UC San Francisco scientists have invented a technique that lets them precisely and reversibly disrupt the action of specific cellular proteins at a microscopic scale by making them split apart when illuminated with blue light.

The UC San Francisco Fitness & Recreation staff did some heavy lifting over the holidays at the Bakar Fitness & Recreation Center at Mission Bay to wow current members and to prepare for their no enrollment fee membership sale in January.

[Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper, Jan. 6, 1983] Tomorrow morning, as you make your way up Parnassus destined for work or school, gaze up at the top of Moffitt Hospital and consider a moment.

Food insecurity may seem like an issue faced only by developing nations, but it is also an issue for many university students, including those at UCSF.

University of California registered nurses held informational pickets on Thursday, Jan. 25 at UCSF campuses and at medical centers from Sacramento to San Diego.

The Science and Health Education Partnership (SEP) at UCSF is recruiting science mentors for high school students! Are you looking for mentoring opportunities?

[Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper, Jan. 16, 1959]

According to the UC Office of the President, over 40% of student UC wide sometimes don't get enough to eat because they simply can't afford to buy food. At the same time, an estimated 40% of food in the U.S.

A proposed new presidential policy on open access theses and dissertations is open for system wide review until February 28, 2018. All members of the UC community are invited to comment on the draft policy.
Obtaining effective mentorship is integral to achieving your goals while you are here at UCSF and beyond. January is National Mentorship Month. In honor of National Mentorship Month, here are 3 steps to help you gain a mentor.