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9:30 a.m.
EHS 604
Hazardous Waste Generator
Bldg. 70A-3377

11 a.m.
EHS 622
Radioactive/Mixed Waste Generator
Bldg. 70A-3377

11 a.m.
Materials Sciences
Quantum Dot-Bioconjugates as Tools for Sensing and Live Cell Imaging
Hedi Mattoussi, Naval Research Lab
Bldg. 66-316

Dance Club
Samba Practice Session
Bldg. 51 Lobby

Public Affairs
Summer Lecture: Stealth Particles for Targeted Delivery of Drugs to Brain Tumors
Trudy Forte
Bldg. 50 Auditorium

Environmental Energy Technologies
Taiwan's Experiences in Industrial, Commercial and Institution Sectors
Wen-Bhor Wang, Taiwan Green Productivity Foundation
Bldg. 90-2063

12:15 p.m.
Yoga Club
Class with Chris Hoskins
Bldg. 70-191

2 p.m.
EHS 330
Lead Hazard Awareness
Bldg. 70A-3377


8:30 a.m
EHS 400
Radiation Protection Fundamentals

Bldg. 70A-3377

9:30 a.m.
Advanced Light Source
Bench Marking ARPES as 'Bulk' Electronic Structure Probe

Zhi-xun Shen, Stanford U.
Bldg. 6-2202

11 a.m.
Materials Sciences
Multi-Component Nanocrystals as Novel Functional Materials
Taleb Mokari, UC Berkeley
Bldg. 66-316

Environmental Energy Technologies
Current Research on Building Energy Systems and Air Cleaning by Visible-Photocatalytic Oxidation (Visible-PCO) Technology
Xudong Yang, Tsinghua U., China
Bldg. 90-3122

3 p.m.
Environmental Energy Technologies
Building Energy and Environment Research in Tianjin University and Biological Particle Filtration and Removal

Guanyi Chen and Junjie Liu, Tianjin U., China
Bldg. 90-4133

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Breakfast: Corned Beef Hash with Two Eggs and Toast
Tomorrow's Breakfast: Omelet with Bacon, Swiss and Onions with Hash Browns
Cultural Cuisines: Sweet and Sour Pork with Rice

Deli: Chicken Classico Prestini with Roasted Red Peppers and Provolone Cheese
Pizza: Spinach, Bacon & Blue Cheese

Grill: Baja Fish Tacos
Carvery: Chicken Parmesan with Pasta and Vegetables

B'fast: 6:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Lunch: 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
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Summer Lecture Today: Treating Brain Tumors

Brain tumor
Today at noon in the Building 50 auditorium, Trudy Forte, a senior scientist in the Lab’s Life Sciences Division and a staff scientist at Children’s Hospital of Oakland Research Institute, will discuss her work developing nano-sized low-density lipoprotein particles that can be used as a safe and effective means of delivering anticancer drugs to brain tumors. Forte has been with Berkeley Lab for about 35 years and with Children’s Hospital of Oakland Research Institute for 3 years. Go here for a complete schedule of this summer's lectures.

Physics Web Site Debuts New 'Look and Feel' 

The Physics Division has launched its new website, which offers Lab users easy navigation, and headlines popular topics such as “Research Programs.” The site’s new “look and feel” also incorporates the Lab logo, which makes it “clearer to users whether a webpage is associated with Berkeley Lab,” explains Stu Loken of the Physics Division, who managed the project. The new site was designed and developed by the Creative Services Office.


Lab Deputy Director Graham Fleming at JBEI press conference

DOE Funding for Lab's
New Biofuel Consortium
By Ian Hoffman

With heady talk of embarking on a Manhattan Project for biological fuels, Energy Secretary Samuel Bodman unleashed three teams of scientists Tuesday on a national hunt for clean liquid energy derived from plants and microbes. A year ago, Bay Area scientists decided to lead that hunt with an audacious bid to lure two giant biofuels institutes here, funded by tens of millions of dollars a year from BP LLC and the U.S. Department of Energy. On Tuesday, they clinched the second half of that double prize as Bodman named the Joint BioEnergy Institute, led by Berkeley Lab, as one of three national bioenergy centers to receive $125 million each over the next five years. Full story. Go here to watch a webcast of yesterday's announcement, here to read a statement from Gov. Schwarzenegger, and here to view a KGO-TV video clip.


Lab's Softball Season
In Full Swing

After two weeks of competition, Berkeley Lab softball teams SUDZ and Silver & Black are both undefeated (2-0), with Hit & Run in third place (1-0), Ballpark Estimates in fourth (1-1), Animals in fifth (0-1), and Donner Party and Rated X tied for sixth (0-2). This story is dedicated to Advanced Light Source scientist Gary Krebs, a 24-year softball league veteran who died of a heart attack on May 22.

Final Sale of Excess Central Stores Items This Week

As part of the final disbursement of materials from Central Stores, Lab divisions can purchase excess items through Friday. Go here to see a list of these items. After this sale, all remaining items on the list will be immediately processed as excess. To make a purchase, e-mail Central Stores or send a fax to x4211. There will be no over-the-counter sales and quantities are limited to what's on hand.

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