Today at Berkeley Lab

Ashok Gadgil Gives CITRIS Research Exchange Talk

EETD Director will discuss “Lessons Learned from Drinking Water Treatment, Fuel-Efficient Cookstoves, and Energy Efficient Lights,” at noon on Sept. 10 at the Banatao Auditorium on campus. The lecture will also be webcast. The talk is hosted by the Center for Information Technology in the Interest of Society (CITRIS). More>

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August 27 Instrumentation Talk on ‘Imaging Life Across the Scales’

Manfred Auer of the Life Sciences Division will discuss “Imaging Life Across the Scales: Integrated BioImaging” on August 27, a noon in Building 15-253, and will demonstrate the power of novel advanced electron microscopy imaging. More>

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Cryogenic Liquid Cylinder Talk on August 28; Location Changed

Mike Murray of Chart Incorporated (affiliated with Praxair, the Lab’s cryogenic liquid supplier) will present a seminar on cryogenic liquid cylinder handling on August 28 from 2 to 4 p.m. in Building 15-253. He will provide practical information that will help users better understand how to safely and efficiently operate liquid cryogen cylinders.

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August 25 Talk on Cognitive Models for Learning and Assessment

Theoretical neuroscientist, technologist, and entrepreneur Vivienne Ming will discuss using machine learning-driven applications for learning and assessment. The brown bag talk — hosted by the Lab’s Lamda Alliance — starts at noon in Building 50A-5132. More>

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Coping with a Global Food Crisis Subject of August 26 Talk

The Environmental Energy Technologies Division is hosting a talk by David Denkenberger of Ecova on “Feeding Everyone: Solving the Food Crisis in Event of Global Catastrophes that Obscure the Sun or Kill Crops.” The talk takes place at noon in Building 90-3122. More>

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African American Chemist Discusses Science, History At August 18 Talk

Organic chemist and historian Jeanette Brown will describe her life in science and how research was conducted before computers. Event starts at noon in the Building 50 Auditorium. More>

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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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