Qiuyu Guo was celebrated as one of the awardees at the USC Research Enhancement Fellows Reception!!

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Qiuyu Guo was celebrated as one of the awardees at the USC Research Enhancement Fellows Reception on Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at the University Club. The reception was attended by other fellow awardees and their faculty mentors. Qiuyu is a … Continue reading

PIBBS Students Honored at 2016 USC Student Recognition Award

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On May 12, 2016, USC hosted its annual Student Recognition Award. This year, PIBBS students Ayesha Bhatia, Damian Wang and Xiao Xiao were recognized for their contributions to the university.  The students were awarded the Order of Arete which represents … Continue reading

PIBBS Students Awarded Prestigious USC Fellowships

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Congratulations to our very own PIBBS students who were awarded fellowships by the USC Graduate School. This application process was competitive and these students were selected among all USC PhD students across the university. Alexander Falk – Manning Endowed Fellowship … Continue reading

William DePaolo Appointed as PIBBS Associate Director

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William DePaolo, Ph.D. has been appointed to the position of Associate Director of the PIBBS Program. Dr. DePaolo joined USC in 2011 as an Assistant Professor of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology and is a full member of the GI Cancers … Continue reading

Randy Newman Visits The Kast Lab!

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On Thursday, December 11th The Kast Lab was visited by non-other than the 6-time Grammy, 3-time Emmy, 2-time Academy, and Governor’s Award winning music artist Randy Newman. Read more…    

USC Ranks Among Top 10 Biomedical Graduate Programs

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USC placed 7th among Graduate Programs 2014 rankings as one of the “Best Biochemistry, Microbiology & Molecular Biology Schools” in the nation. The rankings are based on current student and recent graduate experiences with regard to 15 categories including institution’s … Continue reading

Congratulations to the Class of 2014!

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On May 14th the USC Keck School of Medicine along with family and friends celebrated the achievements and accomplishments of our graduating students. Congratulations to all the graduates of the GMCB and IBD programs!

PIBBS Alum: Ankita Das – Speaks Out for Science!

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PIBBS/GMCB alumna Ankita Das ’12 currently serves as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Carnegie Institute of Science.  This past March, Ankita took part in “Speak Out for Science!” a joint venture among the Johns Hopkins Postdoctoral Association (JHPA) and the … Continue reading

PIBBS at 2014 ASM Writing & Publishing Institute

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The American Society for Microbiology held the 2014 ASM Scientific Writing and Publishing Institute in Washington, DC this past March. Among the 19 participants, six students from the USC Keck School of Medicine’s Programs in Biomedical and Biological Sciences (PIBBS) … Continue reading

Dr. Martin Kast recipient of the 2014 USC Mellon Mentoring Award for Graduate Student Mentoring

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  Dr. Martin Kast recipient of the 2014 USC Mellon Mentoring Award for Graduate Student Mentoring The USC Mellon Mentoring Award honors individual faculty for helping build a supportive academic environment at USC through faculty-to-student interactions.