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Yoga Club
Class with Inna Belogolovsky
Bldg. 70-191

Dance Club
Pot-Luck Dance Party

Bldg. 51 Lobby

4:30 p.m.
Physics Department
The ATA-42: Life, the Universe, and a Wide-Angle, Panchromatic Radio Camera for SETI and Radio Astronomy
Jill Tarter
1 LeConte


11 a.m.
Chemistry Department
Building Molecules to Spy on Synapses and Tumors in Vivo
Roger Tsien
120 Latimer Hall

1 p.m.
Molecular Foundry
The Quest for Spin Cascade Logic Circuits

Don Eigler
Bldg. 66 Auditorium

4 p.m.
Chemistry Department
Seaborg Lecture: Relativistic Effect in Heavy-Element Chemistry

Pekka Pyykko
120 Latimer Hall

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This week's 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: 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.


Determining Transition
Geometries in Liquids

Many properties of chemical reactions are determined by the transition state connecting reactant and product, yet it is difficult to directly obtain any information about these short-lived structures in liquids. A team of UC Berkeley and Berkeley Lab researchers has shown that two-dimensional infrared (2D-IR) spectroscopy can provide direct information about transition states by tracking the transformation of vibrational modes as a molecule crosses a transition state. The team includes Jacob Schlegel and Charles Harris of the Lab’s Chemical Sciences Division. Full story.


Staff Can Share Ideas
On Wellness Program

What do the terms holistic health, wellness and work-life balance mean to you? To help the Lab’s Benefits Office develop a Wellness Program, employees are invited join a focus group where they can share their input and assist with strategic planning. Those interested in participating can contact Gayle Tornberg. Starting in April, focus groups will meet once a month for approximately 45 minutes. All levels of employees, working in both scientific and operations divisions, are encouraged to participate.


'Rebuilding Together'
Needs Volunteers

Lab Energy Teams wrap water heaters

"Rebuilding Together," a national volunteer organization that provides free improvements for the homes of low-income seniors and people with disabilities, is recruiting volunteers for its Saturday, April 26, project. Berkeley Lab employees are invited to join Energy Teams that will go house-to-house installing simple energy and water efficiency measures. Contact Allan Chen (x4210) for more information, or go here.

Campus Entrepreneur
Talk on Solar Energy

UC Berkeley’s Lester Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, part of the Haas School of Business, will host a forum on “Solar Crosses the Chasm” on Thursday, at 6:30 p.m. in the School’s Andersen Auditorium. Speakers — from industry and academia — will discuss solar energy’s potential for moving into mainstream energy markets. Go here for more information.


Staff Can Take Survey
On Procurement, Property

Employees are invited to share their comments on the quality of service provided by the Lab’s Procurement and Property Department by taking a brief survey. The comments will be used to improve customer satisfaction.  The survey will continue until Wednesday. Go here to access the survey.

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