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Michelle Rhyu, Graduate Division 2017 Distinguished Alumna
December 14, 2016

The UCSF Graduate Division is pleased to announce that Michelle Rhyu, PhD '94,
has been named our Distinguished Alumna of the Year for 2017.



As a biochemistry PhD candidate at UCSF, Michelle Rhyu spent long hours in the Jan lab “fly room,” where researchers set up and analyzed experiments using drosophila — the tiny fly species commonly used for genetic experiments.

enhanced image of crystals left behind by malaria parasites
December 06, 2016

Science in Focus, a new series from the UCSF News Center, highlights the beauty of science at UCSF and the fascinating research taking place behind each image.


In this month's edition... For over a century, a simple test for malaria has been to smear a drop of blood between two slides and look for crystals that the parasite leaves behind. Now UC San Francisco researchers are learning more about what guides the formation of these crystals, which could lead to new treatments for malaria.

Sir Michael Moritz with Discovery Fellows at Fall Workshop and Reception
December 02, 2016

On November 7, the Graduate Division and University Development and Alumni Relations welcomed the newest cohort of Discovery Fellows at the annual Discovery Fellows Fall Workshop and Reception, held at Mission Bay. The afternoon featured an informal lunch and a communications workshop for all current Fellows, followed by a reception for Fellows, faculty, University leadership, and donors.

 

Still from a video captured by UCSF postdoc Audrey O'Neill of cells in movement
October 20, 2016

Science in Focus, a new series on the UCSF News Center, highlights the beauty of science at UCSF and the fascinating research taking place behind each image.


In each installment of the series, UCSF students and postdocs will explore the science that underlies some breathtaking images generated by researchers here at UCSF.

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