Open Data Day is coming up and people from around the world are gathering in support of Open Science and Open Data.

On November 8, 2018, I woke up to 65 text message notifications. One was from my close friend in New York City. It read, “Holy shit the news about TO [Thousand Oaks].”

Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper, Feb. 23 1989. UC officials and outside experts told the UC Board of Regents Feb. 16 that the university faces a looming crisis in graduate education.

You ask me why everyone around you is succeeding

And you’re left alone conceding these feelings

From when you first departed

Aspirations written down on the application you started

To your future life -

Look outside the window,

The pine tree with a million needles,

Needles that glisten at their tips,

With a million beads of raindrops,

The 5thannual Grad Slam competition is coming up on Thursday, March 21, 4 – 6 p.m., in Genentech Hall at Mission Bay.

Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper, Feb. 18, 1999. Fourth-year medical student Todd Whitehurst recently drafted “Patient Safety Initiative” would limit the number of hours that interns, residents, and medical students work to 72 per week.

If you’re in the dental profession, you’ve probably heard about a documentary called “Root Cause,” which was released on Netflix earlier this year.

When spending time outside the lab, one of my favorite spots is Point Bonita Lighthouse in the Marin Headlands.
Running a marathon is an exhaustive feat that should not be taken lightly. However, with proper planning and a vision, even the most arduous challenges can be accomplished. When beginning a marathon, seasoned pros head off conservatively.