goes on. Or rather, it is replaced. A team led by USC Dornsife microbiologist… more>
For the first time, scientists have developed a method for generating accurate three-dimensional models of the entire DNA strand of a cell, known as a genome. The genome plays a central role in the functions of almost all… more>
Three USC Dornsife professors have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), recognizing their contributions to science and technology. AAAS — known colloquially as… more>
A USC Dornsife scientist has developed an innovative method of predicting the shape of DNA, for the first time making it expedient to do so on a genomic scale. “DNA can have variations in shape, which are read by… more>
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has granted $4 million to a team including USC scientists for a five-year project to investigate early detection of potentially deadly algal blooms — known as… more>
This week a USC scientist who spent 65 days at sea in search of life hidden beneath the seafloor returns from a successful expedition, which she chronicled in regular blog posts from her ship. Katrina Edwards of USC Dornsife… more>
David Bowie asked it best in his 1971 song “Life on Mars?” But when it comes to the question of whether there’s currently life on the Red Planet, USC Dornsife professor Kenneth Nealson is fairly confident… more>
Early in his career, USC marine biologist Dennis Hedgecock explored a pair of hypotheses that since have significantly influenced science’s understanding of how marine animals pass genes on to future generations. In… more>
Tienju WangDallas, TexasBiological Sciences It took nine hours of studying for an advanced placement biology exam and a touch of delirium for Tienju “Nikky” Wang to make up her mind. At a young age she aspired to… more>