Meet the 2019 SLAM Finalists

Mariah Parker Biosciences Sara Calhoun Sara Calhoun graduated from UC San Francisco before joining the Joint Genome Institute as a postdoc. Sara’s research project integrates datasets using different approaches (genomics, transcriptomics, and metabolomics) for characterizing novel strains of algae that are potential biofuel feedstocks. Other than being a scientist, Sara …

Lauren Lui – Biosciences

Fadji Maina, Sneha Jani, Ro-Ya Liu Words Lauren Lives By: “Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited, whereas imagination embraces the entire world, stimulating progress, giving birth to evolution.” ~ Albert Einstein Lauren’s journey to Berkeley Lab Born in Yuba City (California), Lauren grew up in Sacramento …

Christin Buechner – Energy Sciences Area

Ngoc Bui, Fadji Maina and Sneha Jani   Words Christin Lives By: “No blame, No guilt, No excuses!” ~ Jean-luc Doumont   Christin’s journey to Berkeley Lab Yearning to continuously explore fundamental science, Christin joined Berkeley Lab as a Feodor-Lynen Postdoctoral Fellow in January 2018, after earning a PhD in fundamental surface …