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Yoga Club
Class with Naomi Hartwig

Bldg. 70-191

Dance Club
Practice Session

Bldg. 51 Lobby

2 p.m.
Nano Institute
Nanoscale Engineering of Bio/Material Interfaces

Carolyn Bertozzi
180 Tan Hall

2 p.m.
EHS 10
Intro to EH&S at Berkeley Lab

Bldg. 70A-3377

4 p.m.
Life Sciences and Genomics
Development of Synthetic High Affinity Ligands (SHALs) as Antibody Mimics for Diagnostics and Therapeutics
Rodney Balhorn
Bldg. 66 Auditorium


8 a.m.
EHS 278
Ladder Safety

Bldg. 70A-3377

11:30 a.m.
Benefits Office
Achieving a Sound Retirement

Joseph Hager
Bldg. 50 Auditorium

Yoga Club
Class with Inna Belogolovsky

Bldg. 70-191

Dance Club
Beginning Cha-Cha-Cha

Bldg. 51 Lobby

12:30 p.m.
Benefits Office
Retirement Help Desk
Joseph Hager
Cafeteria Lobby

4 p.m.
The Market Value and Cost of Solar Photovoltaic Electricity Production
Severin Borenstein
290 Hearst Mining Bldg.

6:30 p.m.
Physics Department
Oppenheimer Lecture: Spooky Actions at a Distance
David Mermin
155 Dwinelle Hall

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spacer imageCAFETERIA MENU

March 10-14 Menu
March 17-21 Menu

6:30 to 10:30 a.m.
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Coffee Bar

Mon. - Thur: 6:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday: 6:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Weekends: 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Cal, Stanford Launch
Joint Stem Cell Research

Two leaders in biomedical research — UC Berkeley and Stanford — will join forces in a new stem cell initiative that will catalyze research and serve as a magnet for scholars from around the world. The Siebel Stem Cell Institute is a joint initiative between the Berkeley Stem Cell Center and the Stanford Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine Institute, two of the world's leading institutions at the forefront of biomedical science. Berkeley Lab is a member of the Berkeley Stem Cell Center. Full story.

NAS and NAE Host Energy
Summit: Chu to Speak

The National Academy of Sciences and National Academy of Engineering is sponsoring a two-day summit to examine the increasing importance of energy policy to the nation's security, economic vitality, and environment. The summit, intended to stimulate discussion among experts with diverse points of view on energy issues, will inform a study under way called "America's Energy Future: Technology Opportunities, Risks, and Tradeoffs." Berkeley Lab Director Steve Chu will speak today on “A Sustainable Energy Future.” A live webcast of the summit is available. Full story.


Cancer Society Gives
Bissell Medal of Honor

Berkeley Lab Distinguished Scientist Mina Bissell, with the Life Sciences Division, has received the American Cancer Society’s Medal of Honor. The award is the highest bestowed by the society. Bissell was recognized for her research on microenvironmental influences on gene expression and tissue specificity in normal and malignant breast tissue.


Retirement Workshop
At 11:30 a.m. Monday

Joseph Hager, with Fidelity Investments Tax-Exempt Services Company, will conduct a workshop on “Achieving a Sound Retirement” Monday, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Building 50 Auditorium. Hager will be available from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. in the Cafeteria lobby to answer questions.

IT Part of Efficient
Computing Effort

An article in yesterday’s edition of Today at Berkeley Lab on the new Computing Sciences webpage that showcases the Lab’s energy-efficient computing research should have included the IT Division among the groups that are participating.

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