BLPA is 5 years old! We celebrated BLPA’s first lustrum with a family friendly gathering and BBQ at Live Oak Park in Berkeley. Thanks for everyone who joined us to celebrate 5th year anniversary of our association together. It was absolutely amazing to meet our fellow postdocs and friends in-person …
On Friday, April 23rd, Elle Barnes at JGI told us all about the history of bagels in NYC, the culture surrounding them, and where to get the most authentic bagels in Berkeley (approved by her family of Brooklynites)! You can watch Elle’s presentation here.
On Friday, March 26th, we travelled to Kentucky, USA during our Cultural Lunch brown bag series with Joseph Stevens from JBEI. You can watch Joe’s presentation here.
On Friday, Feb 26th, 1:00 PM, we hosted a Cultural Lunch about the Bay Area led by Roel Van Beeumen and Antoine Wojdyla. Do you want to learn about fun things to do in Berkeley and beyond? Are you new to the San Francisco Bay Area? Been here for some time but want …
During our cultural lunch on Friday, December 11, we share holiday traditions that are celebrated around the world. Elle Barnes from USA, Jonelle Basso from Trinidad and Tobago, Junsong Lin from China, Oisin Creaner from Ireland, Pramod Bhuvankar from India and Zara Bagdasarian from Georgia shared their traditional meals, activities, …
On Friday, November 13, we travelled to Italy during our Cultural Lunch brown bag series with Alice Gatti from the Computational Research Division. You can watch Alice’s presentation here.
On Friday, October 15, we travelled to Germany during our Cultural Lunch brown bag series with Lisa Claus from the Computational Research Division. You can watch Lisa’s presentation here.
On Friday, August 7th Kang Yao, a postdoc in the Energy Storage & Distributed Resources Division, shared with us “12.25.2019 – 6.25.2020 my story from Wuhan to the US in COVID era”. If you missed Kang’s presentation, you can watch it here.
On Friday, July 24th our Cultural Lunch brought us to Trinidad and Tobago, thanks to Jonelle Basso, a postdoc in Joined Genome Institute. If you missed Jonelle’s presentation, you can watch it here.
On Friday, June 26th we celebrated Pride and learned more about the Queer Culture. Amalie Thewarta, a postdoc in the Materials Sciences Division, talked about “Pride: a beginner’s guide to the queer and LGBTQ+ community”. If you missed the talk, you have a chance to watch it here. Happy Pride Month!