News with Tag: 3d printing

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Makers Lab Art Show Recap

On September 26th, the 3rd Annual Makers Lab Art Show was held in the Makers Lab. This special event showcased art made by staff, students and researchers within the UCSF

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3D Printing for Health Science Students Elective

In early 2018, the Makers Lab partnered with the UCSF Department of Anatomy to develop the Anatomy 170.10 elective. The goal of the elective is to introduce UCSF students to

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Meet the Maker – Rick Rodgers

This week’s maker is Clinical Professor of Laboratory Medicine in the UCSF School of Medicine, Rick “Channing” Rodgers. We caught up with Rick during one of his 3D printing reservations to take a closer look at some of the mathematical art prints he’s been making.

Q: What did you make?

I made three initial experimental prints:  Borromean hairpins, a trefoil knot designed by a friend and colleague, and a three-way Trammel of Archimedes.

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3D Printing Delivering Cost-Savings for UCSF 

3D printing offers solutions to any number of challenges faced across many disciplines and industries. While many people initially come to the Makers Lab to learn the basics of 3D

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Meet the Maker – Arit Harvanko

This week’s maker is UCSF Post-Doctoral Scholar and Makers Lab Volunteer Staff, Arit Harvanko. We caught up with Arit during one of his shifts in the Makers Lab to see

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Meet the Maker – Vivian Zhou

This week’s maker is 2nd year student in the UCSF School of Medicine, Vivian Zhou. We caught up with Vivian in between her busy schedule to learn about what motivates

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Meet the Maker – Manabu Manandhar

This week’s maker is 4th year student in the UCSF School of Dentistry, Manabu Manandhar. We caught up with Manabu after the winter break to learn more about one of

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Makers Lab Mobile 3D Printing Service

The UCSF Makers Lab has been open to the UCSF community for over two years. During this time we have explored numerous applications for “making” in the health sciences. Examples

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Maker Faire Staff Trip

My son and I were excited to leave our misty, cool, fogged-in-paradise, known as the Sunset District for the potentially sweltering heat and direct sunlight of San Mateo. The Maker

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Summer Internship Showcase

It has been a busy summer for the Makers Lab! From launching our crowdfunding campaign to supporting the development of the upcoming Introduction to 3D Printing for Health Science Students

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Funding the Next Generation of Makers at UCSF

Since opening in April 2016, the Makers Lab has supported over 3,000 UCSF students, staff, postdocs, and faculty. We have clocked over 2,000 hours on the 3D printers, held over

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3D Print the Ultimate Business Card

This is a guest post by David Wu, MD-PhD Candidate, UCSF Medical Scientist Training Program. Hey! If this is what you’re here to learn about… You’re in the right place!

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Stories from the Makers Lab: Continuing Traditions

Here at the Makers Lab, we’re always excited to see how we can apply 3D printing and related technologies to the various health science projects coming into the space. Last November,

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What’s Happening in the Makers Lab?

School is back in session and there are a number of new things happening in the Makers Lab to help unleash your creativity and take your maker project to the

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Closing the Loop On 3D Printing

By Thienthy Nguyen, Jenny Tai, Dylan Romero, and Dr. Alexis Dang 3D printing has been rapidly gaining traction outside of industrial use, consequently becoming more accessible for the common consumer.

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Stories from the Makers Lab: A Proof of Concept

When the Makers Lab opened in April 2016, we were eager to explore 3D printing applications for UCSF. We soon learned there are countless applications for this technology at a