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Welcome to the 2020 Annual Tetrad Retreat -- ONLINE!

Unfortunately, we will not be able to enjoy our meeting at North Lake Tahoe this year, but we still have a great lineup of events!


The 2020 Annual Tetrad Retreat will take place Wednesday, September 16 -- Friday, September 18, 2020.


Activities will begin at 10:00AM on Wednesday, September 16th and end at 3:30PM on Friday, September 18th with lots of breaks in between.


Participants will…

     * Get to meet the Tetrad entering class of Fall 2020

     * Get to meet current Tetrad students and hear about their research projects during the student talks

     * Get familiar with our program faculty and current students from all years in small-group roundtable conversations

     * Get familiar with the breadth of research taking place at UCSF in the poster sessions

     * Get to know each other on a deeper level by participating in a student-led storytelling workshop


Click here: PDF iconannual_tetrad_retreat_schedule_2020_v6.pdf

To Register:

Please contact Billy Luh to register or change existing registration: @ 415-476-3941 / B i l l y DOT L u h AT ucsf DOT edu

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Monday, August 31st. 

***Attendance is mandatory for 1st-4th-year students***


T-Shirt Contest!!!

This year more than ever, we need a FUN t-shirt to define our program and our event! We are calling all students with awesome ideas for a design to please submit it here! If your design is chosen, every Tetrad student, faculty member and any other participant registered for the meeting will get a t-shirt with your design on it before the event!


Need some inspiration? Here are some designs from years past!

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T-shirt designs must meet the following criteria:

     * Scientific theme that includes these words at minimum: UCSF, TETRAD, 2020

     * A maximum of FOUR colors may be used (you also get to choose the t-shirt color you want for your design; t-shirt color does not count as one of the four colors).

     * Front and back designs are acceptable.

     * Previous non-winning designs are allowed but MUST NOT include “Granlibakken” and must be revised to reflect 2020


You have a chance to win:

The infinite pride and joy of seeing your colleagues at UCSF walking around in your t-shirt design!

A spotlight on our website

An extra free t-shirt for a friend

$50 Instacart gift card


To Enter:


Artwork must be submitted as a jpeg document (for posting on the web) AND as a Photoshop psd format file—300 DPI, RGB color (for screen-printing)


Design Deadline: Monday, August 24th, 12:00PM.


All designs will be uploaded online and all registered participants will be invited to vote for their favorite!

Voting Dates: Thursday, August 27th -- Monday, August, 31st