SC CTSI Identity

Thanks for helping us promote SC CTSI. This page shows existing SC CTSI identity materials available for download. The materials include the tagline, presentation slides, poster templates, logos, color specifications, and more. 

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  • SC CTSI Tagline

Tagline: Translating Science Into Solutions for Better Health
About the tagline: This short tagline conveys SC CTSI's primary message and is ideal for quickly communicating what SC CTSI does.

  • PowerPoint

For presenting SC CTSI-related content, either to an internal or external audience.


Each poster template includes three NIH acknowledgements. You may want to delete the ones that do not apply to you.

Tips on How to Create Posters 

Template including USC logo

Template including CHLA logo


MS Word document template with SC CTSI header. Suggested uses: grants, letters, agendas, handouts.

Standard SC CTSI Email Signature

Name, Degree(s) 
Position title
Phone number 

Description: icon Translating Science into Solutions for Better Health
Southern California Clinical and Translational Science Institute (SC CTSI) University of Southern California (USC) | SC CTSI Updates on Twitter  Cite SC CTSI: To ensure SC CTSI resources are available in the future, please cite the SC CTSI grant UL1TR001855 in publications resulting from our support. SC CTSI Clinical and Translational Research Scholars, please cite the grant KL2TR001854.

QR Image

Quick Response (QR) code is an image that people can scan with a mobile phone to connect to a website. You can add the SC CTSI QR code image and a short description (e.g., Scan this QR barcode with your phone to learn more about SC CTSI!) to print materials, posters, brochures, PowerPoint presentations, business cards, name tags, and mail campaigns. Recommended minimum dimensions: 1.25" x 1.25" plus 0.2" margin.


Color Specifications

Colors for the web and for print operate under different models. Please use the following:

  • Web: The RGB and HEX color spaces are designed for viewing on a screen or internal documents.
  • Print: The Pantone and CMYK color spaces are designed for commercially printed items.



Hex: #990000
R153 G0 B0
C7 M100 Y65 K32 / PMS 201C



Hex: #FFCC00
R255 G204 B0
C0 M27 Y100 K0 / PMS 123C



Hex: #000000
R0 G0 B0
C0 M0 Y0 K100

Dark Gray


Hex: #777777
R119 G119 B119
C24 M20 Y19 K43

Light Gray


R204 G204 B204
C12 M9 Y8 K2



R255 G255 B255
C0 M0 Y0 K0



Hex: #267196
R38 G113 B150
C75 M25 Y0 K41

NIH Funding Acknowledgment: Important - All publications resulting from the utilization of SC CTSI resources are required to credit the SC CTSI grant by including the NIH funding acknowledgment and must comply with the NIH Public Access Policy.