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Last summer, the United States’ Supreme Court decided that patents held by Myriad Genetics over the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes — variants of which predispose certain individuals to breast cancer — were not valid, closing at least one chapter on years o

Do you want to gain teaching experience, inspire young students in science and contribute to the community by working with K-12 students? Science and Health Education Partnership (SEP) may be your answer.

The upcoming Sharecase conference’s featured afternoon keynote speaker will be Ron Conway, of the venture capital firm SV Angel.

Let scientists demonstrate how you can play with your food at the local farmers’ market. Learn how to survive a zombie attack on Halloween night. Or sip a cocktail in the company of robots.

Directors of dental clinics from across Northern California gathered at UCSF Parnassus last Friday, at a symposium to share their experiences in community health.

What does wellness mean to you?  Do visions of kale, aromatherapy and organic labels dance in your head?  Or is wellness simply the absence of disease?

“How is ObamaCare going to change our health insurance?” many students have been wondering. 

The pipeline for under-represented minorities in research is leaky, largely due to a shortfall in the completion of PhD programs in the biological and other sciences.

This fall marks the third year that UCSF students under the age of 26 have had the option of staying on their parents’ health insurance plan instead of switching to university coverage.

Whoever said that scientists aren’t good communicators? At UCSF, students from all types of graduate programs are using their skills outside of the classroom, clinic and laboratory to communicate their ideas to a wide audience of followers.