UC Berkeley graduate student Justin Lee beat out nine other talented contestants at this year’s Grad Slam competition, taking home the top prize for his three-minute talk on how genetic engineering could be used to stop COVID from replicating inside the body.
Get a glimpse into the incredible breadth of graduate research happening across the 10-campus University of California system by attending this year's Grad Slam competition.
UC Merced’s Shayna Bennett was crowned this year’s Grad Slam winner, with UC Santa Barbara’s Logan Kozal winning the People’s Choice award.
UC graduate students spend years on their research, but this Friday, May 7, they’ll compete to wow viewers by summarizing their work in just three minutes.
As UC graduate students explained their high-level research in three jargon-free minutes, their dedication, innovation and vision for the future came to light in endearing, relatable terms.
Tune into the fifth annual Grad Slam to support UC student researchers and help choose an audience favorite. Learn
UC’s fifth annual Grad Slam will take place this Friday, giving students 180 seconds to present their groundbreaking research for a chance to win big. View the livestream and vote for your favorite researcher.