From the pages of Science, here. The similarities with MBL and the University of Chicago was of course noticed….
The story’s here. It’s an interesting follow on to the University of Chicago and MBL, story here. I think it’s an interesting comment on the viability of private stand-alone scientific institutions in the current science R&D funding environment. In any case, USC has done very well in recent years. They would be an interesting addition to the ecosystem on Torrey Pines Road.