The Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI) project passed critical early CD-1 review. DESI — considered a “game changer for experimental cosmology” — aims to map the 3D location of as many as 25 million galaxies and quasars. More>
The fellowships will support research activity related to the UC Global Food Initiative. Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible and expected to work in collaboration with Lab scientists. The fellowships are funded by the Office of the President, which is providing $7,500 to each campus for three fellowships. Applications are due Oct. 1. More>
Computationally designed proteins that accurately mimic key viral structures can help produce better vaccines. The resulting protein structures, validated at the Advanced Light Source, encourage the further development of this strategy for a variety of vaccine targets, including HIV and influenza. More>
To prepare for the Oct. 1 launch of the Lab’s new financial system, Sept. 19 is the last day to make approved eBuy purchases until October. Note that purchasing direct from supplier (B2B) will not have a blackout period. Also, LETS will be unavailable from the final LETS Sweep on September 19th until October. More>
Equipment — available only to the Lab community — includes TEM (JEM-2100 LaB6), XRD (Siemens D500), SEM (Hitachi S-4300SE/N), and Nanoindenter (Hysitron TI 950). Cost is $50 per hour. No proposals are required. Contact Grace Lau (x5850) for more information.