Saturday, June 16, 2018
Science Lecture - How CRISPR helps answer basic questions in biology: from crustacean limbs to butterfly wings
Lecture | June 16 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building
Dr. Nipam Patel, Professor, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology
CRISPR technology has emerged as a wonderful tool for gene editing that has enormous implications for improving human health, but many scientists have also used it to make remarkable advances in asking very basic biology questions, particularly in animals that might have been previously relatively intractable to experimental manipulations. Dr. Niapm Patel will give examples from his labs work on... More >
Join us for a free, docent-led tour of the Garden as we explore interesting plant species, learn about the vast collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.
Free with Garden admission
Advanced registration not required
Tours may be cancelled without notice.
For day-of inquiries, please call 510-643-2755
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Film - Feature | June 16 | 4:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
This witty, loving adaptation of Mozarts exuberant opera revels in its own theatricality, revealing the joy and wonder in Bergmans metaphysics. A blissful present, sensuous, luxuriant (New Yorker).
Performing Arts - Music | June 16 | 5:30 p.m. | Hearst Greek Theatre
You see, no one likes talking about death. But Flying Lotus has never been one to lead the people on a simple journey. With Youre Dead! he has managed to create a shamanic pilgrimage into the psychedelic unknown of the infinite afterlife.
Film - Feature | June 16 | 7:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Garbo explores the pains and pleasures of crossing between nations, genders, and sexualities in this loose biography of the Swedish Queen Christina, as infamous as Garbo for being a powerful, cross-dressing, girl-kissing woman.
Exhibits and Ongoing Events
Exhibit - Painting | November 22, 2017 – July 15, 2018 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Moletsanes vibrant, large-scale portraits for the Art Wall draw on both traditional African visual culture and Afrofuturism.
Were Here, Were Queer, Were in the Public Record!: The LGBTQ Movement and Life as Seen Through Government Information
Exhibit - Artifacts | March 15 – August 31, 2018 every day | Doe Library, Brown Gallery
This exhibit showcases selected documents pertaining to LGBTQ history and highlights aspects of LGBTQ life that have been impacted by actions of federal, state, and local governments.
Exhibit - Multimedia | May 4 – June 18, 2018 every day | Lobby Wurster Hall
ON VIEW: MAY 4-JUNE 18. Graduate student work from the Spring 2018 Studio One will be on display in the Wurster Sculpture Courtyard. Open to all!
Exhibit - Artifacts | October 13, 2017 – May 30, 2019 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Bancroft Library, Rowell Cases, near Heyns Reading Room, 2nd floor corridor between The Bancroft Library and Doe
Let there be laughter! This exhibition features Cal students cartoons, jokes, and satire from throughout the years, selected from their humor magazines and other publications.
Exhibit - Multimedia | March 10 – December 9, 2018 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. | Hearst Museum of Anthropology | Note change in date
For this Spring 2018 exhibit, entitled Face to Face: Looking at Objects that Look at You, the Hearst staff and 14 UC Berkeley freshmen have co-curated a global selection of objects that depict human faces in different ways. The exhibit asks: Why and how do crafting traditions of the world so often incorporate human faces, and how do people respond to those faces? Objects such as West African... More >