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.
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.
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.
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.