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<< Week of August 31 >>

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Cloudera Tech Talk: Big Data, Bigger Opportunities

Information Session | September 2 | 5-8 p.m. | Cory Hall, Hogan Room/521

Yanpei Chen, Cloudera

Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)


I work at Cloudera, a leading big data company. Every day, I see how big data transforms multiple industries and fields of science, creating enormous social and economic value. UC Berkeley is a major training center for future big data professionals, with dedicated classes, degrees, and research labs. I am here to share the excitement of contributing to a technology trend that will......   More >

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

BioE Seminar: &#34;Kidney organoid 3D cultures to improve drug screening and toxicity predictions&#148;

Seminar | September 3 | 12-1 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall

David Grainger

Bioengineering (BioE)

Fall 2014 Seminar Series

Wednesday, September 3
12noon - 1:00pm
106 Stanley Hall, UC Berkeley

“Kidney organoid 3D cultures to improve drug screening and toxicity predictions”

David W. Grainger, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor, Inaugural Eccles Presidential Endowed Chair
Departments of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Chemistry, and
Professor of Bioengineering
University of Utah, Salt......   More >

The Transformation of Transportation: New Vehicles, Fuels, and Mobility Services

Lecture: Top events: Lectures | September 3 | 12-1 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, 310, Banatao Auditorium

Daniel Sperling, UC Davis

CITRIS (Ctr for Info Technology Research in the Interest of Society)

Passenger transportation was arguably the least innovative sector in our society over the past 80 years. Passenger travel has devolved into a monoculture where the single occupant vehicle dominates all other surface modes. We are now on the threshold of radical change. New mobility services such as Uber and Lyft, new propulsion technologies using electricity and hydrogen, and increasing vehicle......   More >


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BISC Roundtable

Meeting | September 3 | 1-2 p.m. | 443 Soda Hall

Professor Shahnaz Shahbazova, Department of Information Technology and Programming, Azerbaijan Technical University

Berkeley Initiative in Soft Computing (BISC)



In this research it was justified mathematical model of construction of expert systems and methods of its application in educational process. It is given the mathematical formulation of a number of tasks of application of neural networks and hybrid expert systems in the subsystem of decision-making and......   More >

Thursday, September 4, 2014

TRUST Security Seminar: The Ugly Reality of the Internet

Seminar: Top events | September 4 | 1-2 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Room 250

Nick Weaver, International Computer Science Institute

Team for Research in Ubiquitous Secure Technology (TRUST)

Ranging from firewalls and devices which can't understand fragments, to buggy (and vulnerable) NATs, to DNS servers which don't really support DNS, to a mass of HTTP proxies and in-path devices which can modify traffic, to a group of network adversaries which can and do attack traffic directly from the net, the Internet is a messy, complex landscape. Using Netalyzr, a widely used end-host......   More >

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Friday, September 5, 2014

Nanotechnology Platforms for Regulating Single Cell Signaling: Nano Seminar Series

Seminar: Top events | September 5 | 2-3 p.m. | 390 Hearst Memorial Mining Building

Prof. Young-wook Jun, UC San Francisco, Otolaryngology

Berkeley Nanosciences and Nanoengineering Institute

During the process of development, our body system coordinates the differentiation, behavior, function, and fate of individual cells to construct beautifully organized tissue structures. Delicately balanced and well-choreographed control of individual cells at various levels of transcription, translation, and cell signaling are involved in this process.

Recent advances in molecular biology......   More >