Synapse is pleased to introduce two new leaders who are taking the helm of the 65-year-old UCSF student news outlet this year. Meet our new Co-Editors-In-Chief Jihee Yoon and Genesis Vasconez.

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UCSF will be holding free drop-in flu shot clinics to all UCSF employees, students and volunteers from Monday, September 16 to Thursday, October 24. The drop-in clinics will be at various UCSF locations including: Parnassus, Mt.

Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper on September 10, 2003.

Editor's note: Victoria Turner's "Determined" is the first place winner of the Synapse Storytelling Contest's creative prose category.

The results are in! Today, 12 of UCSF’s most talented writers and photographers are taking home the top prizes in the Synapse Storytelling Contest.

In June 2018, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine released a report which states that the pervasiveness of sexual and gender harassment in academic science, engineering and medicine leads to “significant damage to research

The path to a PhD is a treacherous one. It is paved with failure, stress, and uncertainty. I find myself tripping often, crawling along until I can finally stand up only to trip again.

Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper on May 27, 2010. At first glance, the Rosy Periwinkle might seem like an innocuous flowering plant blushing its way across its native Madagascar and other tropical countries.

For Dave, who told me this story needed to be shared publicly as soon as I shared it with him When people find out I am from New York, they almost invariably ask if I plan on moving back after medical school.

Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper on May 20, 1999. The University of California has brought patent infringement charges against Genentech, a biotech company based in South San Francisco.