<< Week of July 15 >>

Monday, July 16, 2018

Job Forum: Small group coaching on résumé, interviewing and career strategy

Lecture | July 16 | 6-9 p.m. | 609 UC Berkeley Extension (SF Campus at 160 Spear St.)

 San Francisco Job Forum

 UC Berkeley Extension

Looking for input on your résumé and cover letter? Are you thinking about a job search but aren't sure how to get started? Wondering how to leverage your Extension coursework in making a career change?

Come to UC Berkeley Extension's July 16 Job Forum event at our San Francisco Campus. Meet Extension students and mid-career professionals looking for career strategy input. Join small group...   More >

 Free. Register online

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Toward Natural Language Query Processing for Bioinformatics Polystores: BIDS Data Science Lecture

Lecture | July 18 | 3-4 p.m. | 190 Doe Library

 Kurt Stockinger, Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW)

 Berkeley Institute for Data Science

Abstract: When medical doctors, biologists or pharmaceutical researchers want to analyze gene data, they typically need to query complex bioinformatics data stores. These data stores are mostly either based on relational database technologies that are commonly used in industry or on so-called semantic web technologies that have recently gained attraction due to the wide use of linked open data by...   More >

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Dipu Moni | Rohingya Exodus: Beyond the Man-made Human Tragedy

Lecture | July 19 | 5-7 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conf. Room)

 Dipu Moni, Bangladeshi politician and former Foreign Minister of Bangladesh

 Sanchita B. Saxena, Director, Subir and Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies; Executive Director, Institute for South Asia Studies

 The Subir and Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies, Institute for South Asia Studies, The Political Conflict, Gender and People’s Rights Project, Blum Center for Developing Economies, Center for Global Public Health, Master of Development Practice, Bangladeshi Student Association

An evening with Bangladeshi politician and former Foreign Minister of Bangladesh, Dr. Dipu Moni.

  RSVP by calling Adele Perera at 510-642-3608, or by emailing Adele Perera at isasasst@berkeley.edu by July 16.

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Science Lecture - Us and our microbiotas: mainly a gut reaction

Lecture | July 21 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building

 Dr. Michael Shapira, Department of Integrative Biology


We have more bacteria in our gut than cells in our entire body. This little piece of information, realized in the past decade or so, has directed a spotlight on the gut microbiota, as scientists scramble to understand what this means for our existence: What is it important for? Can we take advantage of it to treat pathology? And what can we learn about all this from worms?

Micro changes have macro results. Image: Darryl Leja, NIH