Coalition for Next Generation Life Science

small piece of larger image of graduate program data presentation

December 14, 2017 — UC San Francisco joined eight other U.S. research universities and a major cancer institute today in announcing plans to give would-be life scientists clear, standardized data on graduate school admissions, education and training opportunities, and career prospects.

The ten institutions have founded a Coalition for Next Generation Life Science because of a concern that many new PhD graduates and postdoctoral scholars are focusing their job searches solely on a limited number of traditional faculty positions, rather than on the much broader array of non-traditional careers available to people with scientific training.

>> Read the full story by Nicholas Weiler in UCSF News.
>> See an interactive presentation of graduate program statistics at UCSF.