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11 posts from June 2010


ESD Town Hall Meeting 6-29-10

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Eoin Brodie: Nose & Throat Bacteria

Source: Sify news Study Finds Nose & Throat Bacteria Difference Eoin Brodie of ESD was one of the contributing authors of the paper which used the Phylochip in the study that appeared in the online open-access journal mBio. Read more »

Bill Collins contributes to next IPCC report

Source: TABLE, IPCC Bill Collins is one of six lab scientists selected to contribute to the next report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Read more »


John Beyer receives ARRA award

Source: TABL Carbon Sequestration Project Wins John Beyer of ESD was awarded $130,000 to collaborate with the Tri-Carb Consortium for Carbon Sequestration. This work contributes to a preliminary assessment of the suitability of this geologic region for CO2 storage. More information TABL announcement »


Don DePaolo Speaks on Carbon Sequestration

Donald J. DePaolo, a distinguished geochemist from the University of California, Berkeley and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, raised new questions about carbon sequestration today during the Goldschmidt Conference hosted by the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and Oak Ridge National Laboratory. More information TABL announcement » article » Video...


Dry Times: The Biogeochemistry Of Drought

Who: Josh Schimel, Ph.D., U.C. Santa Barbara What: Download the flyer (pdf) Where: Building 50 Auditorium When: 10:30 am to 12 pm, June 25, 2010 Why: About the Distinguished Scientist Seminar Series Video Replay: Abstract: The world is a dry place. Much of it is already arid or semi-arid, and...


CNCGC Lecture Series: Prof. John Harding

Prof. John Harding, presents "Crystals are like people, it is the defects that make them interesting" Thursday, June 10, 2010 in the Building 50 Auditorium at 10:00a. More info »

CNCGC Lecture Series: Gareth Tribello

Gareth Tribello, presents "Using Molecular Dynamics to understand precipitation reactions" Wednesday, June 9, 2010 in the Building 50 Auditorium at 10:00a. More info »


Inez Fung on Climate Science

Source: World of Science The United States is in danger of losing its ability to monitor key climate variables from satellites. Inez Fung speaks on why U.S. climate satellite capabilities are in jeopardy. Read more »


ESD & the Human Microbiome Project

Source: LBNL News Center ESD scientists play key role ESD researchers with prominent roles in the HMP include Gary Andersen, Todd DeSantis, and Amy Chen. Read more »