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About 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

At #UCDavis May 3: Trent Northen on “Plant microbe interactions driven by exometabolite preferences ..:

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UCD Food Evolution Movie Screening May 2nd 7pm

Of possible interest – posting email I just received From Academy Award®-nominated director Scott Hamilton Kennedy (The Garden, Fame High, OT: Our Town) and narrated by Neil deGrasse Tyson, FOOD EVOLUTION explores the polarizing topic of genetically engineered crops in … Continue reading

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Laetitia G.E. Wilkins at #UCDavis today: Diversity of bacterial symbionts on salmonid eggs

MIC 291: Selected Topics in Microbiology Work-in-Progress Seminars Dr. Laetitia G.E. Wilkins (Carlson Lab, Dept. of Environmental Science, Policy, & Management, UC Berkeley; Eisen Lab, Genome Center, UCD) “Diversity of bacterial symbionts on salmonid eggs: genetic and environmental effects” Wednesday, … Continue reading

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New post from the BioBE Center Blog by dblanken: Mhuireach Awarded A&AA Dissertation Fellowship 2017-2018

Congratulations to Gwynne Mhuireach for winning a Dissertation Fellowship from the School of Architecture & Allied Arts at the University of Oregon!  Her working dissertation title is: Toward a Mechanistic Understanding of Relationships Between Airborne Microbial Communities and Urban Vegetation: … Continue reading

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At #UCDavis 4/11 Sergey Aganezov “Comparative genomics meets genome assembly: from ancestral reconstruction to genome scaffolding”

Sergey Aganezov “Comparative genomics meets genome assembly: from ancestral reconstruction to genome scaffolding” Tuesday, April 11, 2017 12:00 – 1:00PM 5206 GBSF

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New post from the BioBE Center Blog by kevinvdw: Health + Energy Research Consortium

The Biology and the Built Environment Center (BioBE) and Energy Studies in Buildings Laboratory (ESBL) at the University of Oregon, are pleased to announce the launch of the the Health + Energy Research Consortium!  On May 4-5, 2017, in Portland … Continue reading

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My one day campaign for US Senate running against my brother @senatorphd

//storify.com/phylogenomics/my-one-day-campaign-for-us-senate-running-against-/embed?border=false//storify.com/phylogenomics/my-one-day-campaign-for-us-senate-running-against-.js?border=false[View the story “My one day campaign for US Senate running against my brother @senatorphd” on Storify] ——– This is from the “Tree of Life Blog” of Jonathan Eisen, an evolutionary biologist and Open Access advocate at the University of … Continue reading

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Summer Short Course in Flow Cytometry at #UCDavis

Please share this email with any interested parties or better yet, print the attached flyer and hang it in your lab; University of California Davis Summer Short Course in Flow Cytometry Davis, California Sponsored by the UC Davis Biotechnology Program … Continue reading

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My non supportive response to "All Biology is Computational Biology"

//storify.com/phylogenomics/my-response-to-all-biology-is-computational-biolog/embed?border=false//storify.com/phylogenomics/my-response-to-all-biology-is-computational-biolog.js?border=false[View the story “No – all biology is not computational biology” on Storify] ——– This is from the “Tree of Life Blog” of Jonathan Eisen, an evolutionary biologist and Open Access advocate at the University of California, Davis. For short … Continue reading

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Temp Lecturer position at #UCDavis in Molecular and Cellular Biology

TEMPORARY LECTURER POSITION DEPARTMENT OF MOLECULAR & CELLULAR BIOLOGY UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS The Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of California, Davis invites applications for non‐tenured positions for Spring Quarter, 2017 BIS102: Structure and Function of Biomolecules BIS103: … Continue reading

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