University of California, San Francisco
#147 Overall Influence

University of California, San Francisco


University of California, San Francisco Rankings

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The University of California, San Francisco is a public research university in San Francisco, California. It is part of the University of California system and it is dedicated entirely to health science. It is a major center of medical and biological research and teaching.

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500 Parnassus Ave, San Francisco CA 94143-0244

What is University of California, San Francisco known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

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Political Science

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Computer Science
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Social Work
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Criminal Justice
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Earth Sciences
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Influential People

Who are University of California, San Francisco's Most influential alumni?

University of California, San Francisco's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Medical, Nursing, and Biology. University of California, San Francisco’s most academically influential people include Stuart Kauffman, Carolyn Bertozzi, and Shinya Yamanaka.

Stuart Kauffman
Stuart Kauffman

American biophysicist

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Carolyn Bertozzi
Carolyn Bertozzi

American chemist

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Shinya Yamanaka
Shinya Yamanaka

Japanese stem cell researcher

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Alexander Shulgin
Alexander Shulgin

American medicinal chemist, biochemist, pharmacologist, psychopharmacologist, and author

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Tim Mitchison

British biochemist

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Michael V. Drake
Michael V. Drake

University chancellor

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William R. Brody
William R. Brody

American radiologist

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Mary-Claire King
Mary-Claire King

American geneticist

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William J. Schwartz
William J. Schwartz

University professor from united states of America

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Harold G. Koenig

American psychiatrist

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Michael Marletta
Michael Marletta

American biochemist

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Tyler Jacks

American biologist

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