Humans of UCSF

Anna Nonaka

“You’re supposed to start collecting teeth almost a year in advance, because it depends on how many offices you can go to and the types of offices they are - and they all give you different types of teeth.

Jason Cyster

"I used to be on the 3rd floor, now I’m on the 10th. I figured, I cycle to work anyway, so it's a way to get more exercise. I grew up on a farm in Australia and travelled in some poorer parts of the world during undergrad...

Elizabeth Earley

"I used to do research on bees. It was hands on, it was intense, it was all early in the morning, and you were constantly being stung.

Ben Davis

"Hi everybody. I've brought you gifts for your scientific endeavors."

Meredith Bock and Katelyn Dow

"It sounds cheesy, but my favorite part of UCSF has been the classmates, both their accomplishments and humility. It's motivating."

"I'm between my 3rd and 4th years. I'm taking a year to do research."

"We're in the process of planning recruitment, and it's reminding me a lot of last year--this was me interviewing at schools, deciding where I'd end up, getting really nervous about that.

Matt Cummings

"I have a dream." [collective laughter] "No, my main goal for UCSF is to prioritize communication between students of all disciplines, as well as between students and faculty.