I cannot wait: Rachel Whitaker is coming to #UCDavis 10/29 to talk about viruses in microbial populations

Dr. Rachel Whitaker

Associate Professor of Microbiology

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

“What Won’t Kill Me Makes Me Stronger: Expanding the Role of Viruses in Natural Microbial Populations”

Thursday, October 29, 2015

4:10 p.m.

1022 Life Sciences

Host: Scott Dawson


(If you wish an appointment with the invited speaker, please contact the host.)

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

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