Pathways to Stem Cell Science is the only private sector organization that provides professionally equipped wet-lab facilities for scientists at all stages. Whether you’re a student science fair researcher or established biotech company, our state-of-the-art facilities can support your needs.


We take part in cutting-edge stem cell research, working collaboratively with industry and academic scientists from around the world. Our status as a non-profit allows us to provide comprehensive, low-cost support to universities, research institutes and biotech start-ups.


Originally founded at USC, our real-world, hands-on education programs have kick-started the careers of hundreds of aspiring scientists. We inspire, guide and prepare students of all ages to become STEM enthusiasts and future bioscience professionals.

Pathways to Stem Cell Science

A biotech industry-based, non-profit research and education incubator in Los Angeles, California.

Pathways to Stem Cell Science provides wet-lab facilities, research services and STEM education not offered anywhere else in the world today. We combine the quality of a university with the efficiency of a company to address unmet needs in stem cell science and regenerative medicine. Our professionally equipped facilities provide a central hub for scientists at all stages to explore their own research ideas. Our contract research services lower the barrier to working with stem cells, offering customized support for complex scientific projects. We inspire, guide and prepare K-12 students for future bioscience careers through a unique pipeline of real-world hands-on education programs. We also support public outreach and provide specialized industry training to college students and professional scientists.

What We Do

Stem Cell Science

We advance stem cell science through the provision of wet lab facilities, research support and hands-on education

BioTech Facilities

We offer professionally equipped wet-lab research facilities for scientists at all stages from high school students to established biotech companies

Skills & Training

We provide real-world education and practical training in 21st century skills, relevant to all bioscience industries

Educational Innovation

We develop unique hands-on programs for students of all ages using stem cells as a teaching tool

Career Development

We provide the career education students need to turn their science passion into a science profession

Real-World Exposure

We exposure budding scientists to experienced science mentors, professional biotech labs and bioscience careers

Personal Development

Our programs promote the professional and interpersonal skills students need to thrive in all aspects of life

Support Youth

We inspire and equip disadvantaged students to improve their lives through advanced education and professional STEM careers

Equal Opportunities

We offer educational opportunities for students of all social, racial, ethnic, religious and socioeconomic backgrounds


Support the advancement of stem cell science and create real-world pathways to bioscience careers

Pre-K and Elementary Courses

Our exciting elementary school courses inspire budding scientists to become lifelong bioscience learners

Middle School Courses

Our middle school programs enable aspiring scientists to gain authentic hands-on skills and explore bioscience careers

High School Courses

Our high school programs prepare future scientists with the real-world skills, career education and professional mentorship needed to develop a viable career path, plan for college and compete for work-place internships

College Courses

Our college programs prepare graduating scientists with the specialized skills and professional experiences needed to transition out of college into paid work


Latest News

  • Story By Anthony Neil Tan, 2018 CIRM SPARK Student. Attended undergraduate at UC Berkeley, Majoring in Bioengineering It...

  • My Story, By Sophie Karolczak, 2015 Regenerative Medicine and Disease Modeling Program alumna, 2017 Teaching Research In...

  • By Victoria Fox, Executive Director, Pathways to Stem Cell Science and Samantha McIssac. We are excited to announce Path...

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Pre-K to 12, college and professional industry training programs.