Plant and Microbial Biology Seminar: "Tapping cyanobacterial potential as an alternative carbohydrate feedstock: design of modular, light-driven microbial consortia"
Seminar | September 11 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 Barker Hall
Daniel Ducat, Assistant Professor, Michigan State University
Daniel Ducat is an assistant professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. His lab is interested in using engineering and synthetic approaches to examine the biology and biotechnological application of these intriguing bacteria. He earned his Ph.D. in Molecular and Cell Biology at Johns Hopkins University.
Visualizing the Complexity of Past and Future Shoreline and Near-Shore Environments over Time: Examples from Australia, Vietnam, and California
Lecture | September 11 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 2251 College (Archaeological Research Facility)
By incorporating dynamic geomorphological processes into the environmental modeling it becomes possible to provide much more accurate depictions of the inundation and retreat of shorelines over time, their hydrodynamics, and the evolution of shoreline and near-shore ecosystems. Presented here are some examples of this approach using highly diverse datasets from Australia, Vietnam, and California.
Seminar | September 12 | 3:30 p.m. | 132 Mulford Hall
Michael Davidson, Assistant Professor at the UC San Diego School of Global Policy & Strategy, will present: "Eliminating Wasted Wind Energy in China: The Good, the Bad, and the (Ugly) Markets." Coffee will be available before the talk at 2:30PM in 139 Mulford; meet the speaker after the talk in 139 Mulford Hall.
East Bay Science Cafe - the Humble Spud: The potato’s wonderful history and future feeding the world
Presentation | September 12 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Cafe Leila
1724 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley, CA 94702
Christine Hastorf, Department of Anthropology
Potatoes are often invisible one ones plate. Not considered an exotic, it has been a food you can rely on to soothe your soul and stomach. Many have claimed its origin, due to its capacity to keep people alive in so many diverse environments. But its origin history begins 10,000 years ago in highland South America. While introducing the science of the potato and its complexities of... More >
Seminar | September 13 | 10-11 a.m. | 1101 Valley Life Sciences Building
Megumi Fuse, San Francisco State University
A weekly seminar series run by the Entomology Students Organization featuring local and visiting researchers presenting a wide range of entomology-related topics. Open to the public.