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Grad students prepare to wow with 3-minute research talks

UCSF’s David Wu delivers his talk on a clue to help doctors spot concussions.
Credit: Robert Durell

Curing cancer with math, probing the hype on CBD, foiling the virus that causes COVID: At UC’s upcoming Grad Slam competition, graduate students will compete to explain their research into these and other weighty topics in just 3 minutes flat.

The event, open and livestreamed to the public at 11 a.m. Friday, May 6, provides a glimpse into the incredible breadth of graduate research happening across the 10-campus University of California system.

Expect to be wowed — competition at the systemwide Grad Slam championship is stiff. Each of the 10 contestants won first place in campus Grad Slam contests earlier this year with their entertaining, enlightening and thought-provoking presentations.


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