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Welcome, Victoria!

The Morsut Lab is please to welcome new research lab technician Victoria Fitts.

Leonardo Morsut will attend EDEV2017 conference

Leonardo Morsut will be attending the EDEV2017 conference focusing on Engineering Multicellular Self-Organization in Lausanne, Switzerland from November 13–14.

Leonardo Morsut will speak at UC Santa Barbara

Leonardo Morsut will be speaking at UC Santa Barbara as part of their Bioengineering Faculty Research Seminar Series. His presentation will be entitled “Synthetic biology approaches for multicellular systems: from engineered cell therapy to synthetic tissue development.”

Alexander March presents at departmental retreat

Alexander (Alex) March gave a presentation entitled “Activation of synthetic cell receptors using printed ligand patterns: building towards a tissue with defined cellular architecture” at the annual departmental retreat on 10/20–10/21.

Welcome, Libere and Ted!

The Morsut Lab is please to welcome two new PhD students to the lab: Libere Ndacayisaba and Kuo-Chang (Ted) Tseng.

Leonardo Morsut featured in video on USC Employee Gateway

Leonardo Morust is featured in the “Video of the Week” on USC Employee Gateway. Check out the video here:

Leonardo Morsut will speak at the 2017 Society of Developmental Biology meeting

Leonardo Morsut will speak at the 2017 Society of Developmental Biology meeting in Minneapolis on Friday, July 14 at 9:15 a.m. His talk is titled “Programming cells to design developmental trajectories with synthetic biology molecular tools,” and will be featured […]

Lab welcomes Marion Johnson and Alexander March

The Morsut Lab is pleased to welcome two new members: Marion Johnson and Alexander March. Marion attended Reed College in Portland, Oregon, where she acquired a bachelor’s degree in biology and completed an undergraduate thesis investigating the role of a […]

USC’s stem cell scientists secure the dollars to fight disease

The price of progress is not only the energy and talent of stem cell scientists, but also the research dollars that support their discoveries. In recent months, faculty members have secured numerous grants to support stem cell-based approaches to study […]

Leonardo Morsut to speak at CHLA on Wednesday, May 24

Leonardo Morsut will give a seminar at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles on Wednesday, May 24, from noon to 1pm. The topic is “Engineering cells with synthetic biology molecular tools to control their behavior for basic research and regenerative medicine applications.” […]