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UCSF Mission Bay marks 10 years
San Francisco Chronicle

When Keith Yamamoto moved into his fifth-floor office at UCSF’s Mission Bay campus a decade ago, he felt like a pioneer – and maybe, just a little, like a pariah. Several of his colleagues had told Yamamoto, who was helping plan the new campus, that they would refuse to ever work there. Mission Bay at the time was a “wasteland,” he said. “There was really nothing,” said Yamamoto, a molecular biologist and executive vice dean of the UCSF School of Medicine.