Faculty research committees are comprised of a group of stake-holders that provide advice to the dean on matters involving research, that oversee important research activities at the school, or that implement specific research functions. The following is a current list of research committees. Please click the links to view committee rosters and other information pertaining to the committee’s role.
Faculty Research Council
David Hinton, M.D., Chair
The FRC reviews the recruitment of any faculty member, whether external or internal, who will be entering the tenure track of the Keck School of Medicine, except for department chairs and institute directors. The committee meets biweekly.
Scientific Conduct Committee
Stanley P. Azen, Ph.D.
The SCC reviews cases of possible scientific misconduct at the Keck School of Medicine, and makes recommendations to the Dean and the Vice Provost for Research. The committee meets as needed.
Dean’s Translational Medicine Seminar Committee
The Translational Medicine Seminar Committee organizes the seminar series which features speakers invited from across the nation and the world that have made high impact contributions to medical research. The committee meets on an ad hoc basis.
KSOM Research Seminar Committee
Gerry Coetzee, Ph.D. &
Kathryn A. Rich, Ph.D.
The Research Seminar Committee organizes the seminar series which features basic and translational research presentations by internal speakers from the USC faculty, as well as guests invited from local institutions and across the nation. The committee meets on an ad hoc basis.