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Tuesday, March 11, 2003
 
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Today

8 a.m. – 10:15
EHS 10: Introduction to ES&H at Berkeley Lab
Building 50 Auditorium

9 a.m.
ESG/SSG Monthly Meeting,The New fsec Linac X-Ray Source at the ALS, John Corlett
Building 2, Room 100B

4 p.m.
SEMINAR: Life Sciences Division,TBA, Anthony Bretscher, Cornell University
Building 66 Auditorium

5:30 – 7 p.m.
California Colloquium on Water, Water in Landscape Heritage Conservation & Design: Lessons from the Taj Mahal, James Wescoat, Jr., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
105 North Gate Hall

Tomorrow

10 a.m.
Monthly test of LBNL Public Address system, followed immediately by the Building Manager radio test AND the LBNL Amateur Emergency radio net.

10:30 a.m. –noon
EHS 135:Earthquake/Wildland Fire Safety
Building 48-109

11 a.m.
Nuclear Science Division Colloquia,Order and Quantum Phase Transitions in the Cuprate Superconductors, Subir Sachdev, Yale University
Building 50 Auditorium

6 – 8 p.m.
EHS 125: Infant/Child CPR
Building 48, Room 109

Full EH&S class schedule

 
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Soup: Vegetable Tuscan
Origins: Mahi Mahi Skewers
Adobe Cafe: Taco Salad
Fresh Grille: Crab Cake Burgers
B'fast: 6:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Lunch: 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
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Partly to mostly cloudy

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Tracking Cancer in 3-D, One Cell at a Time

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Hoping to track cancer as it spreads cell-by-cell through the body, Berkeley Lab researchers have developed a way to shape high-resolution microscopy images into three-dimensional renditions of tissue such as mammary ducts. The result is a microscopic look at the molecular and genetic underpinnings of cancer on a glandular scale. "In the future, we could analyze any three-dimensional tissue sample for its genetic and cellular activity," says Carlos Ortiz de Solorzano, a staff scientist in the Life Sciences Division. Full Story.

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'Rebuilding' Team
Looking For Recruits

The San Francisco Rebuilding Together (formerly Christmas in April) program is looking for volunteers for an energy efficiency building team. Berkeley Lab employees have in the past participated in the program’s efforts to rehabilitate and repair homes for low-income, disabled or senior citizens. This year’s project, scheduled for a weekend in late April, will include energy efficiency measures. No experience is necessary. For details, contact Allan Chen in Environmental Energy Technologies, A_Chen@lbl.gov

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UC Berkeley Long-Range Development Plan

How will the future development of the UCB campus affect the physical environment of the community? UC Berkeley Capital Projects invites all members of the public to attend an information session to learn about the scope and key issues for the 2020 Long-Range Development Plan (LDRP). The meeting will be conducted in an informal, open-house format. It will be held on Thursday from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the North Berkeley Senior Center.

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Beware of 'Friendship
Screen-Saver' Email

Anyone receiving email with the message: "Enjoy this Friendship Screen Saver..." should delete it immediately. The so-called screen saver is actually the deadly YAHA worm. YAHA is a mass mailing worm that uses e-mail addresses stored in the Windows Address book and also collects addresses from .ht* files to distribute infected messages. Do not open the attachment, and be sure to avoid forwarding the message to anyone else. Read more about the YAHA worm here.
Enrollment Deadline Today for Advanced Windows 2000 Security Course

Today is the deadline for enrolling in the free Advanced Windows 2000 Security Course, to be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, March 14 in the Building. 50 auditorium. To enroll, visit https://hris.lbl.gov/
 
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