Archive for March, 2013

LHAATDS 2013 Symposium! April 12th, UC Berkeley

March 30, 2013

Come to the 2013 Let’s Have an Awesome Time Doing Science Symposium!

9am – 1pm, 245 Li Ka Shing Auditorium, UC Berkeley

Free and open to the public! Register by clicking here







9:00 a.m. Ron Vale, UCSF – Science as Adventure Travel

9:30 a.m. Ingmar Riedel-Kruse, Stanford – Playing with Biotic Computers

9:50 a.m. Terry Johnson, BioE – Curriculum Delictorum

10:10 a.m. Diana Bautista, MCB – Mentorship in Academia

10:30 a.m. Coffee Break!

10:45 a.m. Dan Fletcher BioE – Science at the White House

11:10:00 a.m. Manu Prakash, Stanford – Frugal Science

11:30:00 a.m. Michel Maharbiz, BioE – Dreaming of Electric Sheep

11:50:00 a.m. Henry Bourne, UCSF – Can the Institution Make Your Science Better?

12:15 – 1:00 p.m. Lunch and Further Discussion


Satyajit Rath – talk from LHAATDS 2009 – Science in the backwaters, competition and community

March 30, 2013

Dr. Satyajit Rath talks about the advantages and disadvantages of research in India. The conference revealed surprising parallels between conditions in India today and those at UCSF in the 70s and 80s that led to the invention of molecular biology.