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Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Plant and Microbial Biology Plant Seminar: "Mechanisms for target specificity in transcriptional regulation controlling Arabidopsis anther development"

Seminar | May 2 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 Barker Hall


Hong Ma, Fudan University and Penn State

Department of Plant and Microbial Biology


In the area of functional studies of genes important for plant reproductive development, we focus on molecular basis of meiotic homologous recombination and chromosome condensation and segregation, gene networks controlling anther and pollen development, and regulatory elements ensuring reproductive development in response to environmental changes, such as light, drought and heat.



SERC Gala

Special Event | May 2 | 6-8:30 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Pauley Ballroom


Student Environmental Resource Center


Join us for the 5th annual SERC Gala!


$5-30

Buy tickets online.

Thursday, May 3, 2018

ESPM Seminar Series - Kurt Fausch

Seminar | May 3 | 12-1 p.m. | 132 Mulford Hall


Dept. of Environmental Science, Policy, and Mgmt. (ESPM)


Kurt Fausch, Professor Emeritus of Dept. Fish, Wildlife, & Conservation Studies, Colorado State University, shares, "What is essential about reverse for fish and humans? Lessons on connectivity and connections from four decades"

Join us for coffee at 11:30 am in 139 Mulford Hall. Bring your own mug!

This event is open to the public.



ESPM Remote Sensing Job Talk Series - Manuela Girotto

Seminar | May 3 | 3-4 p.m. | 103 Mulford Hall


Dept. of Environmental Science, Policy, and Mgmt. (ESPM)


Manuela Girotto, Research Scientist, USRA, NASA, shares her talk, "Land Surface Data Assimilation Using Remote Sensing Observations".

Please join us for coffee from 2-3 pm in Mulford Hall. Bring your own mug!

This event is open to the public.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Birds of Berkeley Bird Walk

Workshop | May 8 | 9:30-11:30 a.m. |  UC Botanical Garden


Botanical Garden


Join Birds of Berkeley author, Oliver James, for a bird walk in the Garden. Birds of Berkeley is a full-color field guide to 25 birds easily found in Berkeley proves that even the city’s avian residents are a little quirky. Copies of his book will be available for sale and signing.


$20, $18 UCBG members, Free for UC Students, Faculty, and Staff

SOLD OUT.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

MVZ LUNCH SEMINAR - Dana Lin: Genetic and phenotypic dynamics across a vole contact zone

Seminar | May 9 | Valley Life Sciences Building, 3101 VLSB, Grinnell-Miller Library


Dana Lin (Finishing Talk)

Museum of Vertebrate Zoology


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 >

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Untangling the Farm Bill: Graduate Seminar Presentations

Presentation | May 10 | 12-2 p.m. | Morgan Hall, Morgan Lounge


Berkeley Food Institute


Come and hear the final presentations of UC Berkeley’s first Farm Bill Graduate Seminar and learn about emerging marker bills and pressing issues in our nation’s largest omnibus food and agriculture legislation. This two-hour cross-disciplinary seminar will feature student research and policy briefs on proposed improvements to the Farm Bill.

Topics will include:

- The Elephant in the Farm...   More >


RSVP online.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Understanding Redwood Giants: Using Science to Protect the Tallest Forests

Lecture | May 17 | 10-11:30 a.m. |  UC Botanical Garden


Botanical Garden


Join Emily Burns, Director of Science for the Save the Redwoods League, for a morning in our Redwood Grove. Home to endangered species and notable for their remarkable carbon storage capacity, coast redwood forests stand today in a rapidly changing world.


Free with Garden Admission ($12 adult/$10 seniors), Free for UCBG Members/UC Students, Staff, Faculty

Register online.