UC San Francisco – iMicro

The UCSF integrative microbiology (iMicro) program is an interdisciplinary and interdepartmental program dedicated to understanding microbes (viruses, bacteria, fungi, and parasites) in health and disease with the goal of applying these advances to reveal basic molecular mechanisms, improve health, and transform patient care.


Friday, April 29, 2022, 7:00 pm
Learn about the science and history of natural dyes. You might be surprised by the colors that can come from plants all around us!

COVID Safety

The Bay Area Science Festival will manage all in-person events with the health, safety and well-being of our staff, volunteers, hosts, exhibitors, and guests in mind. In response to COVID-19, we will be implementing public health requirements for all event hosts and attendees in accordance with local and state guidelines in order to celebrate science safely throughout the Bay Area. 

The Bay Area Science Festival encourages you to get vaccinated, wear a mask and practice social distancing. Be sure to check back for updated and more detailed COVID safety information prior to attending.

Thank You for Supporting BASF

We strive to make all Bay Area Science Festival events free, when possible. To produce the Festival, we must annually raise hundreds of thousands of dollars. Every donation helps us make this important work possible.

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Thank you for your generous support of the Bay Area Science Festival! As part of UCSF, SEP is a 501(c)3 non-profit. All donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law. Please let us know if your company participates in a matching gift program so that we can extend the benefit of your generosity.