Posts Tagged ‘scet’

Re-watch Nobel Laureate Jennifer Doudna at the A. Richard Newton Series

University of California, Berkeley, biochemist Jennifer Doudna has been awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, sharing it with colleague Emmanuelle Charpentier for the co-development of CRISPR-Cas9, a genome editing breakthrough that has revolutionized biomedicine. CRISPR-Cas9 allows scientists to rewrite DNA — the code of life — in any organism, including human cells, with unprecedented…

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Ikhlaq Sidhu Wins 2018 IEEE Major Education Innovation Award

Ikhlaq Sidhu, professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research at the University of California, Berkeley, and faculty director and chief scientist at the UC Berkeley Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology has been awarded the 2018 Major Education Innovation Award by the IEEE Educational Activities Board (EAB) for his contributions in entrepreneurship…

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Ikhlaq Sidhu to lead $2.2 million initiative to strengthen entrepreneurship and innovation at UC Berkeley

Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology Chief Scientist and IEOR professor Ikhlaq Sidhu has just been awarded a $2.2 million grant on behalf of the leading centers and programs that accelerate the innovation and entrepreneurship at the University of California, Berkeley.   The new grant funds will help the Sutardja Center and its UC Berkeley partners create…

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Berkeley Invited by Australia and New Zealand to Advance Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Berkeley Invited by Australia and New Zealand to Advance Innovation and Entrepreneurship Eugene Pang November 30, 2016 Sutardja Center Chief Scientist Ikhlaq Sidhu was invited to keynote the national Growing Entrepreneurs Summit in New Zealand where he met with members of government and academia to discuss lessons learned at Berkeley on how to accelerate research-based…

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Ikhlaq Sidhu joins Dave McClure to speak on global innovation in Qatar

Professor Ikhlaq Sidhu has been invited by the Qatar Science & Technology Park (QSTP)to speak in their first ever QSTP technovate series. Professor Sidhu will be speaking with Dave McClure this Tuesday, October 11. Sidhu and McClure will kick off the QSTP technovate series to inspire future innovators in the global tech community at a session titled “Innovation Going Global.” This event…

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Berkeley Team Wins Geisinger Health Collider

The Sutardja Center is pleased to announce that Team Outliers (Rebecca Barter and Shamindra Shrotriya) have won the Geisinger Health Collider. Team Outliers competed against four other teams: three teams from Goethe University in Germany and one from Stanford.  Rebecca is a PhD student in the Department of Statistics at UC Berkeley (advised by Professor Bin Yu and Professor Jasjeet…

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The Sutardja Center at CalDay: Discovering Entrepreneurship at Berkeley

CalDay is the perfect opportunity for potential new undergraduate students to get to know one of the most prestigious universities on the planet. This coming Saturday, April 16th, high school seniors, their families, and the already Cal-bound community will be participating in a series of events, exhibitions and lecture series that intend to depict what is…

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Ben Horowitz Talks Honesty, Failure, and Secrets

Be honest with yourself and others (i.e. don’t just say what you think others want to hear). Work hard on a problem to reveal its secrets. Failure is an essential part of the innovation process — but make only new mistakes. This is the advice that businessman and investor Ben Horowitz shared with students last…

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