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Friday, May 1, 2020

Fundamentals of Human Factors and Ergonomics

Course | March 9 – May 1, 2020 every day |  Online

 Meg Honan, RPT, MS, CP; Melissa Afterman, MS-HFE, CPE

 Center for Occupational and Environmental Health

This 8-week online course presents fundamental concepts from multiple disciplines that are essential to practicing ergonomics. The course begins with core topics from anatomy, kinesiology and the physiology of work as applied to human abilities and limitations.

Yoga for Tension and Stress Relief (BEUHS664)

Workshop | May 1 | 12:10-1 p.m. | 251 Hearst Gymnasium

 Laurie Ferris

 Be Well at Work - Wellness

Practicing yoga can release tension in your joints, give you greater range of motion, and offer increased comfort in all aspects of your life. Learn basic yoga poses and breathing techniques to transform your practice into a moving meditation. Optional: Join the Passport Yoga Passport Challenge and get a different stamp for each class to be entered into a drawing for a yoga prize! Please bring...   More >

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Towards the Delivery and Antiparasitic Antimonial Therapy Using Biomaterial Nanoparticles: Nano Seminar Series

Seminar | May 1 | 2-3 p.m. | 4 LeConte Hall

 Prof. Timothy Johnstone, UC Santa Cruz, Chemistry & Biochemistry

 Berkeley Nanosciences and Nanoengineering Institute

Leishmaniasis is a neglected tropical disease that is endemic to 98 countries and claims tens of thousands of lives each year.

Of the handful of drugs available to treat infection with Leishmania spp., two contain the main-group element antimony: meglumine antimoniate and sodium stibogluconate. These pentavalent antimonials, so called because they contain antimony in the 5+ oxidation state,...   More >

Composition Colloquium: Chris Adler

Colloquium | May 1 | 3 p.m. | 250 Morrison Hall

 Department of Music

New Music for Asian Instruments

I will present traditional and contemporary music for the khaen, the bamboo free-reed mouth organ of Laos and Thailand, and discuss my twenty-five year journey with the instrument, through learning traditional playing, composing original works for the instrument, commissioning composers to write new pieces, and exploring its full capabilities as a concert...   More >

Inorganic Chemistry Seminar

Seminar | May 1 | 4-5 p.m. | 120 Latimer Hall

 Inorganic Chem Speaker

 College of Chemistry