Trying to track down source of cartoon about coining "ome" words #badomics

I have this cartoon of direct relevance to my crusade to end the use of badomics words.  I have been trying to track where it came from for – like – ever.  And though I did not want to post it without getting permission I have decided to do so to try and track it’s source.  Here it is

I note – I tried using Google Image search (see a discussion of how to do this here) and it finds some other versions of this cartoon online but none of them have a source for it either.  

So – does anyone out there know where this came from?

Author: Jonathan Eisen

I am an evolutionary biologist and a Professor at U. C. Davis. (see my lab site here). My research focuses on the origin of novelty (how new processes and functions originate). To study this I focus on sequencing and analyzing genomes of organisms, especially microbes and using phylogenomic analysis

11 thoughts on “Trying to track down source of cartoon about coining "ome" words #badomics”

  1. One I am waiting to see is “fam-omics”…as we're seeing that, at least for now, taking a good family history is about as informative as any genome wide scan for complex diseases


  2. I recently went to a talk on “extracellular matridomics”: the study of all the components of the extracellular matrix. (So why not just say that you study the extracellular matrix?)


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