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Wednesday, June 7, 2017

EHS 201 Biosafety in Laboratories

Course | June 7 | 9:30-11:30 a.m. | 177 Stanley Hall

 Office of Environment, Health & Safety

This training is required for anyone who is listed on a Biological Use Authorization (BUA) application form that is reviewed by the Committee for Laboratory and Environmental Biosafety (CLEB). A BUA is required for anyone working with recombinant DNA molecules, human clinical specimens or agents that may infect humans, plants or animals. This safety training will discuss the biosafety risk...   More >

Cognitive Mapping and Planning for Visual Navigation

Seminar | June 7 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 560 Evans Hall

 Saurabh Gupta, UC Berkeley

 Neuroscience Institute, Helen Wills

560 Evans
We introduce a novel neural architecture for navigation in novel environments that learns a cognitive map from first person viewpoints and plans a sequence of actions towards goals in the environment. The Cognitive Mapper and Planner (CMP) is based on two key ideas: a) a unified joint architecture for mapping and planning, such that the mapping is driven by the needs of the planner,...   More >

Bikeway Facility Design and Safety Improvement

Workshop | June 7 – 14, 2017 every Wednesday | 1-4:30 p.m. |  Online

 Rock Miller, Stantec Consulting

 Technology Transfer Program

This new, in-depth class on design of facilities for bicycling addresses both legacy facilities and innovative designs that are being developed within many communities at this time. This course will orient participants with fundamentals and details of bikeway design, ranging from application of traditional designs (bike routes, lanes, paths) to innovative facilities that are growing in...   More >

 This course is most appropriate for persons interested in understanding how to design a facility that meets user needs, encourages additional usage and growth in bicycling, and preserves or improves safety for all users. While appropriate and intended for

East Bay Science Cafe - The Science of the Superbloom: Why California plants are so diverse, unique, and mysterious...

Presentation | June 7 | 7-8:30 p.m. |  Restaurant Valparaiso

 1403 Solano Ave, Albany, CA 94706

 Isaac Marck, University and Jepson Herbarium

 Science@Cal

The California Floristic Province, with a Mediterranean climate and diverse habitats, is home to numerous endemic plant species and is one of the world’s important botanical hotspots. Isaac Marck will discuss the diverse groups, geographical oddities, and ongoing botanical exploration in the California Floristic Province.   More >

Exploring the California flora