Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Workshop | October 2 | 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, Ed Center
Mary Kelly, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor/Disability Specialist, Be Well at Work - Disability Management
Disability Management: Understanding the Process II-A Deeper Dive. This workshop is a hands-on continuation and application of concepts learned in the Disability Management: Understanding the Process workshop. Participants will have the opportunity to work through 'real' case scenarios, suggested by participants, we will...
- Do detailed analysis of work restrictions
- Identify... More >
Workshop | October 2 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | 24 University Hall
Synopsis: An introductory workshop that presents key concepts in compliance and cost policy, including an overview of the regulatory hierarchy, the delegation of authority, and the types of research agreements managed by RAs. Learning Objectives: State why there are regulations in research and name direct consequences of non-compliance Define the Federal and University guidelines involved in... More >
Workshop | October 2 | 10-11 a.m. | Online Webinar
Join Berkeley International Office as you prepare to put together your documents for your OPT application. This webinar will cover required documents, how to fill out the forms, and most common mistakes in the application. In addition, there will be a Q&A portion during which you can ask specific questions about your own application.
Please note that this webinar is specifically for OPT... More >
Seminar | October 2 | 11:10 a.m.-12:10 p.m. | 748 Evans Hall
Sebastian Hummel, Bielefield
I will give a brief introduction to the setup of Ewens sampling formula in the context of population genetics. The main aim will be to prove the formula using the combinatorial arguments of Griffiths/Lessard. Finally, if time permits, I explain Feller's construction to generate random permutations weighted by the number of their cycles.
Presentation | October 2 | 12 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Senior Curator for Asian Art Julia White introduces the first US exhibition focused on the art of Sakaki Hyakusen, the founding father of the Nanga school of painting in Japan. Her tour will highlight the extensive conservation of Mountain Landscape, a pair of six-fold screens considered one of Hyakusens masterpieces.
Seminar | October 2 | 12-1 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall
Joel Collier, Duke University
"Active Immunotherapies from Supramolecular Assemblies"
Joel Collier, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University
Seminar | October 2 | 12-1 p.m. | Valley Life Sciences Building, 3101 VLSB, Grinnell-Miller Library
MVZ Lunch is a graduate level seminar series (IB264) based on current and recent vertebrate research. Professors, graduate students, staff, and visiting researchers present on current and past research projects. The seminar meets every Wednesday from 12- 1pm in the Grinnell-Miller Library. Enter through the MVZ's Main Office, 3101 Valley Life Sciences Building, and please let the receptionist... More >
Colloquium | October 2 | 12-1 p.m. | 2232 Piedmont, Seminar Room
Jeronimo Muñiz, Professor, Sociology, University of British Columbia
Jeronimo Muniz is an Associate Professor of Sociology from the Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil, and will be a Visiting Scholar with the department until the end of 2019. His main research employs quantitative methods and empirical simulations to understand the construction of racial realities from predefined analytical categories.
Seminar | October 2 | 12-1 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium, 310
CITRIS Research Exchange is free and open to the public. Each one-hour seminar starts at 12 pm and is hosted at the Banatao Auditorium in Sutardja Dai Hall on the UC Berkeley campus unless otherwise noted. Register by the Monday prior to the event to receive lunch.
Plant and Microbial Biology Seminar: "Functional analysis of genes in regulating perianth identity and development in orchids"
Seminar | October 2 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 Barker Hall
Chang Hsien Yang, National Chung Hsing University
Dr. Yang's research interests include the study of the mechanisms controlling flower transition, flower organ formation, flower senescence and male sterility. For his work he has received the Outstanding Research Award from the National Science Council (NSC) and Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST), Academic Award and National Chair Professorships from the Ministry of Education (MOE). He... More >
Self-Control in Nonverbal and Social Behavior Causes and Predicts Increases in the Attribution and Attainment of Status
Colloquium | October 2 | 12:10-1:15 p.m. | 1104 Berkeley Way West
Dana R. Carney, Barbara and Gerson Bakar Faculty Fellow, BerkeleyHaas
In work led by Michael Rosenblum, we hypothesized that nonverbal and social behavioral demonstrations of self-control/restraint would lead to higher attributions of statusregardless of that persons actual status.
Workshop | October 2 | 1-4:15 p.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, Section Club
Tina Benitez, IBCLC, Certified Lactation Consultant
This 3 hour class is taught by a certified lactation consultant and is broken up into two parts.
The first portion of the class, 1-3pm, addresses breastfeeding basics and problem solving. The second portion of class, 3:15-4:15pm, covers returning-to-work planning and breast pumps. Those who have already attended a breastfeeding class are welcome to join the last portion of the class.
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Seminar | October 2 | 3-4 p.m. | 400 Cory Hall
Amir Gholami, UC Berkeley
Model size and inference speed have become major challenged in the deployment of Neural Networks for many applications. A promising approach to address these is quantization. However, existing quantization methods use ad-hoc approaches and tricks that do not generalize to different models and require significant hand tuning. To address this, we have recently developed a new systematic approach... More >
Seminar | October 2 | 3:10-4 p.m. | 1011 Evans Hall
Philip Wood, U. C. Berkeley Mathematics
For fixed positive integers m, we consider the product of m independent n by n random matrices with iid entries as in the limit as n tends to infinity. Under suitable assumptions on the entries of each matrix, it is known that the limiting empirical distribution of the eigenvalues is described by the m-th power of the circular law. Moreover, this same limiting distribution continues to hold if... More >
Seminar | October 2 | 3:40-5 p.m. | 740 Evans Hall
Yanshuai Qin, University of California, Berkeley
Department of Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology Seminar: Environmental impact on chromatin and transcription
Seminar | October 2 | 4-5 p.m. | 114 Morgan Hall
Robert Schneider, Max Planck
Center for Computational Biology Seminar: Reconstructing Human Population History in Africa using Genomic Data
Seminar | October 2 | 4-5 p.m. | 125 Li Ka Shing Center
Brenna Henn, Associate Professor, UC Davis
Over twenty-five years ago, geneticists sequenced mitochondrial DNA from a diverse sample of human populations and hypothesized that all humans have a common origin in Africa 200,000 years ago. The broad outlines of this hypothesis remain remarkably unaltered, but many details of our African origin continue to be elusive. After decades of advances in human genetics, we are no longer data limited... More >
Engineering ultrastable protein scaffolds for the programmable assembly of multifunctional nanobiomaterials/ New radical halogenases for the engineering of amino acid-based products
Colloquium | October 2 | 4-6 p.m. | 180 Tan Hall
Sam Lim, PhD student in the Clark Group; Monica Neugebauer, PhD student in the Chang Group
Engineering ultrastable protein scaffolds for the programmable assembly of multifunctional nanobiomaterials/New radical halogenases for the engineering of amino acid-based products
Colloquium | October 2 | 4-5 p.m. | Soda Hall, 306 (HP Auditorium)
Eli Yablonovitch, Berkeley EECS
Antenna Physics has been taken for granted in both Engineering and Physics. Yet when a new technologycellphonesemerged nobody knew how to proceed. The result was a hilarious progression of cellphone antenna designs over 20 years, which made no scientific sense, yet were manufactured and distributed in hundreds of millions of units. The actual physics of antennas is hardly taught, nor is it... More >
Seminar | October 2 | 4:10-5 p.m. | 3 Evans Hall
Clayton McDonald, Boston College
A knot K in $S^3$ is slice if it is the cross section of an embedded 2-sphere in $S^4$, and it is doubly slice if the 2-sphere is unknotted. Although slice knots are very well-studied, doubly slice knots have been given comparatively less attention. We prove that an odd pretzel knot is doubly slice if it has 2n+1 twist parameters consisting of n+1 copies of a and n copies of -a for some odd... More >