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Category Archives: Genomics
Matt Hahn was at UC Davis giving a talk yesterday. Yes @3rdreviewer has arrived at #UCDavis #holobiont #epigenetics #aquarius pic.twitter.com/yirR4rWdio — Jonathan Eisen (@phylogenomics) October 6, 2016 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js I did not have my laptop available so took notes with – … Continue reading
BLAST from the past – a bit of history behind Craig Pikaard’s discovery in 2000 of RNA Pol IV in Arabidopsis
I saw this post by Craig Pikaard on Facebook and it brought back some memories: New paper from my lab in which we identified the RNAs made by RNA Polymerase IV, an enzyme we discovered ~15 years ago. Took us … Continue reading
On June 5 I posted a guest blog post by an anonymous person writing about the Programming for Biology workshop at Cold Spring Harbor Labs: Guest post on Yet Another Mostly Male Meeting (YAMMM) – Programming for Biology And this post … Continue reading
Wow this has really got some nice papers: BioMed Central | Article collections | Genomics of infectious diseases special issue. I note – this goes well as a follow up to the series I co-coordinated in PLOS a few years back: Genomics … Continue reading
Just got notified of this by the UC Davis Med. School grants administration: NOT-OD-14-124: NIH Genomic Data Sharing Policy. Lots of interesting things in here including a summary of the comments that they received on the draft policy. I have copied … Continue reading
Quick post – Outbreaker and the "Bayesian Reconstruction of Disease Outbreaks by Combining Epidemiologic and Genomic Data"
Interesting new paper out: PLOS Computational Biology: Bayesian Reconstruction of Disease Outbreaks by Combining Epidemiologic and Genomic Data. Full Citation: Jombart T, Cori A, Didelot X, Cauchemez S, Fraser C, et al. (2014) Bayesian Reconstruction of Disease Outbreaks by Combining Epidemiologic and … Continue reading
Another genomics meeting featuring men men men and men: International Forum on "Genomics, Innovation and economic growth"
Well this is just peachy. Saw this tweet The International Forum on Genomics, Innovation & Economic Growth will be held on 25 – 27 Nov 2013 in Mexico City. http://t.co/0M54BLg1IU.— Human Genome Org (@humangenomeorg) July 29, 2013 And my first … Continue reading
I went to a talk yesterday by Nancy Moran at UC Davis. Nancy is one of my science heroes. I have worked on a few projects with her and am just a big fan of her body of work on … Continue reading
I am highly skeptical of the CHORUS system proposed by scientific publishers as an end run around PubMed Central
Just read this news story … Scientific Publishers Offer Solution to White House’s Public Access Mandate – ScienceInsider It reports on an effort by various scientific publishers to create something they call “CHORUS” which stands for “Clearinghouse for the Open Research … Continue reading
Fun. Another day. Another YAMMGM (yet another mostly male genomics meeting). This one is the International Conference on Genomics Europe 2013. I have copied the program as it is now here and then highlighted the men and women as far … Continue reading