Seminars & Events

<< October 2017 >>

Monday, October 2, 2017

Nick Sahinidis — ALAMO: Machine learning from data and first principles

Seminar | October 2 | 3:30-5 p.m. | 3108 Etcheverry Hall

 Nick Sahinidis, Carnegie Mellon University

Science in politics; politics in science

Panel Discussion | October 2 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 2040 Valley Life Sciences Building

 Daniel Kammen, Professor and Chair, Energy and Resources Group; Michael Eisen, Professor of Evolutionary Biology, Molecular and Cell Biology

 Leslea Hlusko, Associate Professor, Integrative Biology

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

LYS228, a novel monobactam to treat infections caused by multi-drug resistant Enterobacteriaceae

Seminar: Organic Chemistry | October 3 | 4-5 p.m. | Hildebrand Hall, Library Seminar Room 100D

 Dr. Folkert Reck, Senior Investigator II, Global Discovery Chemistry, Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Can we evolve beyond thermal separation processes?

Colloquium: Chem. & Biomol. Engineering Colloquium | October 4 | 4-6 p.m. | 180 Tan Hall

 Ryan Lively, Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology

Science Cafe - Beyond the wilting point: Californian oak woodland responses to drought

Presentation | October 4 | 7-8:30 p.m. |  Restaurant Valparaiso

 Robert Skelton, Environmental Science, Policy & Management

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Graduate Research Seminar

Seminar: Graduate Research Seminar | October 5 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall

 Mr. Hao Lyu, Graduate Student for Professor Omar Yaghi, http://yaghi.berkeley.edu/

Graduate Research Seminar

Seminar: Graduate Research Seminar | October 5 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall

 MS. Xiaokun Pei, Graduate Student for Professor Omar Yaghi, http://yaghi.berkeley.edu/

Graduate Research Conference

Seminar: Graduate Research Conference | October 5 | 4-5 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall

 Mr. Blake Erickson, Graduate Student with Professor Daniel Neumark, http://www.cchem.berkeley.edu/dmngrp/

 Mr. Hikaru Mizuno, Graduate Student with Professor Richard Saykally, http://www.cchem.berkeley.edu/rjsgrp/

Photobears: LASER QUANTUM Seminar: OPCPAs: Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Ultrafast Lasers

Presentation | October 5 | 5-6:30 p.m. | Cory Hall, 540AB DOP Center

 Dave Stockwell, PhD, Product Specialist, Ultrafast Systems, LASER QUANTUM

Friday, October 6, 2017

Rational Design of Advanced Materials for Lithium-Ion Batteries and Beyond: Nano Seminar Series

Seminar | October 6 | 2-3 p.m. | 180 Tan Hall | Note change in location

 Prof. Kisuk Kang, Seoul National University, MSE

Monday, October 9, 2017

Allosteric inhibitors of protein synthesis: how structure and dynamics give rise to complex pharmacology

Seminar: Structural & Quantitative Biology | October 9 | 4-5 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall

 Jack Taunton, University of California, San Francisco

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Catalytic Approaches to Simplifying Synthesis

Seminar: Organic Chemistry | October 10 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 120 Latimer Hall

 Prof. Darren Dixon, Department of Chemistry, University of Oxford

Free Speech on Campus: A Discussion with Dean Erwin Chemerinsky in Honor of Constitution Day

Panel Discussion | October 10 | 6-8 p.m. | Doe Library, Morrison Library, Rm 101 Doe Library

 Dean of Berkeley Law, Erwin Chemerinsky

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Organic Catalysts and Photocatalysts: Computational Design and Prototyping of Organic Catalysts for CO 2 Reduction and Photopolymerization

Colloquium: Chem. & Biomol. Engineering Colloquium | October 11 | 4-6 p.m. | 180 Tan Hall

 Charles Musgrave, Professor, University of Colorado, Boulder

Product Development Program Info Session

Information Session | October 11 | 5-6 p.m. | 402 Latimer Hall

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Graduate Research Seminar

Seminar: Graduate Research Seminar | October 12 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall

 Jakob Dahl, Graduate Student for Professor Paul Alivisatos, http://www.cchem.berkeley.edu/pagrp/

Graduate Research Seminar

Seminar: Graduate Research Seminar | October 12 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall

 Claire Harmange, Graduate Student for Professor Thomas Maimone, http://www.cchem.berkeley.edu/tjm/Lab_website/Home.html

Graduate Research Conference

Seminar: Graduate Research Conference | October 12 | 4-5 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall

 Ms. Ilana Porter, Graduate Student with Professor Stephen Leone, http://www.cchem.berkeley.edu/leonegrp/

Friday, October 13, 2017

Visualizing Gate-tunable Nanoscale Chladni Patterns in Dirac Billiards: Nano Seminar Series

Seminar | October 13 | 2-3 p.m. | 180 Tan Hall

 Prof. Jairo Velasco, Jr., UC Santa Cruz, Physics

Monday, October 16, 2017

Molecular mechanism of cellular motility

Seminar: Structural & Quantitative Biology | October 16 | 4-5 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall

 Tom Pollard, Yale University

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Undergraduate Research and Scholarships Fair

Career Fair | October 17 | 1-4 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Pauley Ballroom

 Sean Burns, OURS

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Suspended Particles in Complex Fluids: From Fracking Fluids to Swimming Worms

Colloquium: Chem. & Biomol. Engineering Colloquium | October 18 | 4-6 p.m. | 180 Tan Hall

 Eric Shaqfeh, Professor, Stanford University

Thursday, October 19, 2017

5th Berkeley Symposium on Energy Efficient Electronic Systems and Steep Transistors Workshop

Conference/Symposium | October 19 | 8 a.m.-8 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium

 Amir Khosrowshani, Vice President and CTO of Al Products Group, Intel Corporation, USA

Graduate Research Seminar

Seminar: Graduate Research Seminar | October 19 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall

 Mr. Danny Thach, Graduate Student for Professor Thomas Maimone, http://www.cchem.berkeley.edu/tjm/Lab_website/Home.html

Graduate Research Seminar

Seminar: Graduate Research Seminar | October 19 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall

 Mr. Jeffrey Derrick, Graduate Student for Professor Christopher Chang, http://www.cchem.berkeley.edu/cjcgrp/research.html

Graduate Research Conference

Seminar: Graduate Research Conference | October 19 | 4-5 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall

 Ms. Kristina Chang, Graduate Student with Professor Stephen Leone/Daniel Neumark, http://www.cchem.berkeley.edu/leonegrp/http://www.cchem.berkeley.edu/dmngrp/

 Mr. Scott Meyer, Graduate Student with Professor Alex Zettl/Felix Fischer, http://research.physics.berkeley.edu/zettl/http://www.cchem.berkeley.edu/frfgrp/group.html

Close Up: Exploring Workshop Practices in Roman-Egyptian Portraits

Lecture | October 19 | 6-8 p.m. |  Hearst Museum of Anthropology

 Jane Williams, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

Friday, October 20, 2017

Nanoscience for Energy and Water: Nano Seminar Series

Seminar | October 20 | 2-3 p.m. | 180 Tan Hall | Note change in location

 Prof. Yi Cui, Stanford University, MSE / Photon / Chemistry

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Science at Cal Lecture - Leave election integrity to chance

Lecture | October 21 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building

 Philip B. Stark, Division of Mathematical and Physical Sciences

Monday, October 23, 2017

Chemical Tricks for Drugging the Undruggable

Seminar: Structural & Quantitative Biology | October 23 | 4-5 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall

 Kevan Shokat, University of California, San Francisco

Unique Properties of Carbide and Bimetallic Catalysts

Lecture | October 23 | 4-5 p.m. | 775 Tan Hall

 Jingguang Chen, Columbia University

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

2017 G.N. Lewis Memorial Lecture: Professor Jennifer Doudna

Lecture: Special College Seminar | October 24 | 4-5 p.m. | Memorial Stadium, The Field Club

 Professor Jennifer Doudna, Professor, College of Chemistry

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

“Spatial genomics and single cell lineage dynamics by seqFISH and MEMOIR”

Seminar | October 25 | 12-1 p.m. | 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building

 Long Cai, California Institute of Technology

Converting CO2 via Thermocatalysis and Electrocatalysis

Colloquium | October 25 | 4-5 p.m. | 180 Tan Hall

 Jingguang CHen, Columbia University

Pitzer Center for Theoretical Chemistry

Seminar | October 25 | 5-6 p.m. | 9 Lewis Hall

 Peter Walters, UC, Berkeley

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Graduate Research Seminar

Seminar: Graduate Research Seminar | October 26 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall

 Mr. Melecio Perea, Graduate Student for Professor Richmond Sarpong, http://www.cchem.berkeley.edu/rsgrp/

Graduate Research Seminar

Seminar: Graduate Research Seminar | October 26 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall

 Mr. Wentao Xu, Graduate Student for Professor Omar Yaghi, http://yaghi.berkeley.edu/

Graduate Research Conference

Seminar: Graduate Research Conference | October 26 | 4-5 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall

 Ms. Hannah Kenagy, Graduate Student with Professor Ronald Cohen, http://cohen.cchem.berkeley.edu/People.aspx

 Mr. Andrew Ross, Graduate Student with Professor Stephen Leone/Daniel Neumark, http://www.cchem.berkeley.edu/leonegrp/www.cchem.berkeley.edu/dmngrp/

Friday, October 27, 2017

Multifunctional Nanoparticles for Single Cell Molecular Profiling: Nano Seminar Series

Seminar | October 27 | 2-3 p.m. | 180 Tan Hall | Note change in location

 Prof. Xiaohu Gao, Univ. of Washington, Bioengineering

Grounds for Science: Dark Matter Day!

Presentation | October 27 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. |  Scarlet City Espresso Bar

 Elizabeth Boulton, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; Katelin Schutz, Department of Astronomy

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Vision+Light: Converging Senses | Saturday

Exhibit - Multimedia | October 28 | 4:30-8:30 p.m. | Lobby Li Ka Shing Center

 Lynne Kimura, BAMPFA; Michelle Douskey, College of Chemistry

 

SEEC: Photography at the speed of light, http://seecphotography.com/

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Vision+Light: Converging Senses | Sunday

Exhibit - Multimedia | October 29 | 1-4 p.m. | Lobby Li Ka Shing Center

 Ken Goldberg, Professor, Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS), Art Practice, and the School of Information; Joshua Cassidy, Lead Producer and Cinematographer, KQED Science; Lily Simonson, Fine Artist, National Science Foundation Antarctic Artist in Residence

 Shannon Jackson, Associate Vice Chancellor, Arts and Design

 

Monday, October 30, 2017

Tick-tock of a Circadian Clock

Seminar: Structural & Quantitative Biology | October 30 | 4-5 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall

 Andy LiWang, University of California, Merced

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Biophysics of Protein Disorder, Single Molecules to Mesoscales

Seminar: Physical Chemistry | October 31 | 4-5 p.m. | 120 Latimer Hall

 Ashok Deniz, Scripps Research Institute