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


Originally founded at USC, Pathways to Stem Cell Science’s education programs have become known nationally as the career kick-starter for aspiring young scientists. We now inspire, guide and prepare students of all ages, enabling them to tackle the “skills-gap” and prepare for professional bioscience careers.

Support our mission

We believe that all students deserve the chance to develop successful bioscience careers and happy lives regardless of their ethnicity, race, gender, sexual orientation, religion or socioeconomic status. Our educational mission requires the generous support of individual donors and corporate sponsors.

Pathways to Stem Cell Science

A unique biotech-based non-profit research and education company in Los Angeles California.

We promote the advancement of stem cell science and regenerative medicine through the combined provision of contract research services and educational programs. Our research services lower the barrier to working with stem cells by providing cost-effective support for customized scientific projects. Our real-world education programs enable students of all ages, Pre-K to 12 and college to work hands-on with stem cells, providing the skills, inspiration, career education and professional experiences needed to forge successful bioscience careers. We also support public outreach and provide specialized industry training to professional scientists.

What We Do

Skills & Training

We provide real-world training and education in core skills and techniques required by all professional bioscience industries.

Career Development

We help students to focus their career interest, make better choices about their education and prepare for their future careers.

Real-World Skills

We provide real-world exposure to professional scientists, research laboratories, state of the art equipment and bioscience techniques.

Innovative Education

We provide unique training and education through innovative laboratory-based courses involving human stem cells.

Stem Cell Biology

We create future stem cell scientists and support the advancement of stem cell research.

Bio Tech Industry

Located in a biotech incubator, we are one of the only industry-based programs for K-12 and college students in the world.

Personal Development

Our programs promote the development of important social, professional and interpersonal skills.

Support Youth

We inspire, support and enable underserved students to pursue professional bioscience training and employment.

Diversity & Inclusivity

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


Create real-world pathways to bioscience careers and support the advancement of stem cell science.

Pre-K and Elementary Courses

We offer exciting Pre-K and elementary school courses for budding bioscientists.

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

Pathways to Stem Cell Science is a leading provider of technical training for college students and the CIRM Bridges to Stem Cell Research Program.


Latest News

  • 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...

  • My Story, By Aditya Daita, 2017 Stem Cell Research Internship Student. Attended undergraduate at UC Berkeley. Throughout...

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