Tour/Open House | September 23 | 4:30-6 p.m. | Morgan Hall, Morgan Lounge
Interested in getting involved with food on campus? Join the Berkeley Food Institute for our annual open house on Monday, September 23, from 4:30-6pm in Morgan Lounge. BFI staff will provide background on BFI and how students can get involved. Undergraduate and graduate student groups focused on various aspects of food systems will also share opportunities within their organizations.
Seminar | September 25 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 Barker Hall
Sophien Kamoun, Senior Scientist, The Sainsbury Laboratory
Sophien Kamoun is a senior scientist at the Sainsbury Laboratory and a professor at the University of East Anglia. His group studies how filamentous plant pathogens, such as the Irish potato famine pathogen Phytophthora infestans, infect plants, and the plant processes that are modulated by these pathogens.
Seminar | September 25 | 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 >
Floods, droughts, and salmon-supporting vs cyanobacterial food webs in California North Coast rivers
Lecture | September 25 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 2251 College (Archaeological Research Facility)
Mary Power, Professor, Integrative Biology
About the Speaker:
Mary Power's research interests center on river food webs. She has studied interactions among fish, birds, invertebrates, and algae in temperate and tropical rivers, and has a particular interest in how attributes of species affect food web structure and dynamics, and how strengths of these interactions change under different environmental regimes. Her team has studied, for... More >
Reading - Nonfiction | September 25 | 3-4 p.m. | 112 Hilgard Hall
William Bryant Logan, Arborist, NYC
In his educational and reassuring volume on ecology and sustainability, New York City arborist Logan (Air: The Restless Shaper of the World) sets out to explain processes of regeneration and ways in which trees feed off one another. He observes that though a tree is in a forest... there is also a forest in each tree, in that every new branch arises on its parents stem in exactly the same way... More >
Lecture | September 26 | 3:30-4:30 p.m. | 132 Mulford Hall
Monica White, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Freedom Farmers: Agricultural Resistance and the Black Freedom Movement revises the historical narrative of African American resistance and breaks new ground by including the work, roles, and contributions of southern Black farmers and the organizations they formed. The book traces the origins of Black farmers organizations to the late 1800s, emphasizing their activities during the... More >
Seminar | September 26 | 3:30 p.m. | 132 Mulford Hall
Monica White, Assistant Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will present: "Freedom Farmers: Agricultural Resistance and the Black Freedom Movement." Coffee will be available before the talk at 2:30PM in 139 Mulford; meet the speaker after the talk in 139 Mulford Hall.
Colloquium | September 26 | 3:30-4:30 p.m. | 132 Mulford Hall
Monica White, Associate Professor of Environmental Justice, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Revises the historical narrative of African American resistance and breaks new ground by including the work, roles, and contributions of southern Black farmers and the organizations they formed.
Meeting | September 27 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 190B Doe Library
Rescheduled from Sept 20th. Full details about this meeting will be posted here: https://bids.berkeley.edu/events.