<< Wednesday, August 22, 2018 >>

## Wednesday, August 22, 2018

### No MVZ Lunch Seminar

Seminar | August 22 | Valley Life Sciences Building, 3101 Grinnell-Miller Library

Museum of Vertebrate Zoology

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 >

### No MVZ Lunch Seminar

Seminar | August 22 | 12-1 p.m. | Valley Life Sciences Building, 3101 VLSB, Grinnell-Miller Library

Museum of Vertebrate Zoology

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 >

### Getting Started in Undergraduate Research and Finding a Mentor Workshop

Workshop | August 22 | 2-3 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall

Leah Carroll, Haas Scholars Program Manager/Advisor, Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarships

If you are thinking about getting involved in undergraduate research, this workshop is a great place to start! You will get a broad overview of the research opportunities available to undergraduates on campus, and suggestions on how to find them.

We will also let you know about upcoming deadlines and eligibility requirements for some of...   More >

### Uniform rates of the Glivenko-Cantelli convergence and their use in approximating Bayesian inferences

Seminar | August 22 | 3-4 p.m. | 1011 Evans Hall

Eugenio Regazzini, Universita degli Studi di Pavia, Italy

Department of Statistics

This talk deals with suitable quantifications in approximating a probability measure by an “empirical” random probability measure \hat p_n, depending on the first n terms of a sequence \{\xi_i\}_{i\ge1}
of random elements. In the first part, we study the range of oscillation near zero of the p-Wasserstein distance d(p) ....

Based on joint work with Emanuele Dolera.   More >

### Topology Seminar (Main Talk): Where do Seiberg-Witten equations come from?

Seminar | August 22 | 4-5 p.m. | 3 Evans Hall

Selman Akbulut, Michigan State University

Department of Mathematics

The question in the title is akin to asking where the equation of motion of a free falling object $a + bt + 1/2 gt^2$ in 3-space come from? then discovering that the "objects fall with constant acceleration" rule. Similarly, we derive Seiberg-Witten equations (which also have a linear part and a quadratic part) from the deformation equations of an "isotropic associative submanifold" of a complex...   More >

### Town Hall Meeting and OGSI Awards

Colloquium | August 22 | 4-6 p.m. | 180 Tan Hall

### Redefining Druggability using Chemoproteomic Platforms

Seminar | August 22 | 4-5 p.m. | 101 Morgan Hall

Daniel Nomura, Associate Professor, UC Berkeley

Seminar | August 22 | 4-5 p.m. | 1011 Evans Hall

Peng Ding, UC Berkeley

Department of Statistics

Randomization is a basis for the statistical inference of treatment effects without assumptions on the outcome generating process. Appropriately using covariates further yields more precise estimators in randomized experiments. In his seminal work Design of Experiments, R. A. Fisher suggested blocking on discrete covariates in the design stage and conducting the analysis of covariance (ANCOVA) in...   More >

### What’s in Store for the Grocery Industry?

Panel Discussion | August 22 | 6 p.m. |  SPUR Oakland