Thursday, January 31, 2019
Seminar | January 31 | 12-1:30 p.m. | C325 Haas School of Business
John Morgan, UC Berkeley
The Oliver E. Williamson Seminar on Institutional Analysis, named after our esteemed colleague who founded the seminar, features current research by faculty, from UCB and elsewhere, and by advanced doctoral students. The research investigates governance and its links with economic and political forces. Markets, hierarchies, hybrids, and the supporting institutions of law and politics all come... More >
Research Colloquium: Dr. Leonard Miller on "The Microeconomics of Social Welfare Programs: Client Need and the Provision of Care"
Colloquium | January 31 | 12:10-1:30 p.m. | Haviland Hall, Commons/116
This talk attempts to develop the analytics describing of occurrence of client need and the process of a program attending to this need. This analytic description of a care program summarizes the efforts made and the consequences of those efforts to return a client to a previous functioning level. Also discussed are the methods used to estimate the parameters of the program.
IB Seminar: The Rise and Fall of Fishes: How Macroecology and Global Events Shaped Early Vertebrate Evolution
Seminar | January 31 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | 2040 Valley Life Sciences Building
Lauren Sallan, University of Pennsylvania
Seminar | January 31 | 1-2 p.m. | 597 Evans Hall
Seminar | January 31 | 3:30-4:30 p.m. | 101 Life Sciences Addition
Patrick Gentry , University of California, San Diego
This seminar is partially sponsored by NIH
Seminar | January 31 | 3:30 p.m. | 132 Mulford Hall
Distinguished lecture by an ESPM Faculty, Kate O'Neill: "New Global Politics of Waste." Hosted by George Roderick. Meet the speaker and enjoy refreshments after the talk in 139 Mulford Hall.
Seminar | January 31 | 4-5 p.m. | 1011 Evans Hall
Professor Katie Pollard, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UC San Francisco, Gladstone Institute, and Chan-Zuckerberg Biohub
Machine learning is a popular statistical approach in many fields, including genomics. We and others have used a variety of supervised machine-learning techniques to predict genes, regulatory elements, 3D interactions between regulatory elements and their target genes, and the effects of mutations on regulatory element function. I will highlight a few of these studies, emphasizing the strengths... More >
Panel Discussion | January 31 | 6 p.m. | Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco
601 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94105
Enrico Deaglio, Italian journalist and writer; Enrico Rossi, President of the Region of Tuscany
Italy has recently been in the spotlight as the European Union undergoes a delicate political moment. A founding member of the EU and the single euro currency, the country is seeking ways to make the Eurozone cohesion more effective in the wake of economic pressures and growing migration challenges. It also continues to play a key role in international relations in order to advance the EU's... More >