Makers Lab Now Open 5 Days a Week!

Makers Lab 5 days a week signage

Have you heard the news? The Makers Lab is now open 5 days a week, Monday – Friday, 10am-6pm! Why are we expanding Makers Lab hours? To meet the demand from UCSF community members! Since opening in April 2016, we have received a large amount of feedback from the community, specifically that people want more time to work on their Makers Lab projects. There are a number of ways to stay up to date with … Read more

UCSF – Meet the Form 2 3D Printer!

3D bone print

We have seen hundreds of successful 3D prints using the Ultimaker 2 and Lulzbot Taz 5 3D printers since opening the Makers Lab in April 2016. During this time, we have also identified a few limitations with the two printers. Both the Ultimaker and Taz are fused deposition modeling printers (FDM), which 3D prints by laying down filament one layer at a time. FDM printers are great for the large majority of projects in the … Read more

Open Access Publishing Discounts

Open Access Publishing Discount

Did you know that UCSF provides authors discounts on publishing open access articles and books with several publishers? Through the University of California’s institutional subscriptions and membership programs, all UCSF authors are eligible for discounts on open access publication costs with participating publisher agreements.  The discounts range from 15% for articles published in BioMed Central and Springer Open journals up to 100% for articles published with the Electrochemical Society. On top of the UC discounts, AAAS … Read more