Upcoming Events

Monday, October 27, 2014
12
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1 p.m.

Anastasios Melis, Plant and Microbial Biology

The Melis Lab studies the photosynthesis of plants, microalgae, cyanobacteria, and photosynthetic bacteria. Approaches include biophysics and biochemistry of the process, molecular biology and genetics of the organisms, and scale ups for product generation.
Location:
Barker Hall
,
101
Monday, October 27, 2014
9
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10 a.m.

Regulation of neutrophil cytokine production

Location:
Genetics & Plant Biology Building
,
103
Monday, October 27, 2014
12
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1 p.m.

Choosing a Focus

This workshop is designed to help you turn a general area of interest into a focused, feasible, and interesting research topic. Over the course of an hour, you will identify your academic interests and learn techniques to help you select among them.
Location:
Durant Hall
,
9
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
6
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7 p.m.

Monitoring translation in space and time with ribosome profiling

Location:
Genetics & Plant Biology Building
,
100
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
4
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5 p.m.

Computational Biology Seminar: "Genomic insights into the evolution and epidemiology of hospital-associated pathogens"

Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) affect 5% of hospitalized patients, result in 99,000 deaths and cost $30 billion each year in the United States alone. The impact of HAI is poised to become even greater, as multi-drug resistant organisms continue to spread, and the number of effective antibiotics dwindles. Thus, there is an urgent need for more effective infection prevention strategies and...
Location:
Li Ka Shing Center
,
125
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
12:30
-
1:30 p.m.

Control of leukocyte function and territoriality by lymphoid stroma

This seminar is partially sponsored by NIH
Location:
Life Sciences Addition
,
101
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
7
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8:30 p.m.

SERC Workshop Series : Food Systems Minor Townhall

Join the undergraduate representatives on the Food Systems Minor creation committee.
Location:
Mulford Hall
,
0159
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
4
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5 p.m.

Lipid transport in budding yeast

Location:
Genetics & Plant Biology Building
,
100
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
12:30
-
1:30 p.m.

The Causes of Wrongful Conviction

Professor Justin Brooks is the Director of California Innocence Project, the Institute for Criminal Defense Advocacy, and California Western’s LL.M. in Trial Advocacy Specializing in Federal Criminal Law. Prior to coming to California, Professor Brooks practiced as a criminal defense attorney in Washington D.C., Michigan, and Illinois. Over the course of his career he has served as counsel on...
Location:
Freight and Salvage
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Off Campus
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
12
-
1 p.m.

PMB Fall 2014 Seminar Series- Tanja Bosak

Location:
Barker Hall
,
101
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
4
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5:30 p.m.

Precautionary or premature? The politics of indirect land use change (ILUC) policy

Energy and Resources Group Fall 2014 Colloquium Series (ER295)
Location:
Barrows Hall
,
110
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
12
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1 p.m.

MVZ Seminar: Andrew Crawford, "Eco-phylogeography of frogs in the former Gran Colombia", 12-1 p.m.

MVZ Lunch is a graduate level seminar series based on current and recent vertebrate research. Professors, graduate students, staff and visiting researchers present on current and past research projects.
Location:
Valley Life Sciences Building
,
3101
Thursday, October 30, 2014
6:30
-
8 p.m.

Fact, Myth and Controversy

We care about the food we eat. So, what should we know about GMOs? Join eminent scientists from UC Berkeley to understand the scientific principles behind Genetically Modified Organisms and the socioeconomic and environmental implications of their use. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by Science@Cal, with support from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, UC Berkeley.
Location:
Sutardja Dai Hall
,
Banatao Auditorium, 310 Sutardja Dai Hall
Thursday, October 30, 2014
12:30
-
1:30 p.m.

Finding a Faculty Sponsor for Undergraduate Research

This workshop will show you how to leverage the skills and knowledge you already possess to secure a faculty mentor. We will cover how to identify potential faculty sponsors on campus as well as how to prepare for the first meeting so that you make a great first impression.
Location:
Durant Hall
,
9
Monday, November 3, 2014
4
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5 p.m.

BiGCB Seminar Series: Inbreeding-environment interactions: Lessons from a seed-feeding beetle

Fall 2014 - Spring 2015 Berkeley Initiative in Global Change Biology Seminar Series: Biological responses to environmental change: using past and present dynamics to predict future responses.
Location:
Valley Life Sciences Building
,
2040
Monday, November 3, 2014
4
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5:30 p.m.

Practitioner and Expert Panel on Soil Health and Ecosystem Services

Soil health is the basis for the ecosystem services that soils deliver to society, such as plant growth, erosion control, and pollutant mitigation. Its great importance to agriculture has prompted the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) to develop a national Soil health Initiative to meet the challenges of farming in the 21st century. The NRCS has identified four key management...
Location:
Morgan Hall
,
Morgan Lounge
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
12:30
-
1:30 p.m.

MicroRNAs and Chronic Inflammation

This seminar is partially sponsored by NIH
Location:
Life Sciences Addition
,
101
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
12
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1 p.m.

PMB Fall 2014 Seminar Series-Joseph P. Noel

Location:
Barker Hall
,
101
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
12
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1 p.m.

MVZ Seminar: Felicity Jones 12-1 p.m.

MVZ Lunch is a graduate level seminar series based on current and recent vertebrate research. Professors, graduate students, staff and visiting researchers present on current and past research projects.
Location:
Valley Life Sciences Building
,
3101
Thursday, November 6, 2014
4
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5 p.m.

Division of Neurobiology and H. Wills Neuroscience Institute

This seminar is partially sponsored by NIH
Location:
Li Ka Shing Center
,
125

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