Match McGregory’s “Excerpt from the Art of Amateur Sadness” debuts an unwritten anti- self-help book that lists the ways to remain unflinchingly sad.

I have made a terrible mistake. I’m writing this to you, the readers of UCSF Synapse, to warn you against making the same horrible error that I have made for the past four years.

Her palms were sweaty, knees weak, arms were heavy; was that vomit on her sweater already? Mom’s spaghetti?

The first time she saw that PubMed search, Aries Mandy could not believe her eyes.

Serves: 1 Thesis Committee

Time: 4-7 years


Just when you thought you had exhausted the quarantine home cookbook, here is a recipe you may have forgotten.

In a long-anticipated move, the 2021 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences has been awarded to Your Uncle on Facebook for his unrelenting efforts aimed towards denying the severity of the Coronavirus Pandemic.

Countless studies have shown that holding up your experiments toward the light makes you seem ten times smarter than you actually are. What these studies don’t encompass however, is that these objects tend to revolve around lighter objects mostly

2020 has been a year of great turmoil due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With labs operating only at 50% capacity, many have been prompted to work from home.

Despite the fact that scientists should be impartial toward all experiments and data, the vast number of unknowns in a wet lab experiment often lead to many superstitions… Oh wait, I meant lab practices that often divide the scientific community a

UCSF Parnassus Campus, somewhere deep in the animal tower – Statistics is a key element in learning to plan good biological experiments that will hopefully yield results that are both biologically and statistically significant.

“I did a dose response curve using bleach. To my great delight, it worked perfectly! It was the most potent of all my test compounds.” — Alex Smart, PSPG graduate student. Drug development has been in a crisis, with the field of oncology being hit hard.