In April 2020, we mark both the 50th celebration of Earth Day on April 22, and DNA Day on April 25. As both Earth and DNA are close to our JGI hearts, we’re highlighting genomic science research that feels especially relevant to living on a changing planet.
On March 17, 2020, a shelter-in-place order for all residents took effect in six San Francisco Bay Area counties. The JGI, located at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, is located in one of those counties. The shelter-in-place order has since been extended statewide.
In this brief captioned video, JGI Chief Informatics Officer Kjiersten Fagnan reflects on the personal and environmental impacts of the shelter-in-place order.
By: Massie S. Ballon