Pragya Goel’s academic career path eventually led her to study minute details of the brain. Now, she’ll graduate from USC Dornsife as a superstar doctoral student who uses computational biology to study neuroscience. [4 min read]


A trailblazer in computational biology, USC Dornsife’s Michael Waterman, recently elected a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, got an unlikely start in life. [5 min read]


Science has laid bare the human genome in its entirety, giving researchers, clinicians and each of us extraordinary access to our genetic blueprint — and the promise and problems that come with it.