All events

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Sustainability – Why and How? The Nordic Way

Lecture | February 12 | 12-1 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall

 Ambassador Ove Ullerup, Royal Danish Embassy in Sweden

Darwin Day at the Essig Museum: Happy Birthday, Charles Darwin (1809)

Tour/Open House | February 12 | 12-5 p.m. | 1170 Valley Life Sciences Building

 Peter Oboyski, Essig Museum of Entomology

Food Politics 2019: Nutrition Science Under Siege with Marion Nestle

Lecture | February 12 | 6-8 p.m. | North Gate Hall, Logan Multimedia Center (Room 142)

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Plant and Microbial Biology Seminar: "Evolution of microbial systems for defense and offense: CRISPR and far beyond"

Seminar | February 13 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 Barker Hall

 Eugene Koonin, National Center for Biotechnology Information

“Mitochondria as signaling organelles”

Seminar | February 13 | 4-5 p.m. | 114 Morgan Hall

 Navdeep Chandel, Northwestern University

Mitochondria as signaling organelles

Seminar | February 13 | 4:10-5 p.m. | 101 Morgan Hall

 Navdeep Chandel, Northwestern University

Thursday, February 14, 2019

ESPM Seminar Series, Spring 2019

Seminar | February 14 | 3:30 p.m. | 132 Mulford Hall

 Katherine E. Soule

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Anti-Black State Violence in the Americas: Power and Struggle in Brazil and the U.S.

Conference/Symposium | February 20 – 22, 2019 every day | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Multicultural Center, Room 220

Plant and Microbial Biology Seminar: "The Perfect Defense: Bacterial Persister Cells"

Seminar | February 20 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 Barker Hall

 Kim Lewis, Northeastern University

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Anti-Black State Violence in the Americas: Power and Struggle in Brazil and the U.S.

Conference/Symposium | February 20 – 22, 2019 every day | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Multicultural Center, Room 220

Friday, February 22, 2019

Anti-Black State Violence in the Americas: Power and Struggle in Brazil and the U.S.

Conference/Symposium | February 20 – 22, 2019 every day | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Multicultural Center, Room 220

BERC Energy Summit

Conference/Symposium | February 22 | 8 a.m.-6 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Pauley Ballroom

 Kevin de Leon, California State Senate

Grounds for Science -Getting the most out of light: vision and geoengineering

Lecture | February 22 | 6:30-8 p.m. |  Scarlet City Espresso Bar

 Mathew Summers, Molecular and Cell Biology; Jonathan Proctor, Global Policy Lab

Monday, February 25, 2019

Graduate Certificate in Food Systems Student Info Session

Information Session | February 25 | 4:30-5:30 p.m. | Morgan Hall, Morgan Lounge

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Dr. Michael Gil: "How collective behavior can shape ecosystems"

Seminar | February 26 | 3:30-4:30 p.m. | 132 Mulford Hall

 Dr. Michael Gil

Counter-Trajectories of Agrarian Change: Agroecology and Politics in a Sumatran Plantation Zone

Lecture | February 26 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

 David Gilbert, S.V. Ciriacy Wantrup Postdoctoral Fellow, Environmental Science, Management, and Policy, UC Berkeley

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Plant and Microbial Biology Seminar: "Can we structure the microbiome of Arabidopsis thaliana?"

Seminar | February 27 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 Barker Hall

 Joy Bergelson, University of Chicago

Epigenetic regulation of lipid metabolic pathways and fatty liver disease

Seminar | February 27 | 4-5 p.m. | 114 Morgan Hall

 Liangyou Rui, University of Michigan

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Grain by Grain Book Launch

Special Event | February 28 | 5-7 p.m. | North Gate Hall, Library

Sunday, March 3, 2019

Greek Life Food Experience Roundtable

Meeting | March 3 | 7-8 p.m. |  Tri Delta Sorority

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Career Series: Environmental Planning, Designing Your Future

Panel Discussion | March 5 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, BNorth Conference Room

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

MVZ LUNCH SEMINAR - Joana Meier: Hybridization fuels cichlid fish adaptive radiations

Seminar | March 6 | 12-1 p.m. | Valley Life Sciences Building, 3101 VLSB, Grinnell-Miller Library

 Joana Meier

“Linking Epigenetics, metabolism and Cancer: lessons from SIRT6”

Seminar | March 6 | 4-5 p.m. | 114 Morgan Hall

 Raul Mostoslavsky, Harvard Medical School

ERG Colloquium: David Anthoff

Colloquium | March 6 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 126 Barrows Hall

 David Anthoff, Energy and Resources Group

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

William Main Seminar: Chief of CAL FIRE, Thom Porter

Seminar | March 12 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 125 Li Ka Shing Center

 Thom Porter, CAL FIRE

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

MVZ LUNCH SEMINAR - John McCormack: Museum genomics and the mysteries of the world's largest Mexican bird collection

Seminar | March 13 | 12-1 p.m. | Valley Life Sciences Building, 3101 VLSB, Grinnell-Miller Library

 John McCormack

Monday, March 18, 2019

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Brown Bag Lunch on Parks, Conservation, and Your Career

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

TAYLOR WHITE ENDOWED LECTURE: "Tracking and tackling emerging fungal threats"

Seminar | March 20 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 Barker Hall

 Matthew Fisher, Imperial College London

Food Innovation Studio Showcase

Presentation | March 20 | 2-3:30 p.m. | Haas School of Business, N440, Chou Hall

Thursday, March 21, 2019

ESPM Seminar Series, Spring 2019

Seminar | March 21 | 3:30 p.m. | 132 Mulford Hall

 Janet Franklin

Friday, March 22, 2019

Grounds for Science - Evolving Markets: Developing Fuel Cells and Analyzing Counterfeits

Presentation | March 22 | 6:30-8 p.m. |  Scarlet City Espresso Bar

 Julie Fornaciari; Eric Hsu

Saturday, March 23, 2019

Monday, April 1, 2019

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Brexit and Beyond - Agriculture and Ecosystem Services in the UK

Seminar | April 2 | 2-3 p.m. | 260 Mulford Hall

 Kate Hind, Exeter University

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Water is Another Word for Life: with Isha Ray

Lecture | April 3 | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium

Thursday, April 4, 2019

ESPM Seminar Series, Spring 2019

Seminar | April 4 | 3:30 p.m. | 132 Mulford Hall

 Daniel Sanchez

Will China Save The Planet?

Lecture | April 4 | 4-5 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall

 Barbara Finamore, Senior Strategic Director for Asia, Natural Resources Defense Council

 Ralph Cavanagh, Energy Co-Director of the Climate & Clean Energy Program, Natural Resources Defense Council

Monday, April 8, 2019

Ferroptosis mechanisms and pharmacological tractability

Seminar | April 8 | 4-5 p.m. | 114 Morgan Hall

 Marcus Conrad, Helmholtz Zentrum München

Ferroptosis mechanisms and pharmacological tractability

Seminar | April 8 | 4:10-5 p.m. | 101 Morgan Hall

 Marcus Conrad, Helmholtz Zentrum München

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Conversation on Parks, Conservation, and Your Career

Special Event | April 9 | 1-2 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

First Generation Graduate School Panel

Panel Discussion | April 9 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, BNorth Conference Room

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

MVZ LUNCH SEMINAR - Gabrielle Nevitt: Avian Olfaction: The Road Less Travelled

Seminar | April 10 | 12-1 p.m. | Valley Life Sciences Building, 3101 VLSB, Grinnell-Miller Library

 Gabrielle Nevitt

Environment and Sustainability EXPO

Career Fair | April 10 | 12-3 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, West Pauley Ballroom

Community Meal

Social Event | April 10 | 6-7:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Hillel

Thursday, April 11, 2019

ESPM Seminar Series, Spring 2019

Seminar | April 11 | 3:30 p.m. | 132 Mulford Hall

 Kathryn DeMaster

Friday, April 12, 2019

ERG 25th Annual Lecture with Thomas Lovejoy

Lecture | April 12 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium

 Thomas Lovejoy, University Professor, Environmental Science and Policy, George Mason University

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Monday, April 15, 2019

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Food For Thought

Panel Discussion | April 16 | 5:30-7 p.m. | 112 Wurster Hall

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

MVZ LUNCH SEMINAR - Luke Bloch (CANCELLED): Tba

Seminar | April 17 | 12-1 p.m. | Valley Life Sciences Building, 3101 VLSB, Grinnell-Miller Library

 Luke Bloch

Plant and Microbial Biology Seminar: "Nutrient regulation of fungal virulence"

Seminar | April 17 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 Barker Hall

 Jim Kronstad, University of British Columbia, Vancouver

Thursday, April 18, 2019

ESPM Seminar Series, Spring 2019

Seminar | April 18 | 3:30 p.m. | 132 Mulford Hall

 Pablo Rodriguez Lozano

Genetically Modify Food!: The business of fear and a distorted reality from the perspective of Daniel Westcott

Seminar | April 18 | 6:15-7:15 p.m. |  The Octopus Literary Salon

 Daniel Westcott, PhD Candidate

Friday, April 19, 2019

2019 Patagonia Case Competition

Presentation | April 19 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | Haas School of Business, Speiker Forum, Chou Hall

Sunday, April 21, 2019

Berkeley Earth Day

Holiday | April 21 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  David Brower Center

Monday, April 22, 2019

Grit - Film Screening and Discussion

Film - Documentary | April 22 | 4:30-8 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, 315, Maude Fife Room

 Sasha Friedlander, Filmmaker; Michael Manga, Garniss H. Curtis Endowed Department Chair and Professor of Earth and Planetary Science, UC Berkeley; Sylvia Tiwon, Associate Professor of South & Southeast Asian Studies, UC Berkeley; Max Rudolph, Assistant Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences, UC Davis; Coen Pontoh, Editor, IndoProgress

 Nancy Lee Peluso, Henry J. Vaux Distinguished Professor of Forest Policy, UC Berkeley

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

After the Death of Nature: Carolyn Merchant and the Future of Human-Nature Relations

Lecture: Environmental Science Policy & Management | April 23 | 5:30-7 p.m. |  University Press Books

 Carolyn Merchant

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

MVZ LUNCH SEMINAR - Leeann Louis: Tba

Seminar | April 24 | 12-1 p.m. | Valley Life Sciences Building, 3101 VLSB, Grinnell-Miller Library

 Leeann Louis

Plant and Microbial Biology Seminar: "Analysis of NLR immunity signaling across plant species"

Seminar | April 24 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 Barker Hall

 Jane Parker, Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research

“Hormone discovery - new functional molecules and biomarkers for metabolic disease”

Seminar | April 24 | 4-5 p.m. | 114 Morgan Hall

 Katrin Svensson, Stanford University

Land Grabbing or Land for Investors?

Film - Documentary | April 24 | 4:15-5:30 p.m. | #470 Stephens Hall

 Alfredo Bini, ESPM

Thursday, April 25, 2019

ESPM Seminar Series, Spring 2019

Seminar | April 25 | 3:30 p.m. | 132 Mulford Hall

 Kaitlyn Gaynor

Career Series: Preparing for Post Graduation

Panel Discussion | April 25 | 5-6:30 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, BNorth Conference Room

BERC Alumni Gala

Reception | April 25 | 5:30-8:30 p.m. | #3300 Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Friday, April 26, 2019

Healthy Campus Food and Beverages Innovation Challenge

Miscellaneous | April 26 | 4-6 p.m. |  Berkeley Haas Innovation Lab

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Healthy Campus Food and Beverages Innovation Challenge

Miscellaneous | April 27 | 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Haas Innovation Lab

2019 Bay Area Conservation Biology Symposium

Conference/Symposium | April 27 | 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

The Conservation Movement: Incorporating the Latinx Community in Conservation Decisions Regarding Forests, National Parks, and Wildlife

Lecture: College-Wide Events | April 27 | 11:50 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | Wurster Hall, Auditorium

 Chairman Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.), House Natural Resources Committee; Linda Escalante, Southern California Legislative Director, NRDC