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Max Planck’s Jelena Ninkovic Kicks Off New Instrumentation Colloquium

Ninkovic will discuss the development of non-commercially available silicon sensors for applications in high-energy particle physics, astrophysics, astroparticle physics, and synchrotron beamlines on July 30, noon, in Building 15-253. The Instrumentation Colloquium will take place the last Wednesday of every month. More>

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July 11 Earth Sciences Talk on Biology and Atmospheric Chemistry in Amazonia

The Earth Sciences Division hosts a Distinguished Scientist Seminar on Friday with Paulo Artaxo of the University of Sao Paulo. His talk, “The Close Links Between Biology and Atmospheric Chemistry in Amazonia,” begins at 10:30 a.m. in Building 66 Auditorium, followed by a Q&A session. More>

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Videos of NERSC 40th Anniversary Nobel Lectures Now Available

Talks — presented by John Kuriyan, Warren Washington, George Smoot, and Saul Perlmutter — are posted on the NERSC website. More>

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Distinguished Biosciences Lecture Features Elaine Fuchs on June 20

HHMI researcher will speak on ‘Stem Cells in Silence, Action and Cancer’ in this inaugural noon Lecture. More>

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Perlmutter Wraps Up NERSC’s Nobel Keynote Lunchtime Lectures

Noon talk in Building 50 Auditorium will be live streamed. More>

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June 4 Talk Introduces the Cori System, NERSC’s next Supercomputer

Researchers can learn how to apply for early access to prototype hardware. More>

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ALS Science Cafe Today at Noon in Building 15-253

Topics include committing SINS, ancient artifacts and new materials, and flame wars. Light refreshments included. More>

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June 4 Integrated Bioimaging Seminar at 4 p.m. at 717 Potter Street

JBEI’s Seema Singh will discuss ‘Advanced Imaging Technologies for Biofuels Research.’ More>

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JCAP’s Krawicz Talks Artificial Photosynthesis at ‘Nerd Night’ Event

Join Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis postdoc Alexandra Krawicz at “Nerd Night” on Monday, May 26 at 8 p.m. at the Parkway Theater in Oakland. Also on tap for the event is a talk on using “The Lemma is not Burnside’s” method to count things, and a day-in-the-life of a real paramedic. Krawicz’s research focuses on developing stable attachment strategies for molecular catalysts to photocathodes to create constructs for solar fuel production. Cost for the event is $8. More>

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Gadgil Among Speakers at Talk on Encouraging Youngsters to Explore Science

Join Danielle Feinberg of Pixar, UC Berkeley biology professor Robert Full, and Berkeley Lab’s own Ashok Gadgil at the Lawrence Hall of Science as they discuss the importance of encouraging young people to explore, invent, and become scientifically literate. The event takes place Wednesday, May 28, from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Admission is free. More>

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