UC President Janet Napolitano and Yiqi Cao onstage at Grad Slam
May 04, 2018

May 4, 2018 – Everyone in the Graduate Division traded high-fives yesterday, when UCSF Bioengineering PhD candidate Yiqi Cao took the 2nd-place prize in the annual UC-wide Grad Slam contest, held at LinkedIn headquarters in San Francisco. Repeating her winning research presentation about building a longer-lasting heart stent, Cao projected both enthusiasm and poise.

photo of Sara Kenkare-Mitra
April 18, 2018

Sara Kenkare-Mitra, PhD ’94, leads the group that is responsible for the successful translation of every drug developed in Genentech’s Research and Early Development organization from discovery to launch. It’s a role 20 years in the making, and she brings to it a laser focus on cutting-edge and exemplary science.

Display of flyers about Basic Needs resources at UCSF
April 13, 2018

This spring, UCSF’s Basic Needs and Food Security team continues to spread the word about a range of new services for students. At a series of Resource Fairs at Parnassus and Mission Bay campuses, they invite all UCSF students to drop in for a bite to eat plus a few sound bites about available resources.

Cover of Survey Report
April 04, 2018

In the spring of 2017, the Associated Students of the Graduate Division (ASGD), in collaboration with Graduate Division staff, developed and administered a survey to gather data about PhD students’ perspectives about their mentors.