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USC profile features Joseph T. Rodgers

Joseph T. Rodgers (Photo by Cristy Lytal)

Joseph T. Rodgers (Photo by Cristy Lytal)

For Joseph T. Rodgers, the path to becoming an assistant professor of stem cell biology and regenerative medicine at USC began in the woods of Ohio.

“My dad is a chemical engineer, and he’s always been an outdoorsy person,” said Rodgers. “You just go off in the woods and all that goes along with that — fishing, catching frogs and turtles, and stuff like that. That was certainly how everything started.”

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