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I found myself writing this email to some collaborators, but halfway through realized that it’d be nice to get EVERYBODY’s input. Probably, one of you is going to review my next paper, so how awesome would it be for you … Continue reading
What the fungi do I do with my ITS library (Part 2) Originally posted on jennomics.com on May 22, 2014 Previously, I expressed some concern about size variation in my environmental fungal ITS PCR libraries. I’m still concerned about that, … Continue reading
Originally posted on jennomics.com May 21, 2014 It’s been about 8 years since I started working on my first 16S rRNA PCR survey (of Drosophila gut microbes). At that time, I was occasionally asked, “what about Archaea or what about … Continue reading
Valentine’s Day Seminar at #UCDavis: Herbert M Sauro: Reproducibility in Systems and Synthetic Biology: Issues at the bench and the computer.
The Genome Center Biological Networks Seminars Series present: Reproducibility in Systems and Synthetic Biology: Issues at the bench and the computer. Speaker: Herbert M Sauro Associate Professor Department of Bioengineering University of Washington Date: Friday, February 14th, 2014, 10am – … Continue reading
I’m at Caltech right now, at a workshop designed to figure out how to use citizen scientists to bridge the gap between NASA Earth Science data and societal needs (policy, management, forecasting, etc.) I’ll write up a more detailed summary … Continue reading
As evidenced by the buzz around the Citizen Science session at ASM yesterday, microbial ecologists are increasingly looking for ways to engage “Citizen Scientists” to participate in large-scale projects, often by crowd-sourcing sample collection. This concept is not new; in … Continue reading
The first-ever MicroBioBlitz will be held tomorrow, April 27th, from 9am-2pm! Join the Eisen Lab and the UC Davis chapter of SEEDS (the Ecological Society of America’s Undergraduate Ecology Club) at the Putah Creek Riparian Reserve for their second annual … Continue reading