Quantitative analysis of energy metabolism: Dr. Sheng Hui, Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, Princeton University
Seminar | March 18 | 4-5 p.m. | 101 Morgan Hall
Mammals generate energy by burning dietary carbon into CO2. The largest calorie source for most mammals is carbohydrate, which is broken down into glucose in the small intestinal lumen. Glucose is then absorbed and circulates in the blood stream. To acquire energy, tissues are generally assumed to take in glucose and break it down to CO2 through the concerted action of glycolysis and... More >
Special Event | March 20 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 139 Mulford Hall
Jon Jarvis, Executive Director, Institute for Parks, People, and Biodiversity; Patrick Gonzalez, Principal Climate Change Specialist, National Park Service; Sarah Allen, Science Program Leader, National Park Service
The Institute for Parks, People, and Biodiversity is excited to announce an opportunity for students to join Jon Jarvis, Sarah Allen, and Patrick Gonzalez for a monthly one hour event where they can ask questions and seek advice about the National Park Service, climate change, careers, conservation, and much more. Students can learn more and RSVP here. Space is limited, you must RSVP to attend... More >
MVZ LUNCH SEMINAR - Melissa Hawkins: Using genomics to understand the evolution and biogeography of mammalian adaptive radiations
Seminar | March 20 | 12-1 p.m. | Valley Life Sciences Building, 3101 VLSB, Grinnell-Miller Library
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 >
Seminar | March 20 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 Barker Hall
Matthew Fisher, Imperial College London
Matthew Fisher is a Professor of Fungal Disease Epidemiology and Faculty of Medicine at the School of Public Health, at Imperial College London. His research uses an evolutionary framework to investigate the biological and environmental factors that are driving emerging fungal diseases in both human, wildlife and plant species. In 2005 he received the Berkeley Award from the British Mycological... More >
Presentation | March 20 | 2-3:30 p.m. | Haas School of Business, N440, Chou Hall
Register at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/food-innovation-studio-showcase-tickets-57469215972
Join us at this student-led showcase to receive a crash course on the hottest topics impacting the sustainable food space. Student leaders will present on topics such as regenerative agriculture, single-use packaging, plant-based proteins, food system sustainability, and disruptive food delivery models.
Dr. Benjamin Blonder: "Moving towards predictive large-scale ecology: a plant ecophysiology approach"
Seminar | March 20 | 3:30-4:30 p.m. | 132 Mulford Hall
Assistant Professor in the School of Life Sciences at Arizona State University, Dr. Benjamin Blonder, will present a research seminar.
Abstract. Many global change problems have foundations in community ecology. However, predicting community responses to environmental change remains difficult. Three major challenges include: 1) establishing empirically strong relationships between species... More >
Seminar | March 21 | 3:30 p.m. | 132 Mulford Hall
Janet Franklin, Distinguished Professor in the Department of Botany and Plant Sciences at UC Riverside, will present: "Paleoscape Model of Coastal South Africa During Modern Human Origins: Climate, Landforms, Plants, Animals and People." Hosted by David Ackerly. Meet the speaker and enjoy refreshments after the talk in 139 Mulford Hall.
Modeling Cellular Programs and Interactions Underlying Innate Immune Response: Dr. Samantha Riesenfeld, Broad Institute, MIT and Harvard University
Seminar | March 21 | 4-5 p.m. | 114 Morgan Hall
To protect the host and maintain tissue homeostasis, the immune system responds not only to a vast array of pathogens, but also to environmental cues, for example, signals of tissue injury or changes in nutrient availability. Innate lymphoid cells (ILCs) are a type of immune cell that play a role in maintaining a stable environment and barrier in mucosal tissues but can also promote... More >
Presentation | March 22 | 6:30-8 p.m. | Scarlet City Espresso Bar
3960 Adeline Street, Emeryville, CA 94608
Julie Fornaciari; Eric Hsu
Diversifying the Energy Landscape with Hydrogen Technology with Julie Fornaciari
Everyone is talking about energy, renewable and nonrenewable. But another key player in the energy landscape is hydrogen a gas that can utilize different energy sources for various applications. Julie will be talking about the technology (fuel cells and electrolyzers) and how they play a role in the energy... More >
Conference/Symposium | March 23 | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Pauley Ballroom
The Green Initiative Fund and the Graduate Assembly
On Saturday, March 23, we cordially invite you to join us for an day of conversation, connection, and action.
Our 2019 conference has two major components: educational workshops and a climate art experience. Workshops cover a variety of topics ranging from nuclear energy to environmental justice, and all result in some direct action. Check out workshop descriptions on the schedule page... More >