Guidance for Researchers

Are you working on-site at UCSF?  Reminder that anyone working in a UCSF facility must complete a daily health screening for authorization to work. Learn more »

For questions specific to postdocs, see resources by the Office of Postdoctoral Scholars.

For questions about UCSF research that aren't addressed in the policies and guidance below, please contact [email protected].

Office of Research Messages

June 4, 2020
Curfew Updates for UCSF Researchers
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Phase-2: Reopening of Laboratory-based Research
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June 2, 2020
Effective Immediately: Mandatory Curfew Measures Affecting UCSF Researchers
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May 14, 2020
Planning for Gradual Increase of Research Activity
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For more archived communications, visit the Office of Research website.


Interim Research Policies

Learn more about guidance for human subjects-related research, biospecimen handling, and other operations.

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COVID-19 Research

Learn more about COVID-19 research that's underway at UCSF, collaboration on campus and beyond, and funding opportunities.

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See frequently asked questions on how UCSF clinical and lab research operations are impacted.

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Research Town Halls

See past and upcoming town halls on current COVID-19 research and research protocols during the pandemic.

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