Amidst a brutally polarized debate marked by passion, suspicion and confusion, “Food Evolution”, by Academy Award®-nominated director Scott Hamilton Kennedy (The Garden, Fame High, OT: Our Town), explores the controversy surrounding GMOs and food. Traveling from Hawaiian papaya groves, to banana farms in Uganda to the cornfields of Iowa, the film, narrated by esteemed science … Read more »
Staff in the Biosciences and Computing Sciences Areas are invited to participate in a weeklong workshop focusing on machine learning in data science. The goal of the workshop, to be held April 2-6, is to build bridges between Biosciences and Computing Sciences through a common foundation in statistical computing. The course is open to all staff in … Read more »
The Biosciences Area partners with Biotech Partners (BP), a non-profit organization with the mission of educating underserved youth in the Bay Area through personal, academic, and professional development experiences that increase participation in higher education and improve access to fulfilling science careers. In 2017 the Biosciences Area provided internships to six high school students. This year, we are again looking for mentors who have a strong commitment to teaching a high school student. Interested mentors must express their interest by April 13, 2018 (DEADLINE EXTENDED). Learn more
As shared by Jay Keasling with Biosciences staff on May 1, the 2017 Berkeley Lab Performance Review process has officially kicked off. Read his announcement here.