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Thursday, June 7, 2018

Astronomy Night at UC Berkeley

Lecture | June 7 | 8-10:30 p.m. | 131 Campbell Hall

 Department of Astronomy

Come join us at Campbell Hall on the UC Berkeley campus on the first Thursday of every month for a FREE public astronomy lecture and stargazing on the roof with our fleet of telescopes.

When: Thursday, June 7th
Talk: 8:00pm-9:00pm “Awake and Sleeping Supermassive Black Holes” (Nectaria Gizani)
Stargazing: 9:00pm-10:30pm (weather dependent)

Doors to Campbell Hall open at 7:30pm, and...   More >

Saturday, June 9, 2018

Career Clinic: Making A Successful Career Transition: Roadmap for Change

Lecture | June 9 | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | UC Berkeley Extension (Golden Bear Center), Room 206

 Rebecca Andersen, Career Services at the UC Berkeley Information School; RuthAnn Haffke, UC Berkeley School of Public Health

 UC Berkeley Extension

Making a career transition can be bewildering: how do you find jobs? How can you stand out as a candidate? And, if you finally get an interview, how do you showcase yourself as the best candidate? This workshop will walk participants through each step of making a career transition. Through interactive exercises, we will cover strategies in personal branding, networking, résumé and LinkedIn...   More >


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Saturday, June 16, 2018

Science Lecture - How CRISPR helps answer basic questions in biology: from crustacean limbs to butterfly wings

Lecture | June 16 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building

 Dr. Nipam Patel, Professor, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology


CRISPR technology has emerged as a wonderful tool for gene editing that has enormous implications for improving human health, but many scientists have also used it to make remarkable advances in asking very basic biology questions, particularly in animals that might have been previously relatively intractable to experimental manipulations. Dr. Niapm Patel will give examples from his lab’s work on...   More >

Mutation in butterfly wing patterns

Thursday, June 21, 2018

The Harmonic Forest: Talk by Jovino Santos Neto

Lecture | June 21 | 4-5 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

The Harmonic Forest: Musical chords heard as trees

Jovino Santos Neto, in addition to being a world-class Brazilian pianist and composer, holds a degree in Environmental Biology from McGill University. In his 15-year apprenticeship with the legendary Hermeto Pascoal in Brazil, Jovino learned about Hermeto’s unique intuitive approach to musical concepts. In this lecture, Jovino will connect his...   More >

Free with Garden admission; Free for UCBG members, UC Berkeley students, staff, and faculty, Free for Concert Ticket holders for 6/21

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