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Dr. Gentry Patrick Speaking Feb 1

January 31, 2019

Dr. Gentry Patrick

How does one take a kid from Compton on a life journey and academic career path to Professor in Neurobiology at UC San Diego by way of UC Berkeley (B.A.), Harvard University (Ph.D.), and postdoctoral studies at California Institute of Technology?

Now Hiring Peer Advisers & Graduate Mentors

November 27, 2018

NOW HIRING!

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Letters & Science is now accepting applications for Undergraduate Student Peer Advisor positions. 

Applications are due at 11:59 PM on Monday, January 21st 2019.

$15/hr or academic credit.

Investing in the Mathematical & Physical Sciences

While our research is always advancing and our teaching is always improving, our core needs remain constant. It is our people – faculty and students – who bring excellence to Berkeley, so funding for faculty positions and graduate student fellowships are our very top priorities.

 

Faculty

Investing in the Biological Sciences

While our research is always advancing and our teaching is always improving, our core needs remain constant. It is our people – faculty and students – who bring excellence to Berkeley, so funding for faculty positions and graduate student fellowships are our very top priorities.

 

Faculty

Lauren Ash

Joined the L&S Office of Undergraduate Advising

October 2018

Education

B.A. in Sociology, San Francisco State University, 2014

How did you get here?

Anna Sanderson

Joined the L&S Office of Undergraduate Advising 

September 2018


Education

BS in Mathematical Sciences from UC Santa Barbara (2018)

UCEAP at University College Utrecht, the Netherlands (Spring 2017)


How did you get here?

Berkeley inaugurates Division of Data Science and Information, connecting teaching and research from all corners of campus

November 1, 2018

In a direct response to the profound and growing impact of data and computing in a rapidly evolving digital world, UC Berkeley today announced its plan to form a new division, provisionally referred to as the Division of Data Science and Information, which will harness the university’s leadership in the field to prepare thousands of students and researchers to bring data science to bear in the classroom, the laboratory and the workplace.

Gut bacteria’s shocking secret: They produce electricity

September 12, 2018

"While bacteria that produce electricity have been found in exotic environments like mines and the bottoms of lakes, scientists have missed a source closer to home: the human gut." Read more...

Check out the Biology Scholars Program's new website!

August 30, 2018

UC Berkeley's prestigious Biology Scholars Program has a revamped website. Check it out!

UC Berkeley leads new assessment of Bay Area climate impacts

August 27, 2018

California today issued its latest assessment of the many challenges the state faces from climate change — including wildfires like those still raging throughout the state – and highlighted for the first time the regional impacts with nine deep-dive reports spearheaded by University of California scientists. Read more...