Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Seminar | May 15 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 560 Evans Hall
William Softky, Visiting scholar, Bioengineering Department, Stanford University
It is a truth not yet universally acknowledged that a self-regulating system which is stable in one environment can become unstable when the environment changes. This truth is called homeostatic fragility. Mathematically, the key mechanism is sign-reversal, which converts a negative-feedback loop into a positive-feedback loop. Sign-reversal explains all sorts of self-regulatory malfunctions in... More >
FDA Division of Applied Regulatory Science: Bridging the gap between scientific innovation and drug regulation
Seminar | May 15 | 12-1 p.m. | 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building
Alexandre Ribeiro, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Center for Drug Evaluation & Research
The US Food and drug Administration (FDA) established a strategic plan in 2011 for developing regulatory science dedicated to new tools, standards, and approaches to assess the safety, efficacy, quality, and performance of FDA-regulated products. Following this goal, the Division of Applied Regulatory Science was formed in the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) with the mission of... More >
Workshop | May 15 | 2-4 p.m. | International House, Sproul Rooms
J-1 and J-2 visitors subject to this requirement must return to their country of legal permanent residence for two years or obtain a waiver before being eligible for certain employment visas such as H (temporary employment), L (intra-company transfer), or Permanent Resident status ("green card"). Not all J visitors are subject as it depends on specific factors.
At this workshop, you will... More >
Seminar | May 15 | 3-4 p.m. | 540AB Cory Hall
Matt Weber, UC Berkeley
Future IoT killer apps leveraging ubiquitous sensors and actuators will create value in emergent properties of composition and contextual awareness. This talk focuses on two key aspects of principled IoT design: (1) using contextual information from the physical world, and (2) enabling interaction and composition across distributed cyber physical systems. These challenges are mutually... More >
Authors Alliance 5th Birthday Party with special guests: Beyond the Bookshelf: Empowering Authors and Reaching Readers in the Digital Age
Panel Discussion | May 15 | 5:30-8:30 p.m. | David Brower Center
2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704
Brewster Kahle, Digital Librarian and founder, Internet Archive; Jeffrey MacKie-Mason, University Librarian, University of California Berkeley; Randy Schekman, 2013 Nobel Laureate and Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of California Berkeley
Join us for Beyond the Bookshelf: Empowering Authors and Reaching Readers in the Digital Age, an evening of conversation and ideas celebrating five years of Authors Alliance. We'll kick off the party with a wine and appetizer reception, followed by a panel discussion on how authors create, share, and preserve knowledge in an ever-changing media landscape.
free This event is free, but seating is limited and registration is required.
Registration opens April 10. Register online by May 15.