Keck School of Medicine of USC

 Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine

Exploring DNA mismatch repair: an interview with Guo-Min Li, PhD

July 13th, 2016|

For more than 20 years, Guo-Min Li has conducted research and advanced the field of DNA mismatch repair, earning an international reputation for his discoveries in the specialized arena. He started mismatch repair research when he was a postdoctoral fellow in the lab of Paul Modrich, PhD, the James B. Duke professor in the Department

Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute researcher’s paper selected as ‘Best of 2015’

December 13th, 2015|


The Journal of Biological Chemistry (JBC) recently selected Ralf Langen, PhD, professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at the Keck School of Medicine’s paper as one of the best papers published this year. It was also selected as one of the 16 papers to be published as part of the journal’s “Papers of the Week”

USC postdocs win Doerr Stem Cell Challenge Grants

July 8th, 2015|

Just as there are times when two heads are better than one, there are times when two labs are better than one. Thanks to the new Doerr Stem Cell Challenge Grants, teams of postdoctoral researchers from different USC labs have each received up to $10,000 in funding to pursue interdisciplinary one-year projects.

“The goal of the