photo of woman taking a standardized test
June 18, 2018

Increasingly, top institutions in the country are shifting away from using scores on the standardized Graduate Record Exam (GRE) as a factor in admissions, and, as of the 2018-2019 admissions cycle, the majority of UCSF's graduate programs will no longer require applicants to submit their GRE numbers.

photo of Vigil-Fowler receiving congratulations from Dr. Adam Biggs, Shryock Medal committee chair
June 07, 2018

June 6, 2018 — The American Association for the History of Medicine (AAHM) has awarded the 2018 Shryock Medal to Margaret (Meg) Vigil-Fowler, a PhD candidate in the History of Health Sciences program at UCSF.

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.