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World-Renowned Collaborative Spirit

UCSF graduate programs were among the first in the country to break down traditional barriers between departments and disciplines, and interdisciplinary thinking permeates the program curriculum and faculty.


Highly Innovative and Constantly Evolving Curriculum

Interactive, discussion-based classes complement hands-on research projects.

Students in lab

Curiosity-Driven Research

Faculty and students in the Tetrad Graduate Program are driven by curiosity, leading to fundamental discoveries in all areas of basic biology and biomedical sciences.

Recent Awards

2022 NSF GRFP Fellowship awarded

Camila Benitez

Kimberley Meneses

Alexis Villani


Congratulations to all of our Tetrad student awardees!

Recent Publications