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Piper Promotes: QB3 Postdoc Seminar Series, Fridays 4:30-5:30

QB3 hosts a Postdoc Seminar Series on Fridays from 4:30 to 5:30 pm in 106 Stanley Hall before the QB3 social hour. Beer, soda, and snacks are provided. All are welcome to attend and learn about research going on in the postdoc community at QB3. It is an excellent way to present and spread the word about your research and also meet new colleagues and get to know the QB3 Postdoc community.

They are looking for postdocs to present 20 min talks about their research in a fun setting; email Mary Matyskiela (mary.matyskiela@berkeley.edu) and Ian Wallace (iwallace@berkeley.edu) for more information.

To join the QB3 postdoc listserv, please please contact QB3-Berkeley Communications Director Jan Ambrosini, ambros@berkeley.edu, 510-666-3309.

Piper Promotes: QB3 Award for Innovation Ceremony, Thursday, October 18, 2012

On Thursday, October 18, 2012 from 4:00 to 5:15 pm, the Awards for Innovation, sponsored by Deloitte and QB3 will be presented. The Awards for Innovation go to the student, post-doc, staff scientist or team from UC Berkeley, UC Santa Cruz, or UC San Francisco that has made the greatest innovation in the area of human health.

The five finalists have been chosen and you can see videos of them on the QB3 Youtube channel. The finalists were chosen by judges from industry, venture capital, and academia. The winners are being chosen by UC students, faculty and staff. You can make your vote for a winner on the QB3 Facebook Page.

The ceremony will include five-minute talks by each of the five finalists, a keynote with Steve Beckwith, Vice-President for Research and Graduate Studies at the University of California, Office of the President, and the award presentation by Matthew Hudes, the U.S. Managing Principal for Biotechnology at Deloitte.  A reception will follow the ceremony. Registration is free and available here.