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Edward McCaffery, USC-Caltech Center for the Study of Law and Politics Peter Jones
leader of USC/Norris Cancer Center
Norman Arnheim molecular & computational biologist Adam Clayton Powell, III, directs the
Integrated Media Systems Center
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USC Highlighted Research Centers

Recent USC Research News and Information
  • USC Research
    USC research news, announcements, initiatives, research centers and information for USC grant seekers can be found on the USC Research site provided by USC's Office of Research Advancement.


  • Alfred E. Mann Institute of Biomedical Engineering
    Devoted to research, development and commercialization of new biomedical technologies to improve human health and well-being.
  • Biomimetic MicroElectronic Systems
    This NSF Engineering Research Center brings physicians, biologists, and engineers together to develop microelectronic implantable/portable devices that can treat presently incurable diseases such as blindness and paralysis.

Environmental and Preventive Health

Neuroscience and Genetics

Other Life Sciences


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Urban and Social Issues

  • Casden Institute for the Study of the Jewish Role in American Life
    Committed to working in concert with the many established community organizations in Los Angeles with the common purpose to support and advance aspects of Jewish culture and history.
  • CREATE - Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events
    First Homeland Security Center of Excellence in the nation, the program models the risks and vulnerabilities of terrorism, assessing the direct and indirect consequences, gauging their economic impacts, and evaluating the effectiveness of countermeasures.
  • Lusk Center for Real Estate Development
    Seeking to advance real estate knowledge, inform business practice, and address timely issues that affect the real estate industry, the urban economy, and public policy.
  • Pew Hispanic Center
    Improving understanding of the U.S. Hispanic population and chronicling Latinos' growing impact on the entire nation.
  • Tomás Rivera Policy Institute
    A freestanding policy research organization which has attained a reputation as the nation's premier Latino think tank.
  • Urban Initiative
    USC's Urban Initiative exists to develop better solutions to complex urban problems by fostering multi- and trans-disciplinary collaboration in research and teaching