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Submit Poster Abstracts Early for JGI’s 11th Annual Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting

There’s still time to submit an abstract to be considered for a short talk at the JGI’s 11th Annual Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting, March 22-24, 2016. Go here to check out the newly posted agenda.

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A Time-Lapsed Day in the Life of EESA’s AGU Booth

The Earth and Environmental Sciences Area booth saw a lot of action at last week’s annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union meeting in San Francisco, evidenced by this time-lapse video, created from a GoPro camera mounted above the booth. EESA ALD Susan Hubbard conducted a Twitter chat at the booth. Go here to view questions received and Hubbard’s answers.

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Dec. 17 Twitter Chats With EESA’s Hubbard and Brodie From AGU Meeting

Earth & Environmental Sciences Area’s Susan Hubbard and Eoin Brodie take over the @BerkeleyLab account at booth #1005. Hubbard chats on genomes-to-watershed research at 10:30 a.m. (#Labchat), and Brodie chats on “Understanding and Harnessing Earth’s Microbiome” at 1:20 p.m. (#M2Bchat). Lara Kueppers chatted on climate change and tropical forests on Dec. 15.

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Lab Well Represented at 2015 AGU Meeting

Among the nearly 24,000 attendees expected at the annual American Geophysical Union meeting in San Francisco this week are scientists from the Lab’s Earth and Environmental Sciences Area, the Computational Research Division, and the Energy Technologies Area, presenting on such topics as Arctic permafrost and climate modeling. Visit EESA’s booth #1005. More>

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BayBRAIN Industry Day Sparks Conversations and Collaborations

The event, presented by the Tri-Institutional Partnership (TrIP) between UC Berkeley, UCSF, and Berkeley Lab, brought together Bay Area researchers and industry partners to generate transformative collaborations in the development of enabling technologies for neuroscience instrumentation, computation, and medical devices. More>

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Lab Hosts Meeting of the US-PRC Joint Committee on High Energy Physics

The recent meeting brought together leaders in high-energy physics from the U.S. and China to hear progress reports from collaborative activities and plan a program of future cooperative research. James Siegrist (DOE) led the U.S. delegation and Xu Ruiming of the Bureau of Frontier Sciences and CSA led the Chinese delegation. More>

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Registration open for JGI’s Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting

The event takes place March 2016 in Walnut Creek. Past, current and prospective Community Science Program users are welcome to attend, as are researchers and students interested in cutting-edge energy and environmental genomics research. Submit a poster abstract early; several short talks will be selected from abstracts. More>

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More Than 200 Attend Bay Area Battery Summit at the Lab

Participants discussed how to promote transformative energy storage technologies. The aim was to bring scientists together scientists with policymakers and businesses to discuss what more could be done —whether in labs, universities, industry, or government — to accelerate vehicle electrification and grid storage. More>

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BayBRAIN Neurotechnology Industry Day Takes Place Nov. 5

The event brings together neurotechnology researchers and industry partners to collaboratively develop enabling technologies for neuroscience instrumentation, computation, and medical devices. Director Alivisatos and colleagues will discuss “Nanotechnology Tool Kit to Study Mechanotransduction.” More>

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Lab Participates in AWIS-UC Summit; Napolitano Keynotes

On Sept. 22, UC President Janet Napolitano gave the keynote address at the Association for Women in Science (AWIS) National Summit on Innovation & Entrepreneurship in Oakland. Berkeley Lab sponsored a table, and participants included Vera Potapenko, Elsie Quaite Randall, Jill Fuss, and several other Lab employees.

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