<< Week of August 18 >>

Monday, August 13, 2018

Qigong with Director Eric Siegel

Workshop | August 13 | 10-11 a.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join UCBG Director, Eric Siegel, for a morning practice in Qigong (pronounced cheegong), a form of meditative exercise with repeated movements, gently stretching the core and limbs and building body awareness.

Free with Garden Admission

  Register online

EHS 201 Biosafety in Laboratories

Course | August 13 | 1:30-3:30 p.m. | 177 Stanley Hall

 Office of Environment, Health & Safety

This training is required for anyone who is listed on a Biological Use Authorization (BUA) application form that is reviewed by the Committee for Laboratory and Environmental Biosafety (CLEB). A BUA is required for anyone working with recombinant DNA molecules, human clinical specimens or agents that may infect humans, plants or animals. This safety training will discuss the biosafety risk...   More >

Getting Started in Undergraduate Research and Finding a Mentor Workshop

Workshop | August 13 | 5-6 p.m. | Dwinelle Hall, 1229--Enter door on northwest corner of Dwinelle (towards Bay and VLSB)

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

 Office of Undergraduate Research

Getting Started in Undergraduate Research

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 >

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Functional Target Discovery by Quantitative Chemical Proteomics

Seminar | August 14 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 9 Lewis Hall

 Professor Chu Wang, College of Chemistry and Molecular Engineering, Peking University, China

 College of Chemistry

Genome sequencing projects have revolutionized our view of the complexity of prokaryotic and eukaryotic proteomes, however, we are also left with a daunting challenge of functionally annotating these large number of predicted proteins. Chemical proteomic methods, such as activity-based protein profiling (ABPP), have been developed aiming at systematically discovering new functional targets...   More >

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Forest Bathing with Hana Lee Goldin

Workshop | August 15 | 1-3:30 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Inspired by the Japanese practice of Shinrin Yoku, Forest Bathing has demonstrated benefits for stress reduction and cognitive function. Forest Bathing also offers us the opportunity to deepen our relationship with the natural world. By slowing down and opening up our senses, we may begin to notice incredible things that may have eluded us for our whole lives.

$40 / $35 UCBG Members and UC students, faculty and staff

  Register online

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Fundamentals of Workplace Safety: August 16-17, 2018

Course | August 16 | 9 a.m. |  Elihu M. Harris State Office Building

 1515 Clay Street, Oakland, CA 94612

 Center for Occupational and Environmental Health (COEH)

The importance of a good occupational health and safety program and safety practice in the workplace cannot be overemphasized. Severe occupational traumatic injuries pose a major and continuing threat to the health and well-being of workers. Occupational trauma is second only to motor vehicle accidents as a reported cause of accidental death in the United States. This 2-day course will present an...   More >

$400.00 Early Bird Registration (Before July 20, 2018), $450.00 Standard Registration

Mindfulness for Well-Being

Workshop | August 16 | 9:30-10 a.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Discover more by joining this weekly 30-minute mindfulness group where you will learn a variety of evidence-based practices designed to reduce stress and enhance well-being, all while taking in the beautiful surroundings of the UC Botanical Garden. This group is welcome to all.

Free with Garden admission ($12); Free for UCBG members, UC Berkeley students, staff, and faculty

  Register online

Getting Started in Undergraduate Research and Finding a Mentor Workshop

Workshop | August 16 | 3-3:30 p.m. | 100 Lewis Hall

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

 Office of Undergraduate Research

Getting Started in Undergraduate Research

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 >

Friday, August 17, 2018

Aging Research and Technology Innovation Summit: Reimagining Aging from the Individual to Society

Conference/Symposium | August 17 | 8 a.m.-6:30 p.m. |  Stanley Hall

 Center on the Economics and Demography of Aging

Please join us for a day of speakers, awards, poster sessions, and valuable networking focused on cutting-edge aging research and technologies. The UC Berkeley Aging Research and Technology Innovation Summit, on August 17, 2018, will highlight the educational and research mission of the University of California and its diverse and significant impact on improving the well-being of older adults. In...   More >

UC Berkeley Aging Research and Technology Innovation Summit

Conference/Symposium | August 17 | 8 a.m.-6:30 p.m. |  Stanley Hall

 CITRIS and the Banatao Institute

Inaugural Aging Research and Technology Innovation Summit:
Reimagining Aging from the Individual to Society

Register now!

Please join us for a day of speakers, awards, poster sessions, and valuable networking focused on...   More >