Faculty balance babies with biomedical research

Growing stem cells isn’t just something faculty do in the lab. Giorgia Quadrato is one of eight faculty in the Department of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine recently who welcomed new babies into their families—more than half of them within the past year. Here, Dr. Quadrato and other junior faculty parents share their joy Read More…

Giorgia Quadrato joins USC’s brain trust

Giorgia Quadrato loves a good challenge. That’s why USC’s newest assistant professor of stem cell biology and regenerative medicine currently spends her time growing 3D networks of human nerve cells, called brain organoids, in the laboratory. “I think studying the brain is, by definition, probably one of the most challenging fields of study,” she said. Read More…