University of California - San Francisco

Tetrad Program


550 16th Street, 2nd Floor

– Box 0560

San Francisco, CA 94143-0560

United States


(415) 514-8098


(415) 514-8150

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Tetrad Program

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, in conjunction with the Program in Biological Sciences, offers graduate training leading to doctoral degrees in Biochemistry, Genetics, and Cell Biology (which includes Developmental Biology). While students are expected to master the core material, the curriculum itself is flexible and multifaceted, including not only formal course work but also a vigorous program of seminars and visiting lectureships, a student-faculty journal club, teaching experience, and original laboratory research.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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