Axel Visel, biologist, senior staff scientist, and acting director of the DOE Joint Genome Institute, will present a seminar titled “From Mice to Microbes: Understanding How Genomes Work” on Wednesday, Aug. 31, from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Building 66 Auditorium. More>
Every month, the Berkeley Lab Postdoc Association invites established scientists to share their professional and personal experiences in “Series-X: Learning from the Past” seminars. Saul Perlmutter will lead the next seminar on Aug. 29, from 11 a.m. to noon in the Building 50 Auditorium. More>
Edward F. DeLong, marine microbiologist and professor at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Oceanography, will lead a seminar titled “Towards Four-Dimensional Microbial (Eco)Systems Biology” on Tuesday, Aug. 30, from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Building 66 Auditorium. More>
Stephen Giovannoni, distinguished professor at Oregon State University, Department of Microbiology, will discuss “Reconstructing the Ocean Carbon Cycle from Microbial Genomes,” next Monday, Aug. 29, at 4 p.m. in the Building 66 Auditorium. More>
Julie Segre, a senior investigator at the National Human Genome Research Institute (NIH), will speak on “Microbial Genomics: Tracking Multi-Drug Resistant Bacterial Pathogens and Human Skin Microbiome.” This Lab seminar will be held at 4 p.m. in the Building 66 Auditorium. More>
This seminar on “Deciphering Soil Microbiomes in Transition” will be presented by Janet Jansson, a former Lab researcher who is currently division director of Biological Sciences at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). It will take place at 4 p.m. in the Building 66 Auditorium.
Director Mike Witherell’s first “State of the Lab” talk will be held on August 2, from 1 to 2 p.m. in Building 50 Auditorium. He’ll discuss Lab-wide initiatives and several other topics, including the ideas led by the Lab at the recent DOE Big Ideas Summit. For those who can’t attend in person, go here to view a live stream.
Anton Tremsin of the Space Sciences Laboratory will discuss “High Resolution Particle Counting Detectors with Microchannel Plates and Their Applications in Materials Research, Astrophysics, Biomedical Imaging and Synchrotron Instrumentation” at noon in the Building 50 Auditorium. The event will be live streamed. More>
Peter Ledochowitsch of the Allen Institute for Brain Science will discuss “Multimodal, Multi Scale Tools for Neuroscience: A Call to Arms for Physicists and Engineers” at noon in the Building 50 Auditorium. The talk will be live streamed. More>
Heather Cooley of the Pacific Institute examines how globalized trade and consumption patterns have impacted California’s water footprint. With climate change and pressures on water resources, she will discuss why California’s policymaking should examine these trends and develop approaches to mitigate water-related risks. The talk begins at noon in Bldg. 90-3122. More>