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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

2024 NSF GRFP Fellowship awarded

Abraham Horrillo

Alex Vu

Keith Walcott


Congratulations to all of the Tetrad student awardees!

Recent Publications