On September 21, the Biosciences Area held a welcome event to acknowledge the coming together of many new and existing research groups at the Aquatic Park facility in West Berkeley. Laboratory Director Mike Witherell and Deputy Director Horst Simon attended and shared their support. The informal program consisted of brief comments by Helen Cademartori, Biosciences Area Deputy for Operations; Louise Glass, Environmental Genomics & Systems Biology (EGSB) Division Director, who provided her perspective via videoconference; Mary Maxon, Associate Laboratory Director for Biosciences; and Mike Witherell. Witherell acknowledged the group for their shared vision for Aquatic Park and the many inter- and cross-Area collaborations that will be fostered through the colocation of these researchers.
Berkeley Lab is pleased to honor fourteen “Women @ The Lab” this year. Women @ the Lab showcases some of Berkeley Lab’s talented and dedicated employees in STEM and Operations, and four of the fourteen are in the Biosciences Area. Helen Cademartori, Biosciences Area Operations Deputy; Sarah Richardson, Computational Biologist Postdoctoral Fellow at the Joint BioEnergy Institute, … Read more »