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Campus Hosts Data Science Workshop Info Session on April 28

Are you a grad student or postdoc interested in pursuing a career in data science? An information session will be held Thursday, April 28, from 6 to 7 p.m. in 190 Doe Library, to learn more about the upcoming Data Science Workshop (July 9-30). The workshop features small teams who are paired with industry mentors to work on a data science project. More>

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Archiving Files/Records Workshop on April 22

Running out of space in your office, moving to a new office, or processing the records of retiring or retired scientists? Workshop participants will learn which files can be kept, archived, or disposed. The event, part of National Records and Information Management Month, takes place 10:30 a.m. to noon in Building 50A-5132. Go here for more information and to register.

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April 18 OSTI Workshop to Discuss Information and Data Needs

A workshop held in conjunction with DOE’s Office of Scientific and Technical Information to explore how lab-based scientists use scientific and technical information, data, and supplemental material in the workflow of their research efforts will be held from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday, April 18, in Perseverance Hall. More>

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Entrepreneurial Training this Spring and Summer

The Innovation and Partnerships Office is coordinating Lab participation in three upcoming entrepreneurial training courses starting with a one-week regional I-Corps course in May (applications due April 15). Full, six-week I-Corps and Lab-Corps programs start in July. For details, go here. Contact RJohnston@lbl.gov to receive additional instructions before applying.

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Procurement Offers Webinar Series

The webinars include “Requisition Tips and Tricks” on April 13, and “Procurement Channels” on May 26. Both take place at 1 p.m. Go here for more details and login information. A pre-recorded webinar on “Where’s My Stuff?” can be accessed here.

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April 18 Onsite Sexual Violence & Sexual Harassment Prevention Training

The onsite training — from 10 a.m. to noon in the Building 50 Auditorium — is a learning-based interactive way to complete your training requirement. Registration is required. More>

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WSEC Hosts Parenting Class On March 29

The Women Scientists & Engineers Council and Diversity & Inclusion Office are hosting bi-monthly parenting classes, with the fifth class, “How to Foster Resilience and a “Growth Mindset” taking place on Tuesday, March 29, from noon to 1:30 in Building 70-3377. Marcilie Smith Boyle will facilitate the class. Go here to register. More>

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Tutorial on JBEI’s Inventory of Composable Elements (ICE) Now Available

JBEI’s Inventory of Composable Elements (ICE) is a cloud-based freely open-source DNA parts and plasmids, microbial strains, and Arabidopsis seeds repository with physical sample tracking capabilities. The public can now learn how use this free repository via a tutorial by Nathan Hillson, JBEI’s Director of Synthetic Biology Informatics. More>

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April 7 Intro to Databases for Researchers Course Offered

IT will offer a daylong class on “Intro to Relational and Non-Relational Databases for Researchers” on Thursday, April 7. This hands-on class will be taught by Greg Wilson of Software Carpentry and the Lab’s Donny Winston. Topics include creating and using relational databases and newer non-relational alternatives. Go here for more information and to register.

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Public Affairs Offers Media Training March 31

The two-hour session is ideal for researchers and others who may need to speak to the news media or the public. Former CBS News producer, and current Lab Communications manager, Jon Weiner will lead this free class from 10 a.m. to noon on Thursday, March 31. Contact Weiner for more information or to sign up. More>

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