Today at Berkeley Lab

Patrick Huck, Derun Li Win Lab Tennis Tournament

Huck (ETA) and Li (ATAP) took home the top prize, followed closely by Sean Nord and Man-Hong Wong (both with the ALS). The event took place August 25 and 26 at the Davie Tennis Stadium in Piedmont. Those interested in learning more about the Lab Tennis Club can contact Joe Harkins (x7486) or Csaba Toth (x5338).

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Seeking Nominations for Honorees at ‘Women@The Lab’ Event

In an effort to continue DOE’s “Women@Energy” project here at Berkeley Lab, the Women Scientists and Engineers Council and the Diversity and Inclusion Office are hosting the second “Women @ The Lab” event on Wednesday, Nov. 18, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the cafeteria. More>

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Q&A With Early Career Research Program Awardees; Brownbag on Aug. 21

The DOE’s Early Career Research Program provides support to exceptional researchers in the early years of their career. In 2015, Anubhav Jain (Energy Technologies) and Dani Ushizima (Computing) were each given up to $2.5M over five years to support their work. They share their experience in this Q&A. Attend an info brown bag on Aug. 21.

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Be an Ambassador for Science and Berkeley Lab at Solano Stroll

Berkeley Lab volunteers are needed for the Berkeley Albany community Solano Stroll on Sunday, Sept. 13, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The event enables Berkeley Lab to share with the local community more about who we are and what we do. Volunteers will enjoy great food, sunshine, music and entertainment. Go here to sign up for a two-hour slot.

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Lab Tennis Club Hosts Aug. 25-26 Tournament

The annual event will be held from 4:30 to 7 p.m. on Aug. 25 and 26 at the Davie Tennis Stadium in Piedmont. Registratio is required. Contact Csaba Toth (ctoth@lbl.gov) to sign up. Cost is $5/day payable at the courts. Deadline to register is Aug. 21. Space is limited. More>

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Last chance to register for the Molecular Foundry Users’ Meeting Aug. 20-21

Online registration will close in one week for the 2015 Molecular Foundry Users’ Meeting, Aug. 20-21. The meeting will include keynote presentations from Paul Weiss, Ralph Greenspan, and Roger Falcone, as well as breakout symposia on some of the most exciting areas of nanoscience research. See the website for registration and poster abstract submission.

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LabTech 2015 is Sept. 9-10; Registration Now Open

LabTech 2015, Berkeley Lab’s fourth annual computing conference, is scheduled for Sept. 9-10. The program features technical tutorials, discussion sessions, networking opportunities, demos, and more. LabTech is a multi-track conference aimed at scientists, technologists, and support staff. The event is free but registration is required. More>

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AWIS Hosts Summit on Gender and Innovation

The Association for Women in Science will host the 2015 National Summit on Innovation and Entrepreneurship on Sept. 22 in Oakland. The aim is to identify multiple strategies to engage women STEM professionals in the innovation agenda. Keynote speaker is UCOP President Janet Napolitano. More>

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WSEC Hosts Talk by Biosciences Deputy Mary Maxon on Aug. 18

The Women Scientists and Engineers Council and the Diversity and Inclusion Office will be hosting a talk by Biosciences Area Deputy Mary Maxon. The talk, “How Research Funding Really Works: Insights Gained from a Career in Science Policy,” will be on Tuesday, August 18 from noon to 1 p.m. in Bldg. 70A, Room 3377. More>

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‘Lab Voices’ to Enliven the Stage at Diversity Cultural Festival

Berkeley Lab’s Fifth Annual Diversity Culture Festival on Oct 28 will offer the right time and place to have your voice heard. In the spirit of a “poetry slam,” staff who have a story just waiting to be expressed in two minutes or less are invited to share their voice onstage. Those interested in participating must register by August 19. More>

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