Sergey Nuzhdin, professor of molecular biology at USC College, has been awarded a $563,000 stimulus grant to purchase an Illumina/Solexa Genome Sequencer. The money also will cover the salaries of technical and bioinformatics… more>
The federal stimulus package came too late to help Morgan Hawkins -- his own strength of character had already set him back on his feet -- but a stimulus-funded research job will let him take the next step.
The 23-year-old… more>
USC's 454 Life Sciences DNA sequencer is rather humble for a half-million dollar marvel on the frontier of science.
"It's the machine that goes ping — sounds really impressive but looks really plain," said John… more>