Category Archives: UCDavis

UC Davis MARS Symposium Wrap Up #globalfood #UCDavisMARS

Yesterday I went to a symposium at UC Davis that was the launching of a new partnership between UC Davis and the Mars Corporation. I note – I have been collaborating with some people at Mars on multiple microbiome related … Continue reading

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Talk for UC Davis Pre-Health Meeting (#UCDPHSA): Opening up to Diversity

Sunday I gave a talk at the “12th National UC Davis Pre-Health Student Alliance Pre-Medical and Pre-Health Professions Conference“.  I normally try to not give talks on weekends (to spend time with my family) but I made an exception here … Continue reading

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ASUCD (Associated Students, #UCDavis) Excellence in Education Awards

Very proud of this.  I was a finalist in the “Excellence in Education” awards given out by the UC Davis Undergraduate group ASUCD Associated Students, University of California, Davis. And David Coil, Project Scientist in my lba was another finalist. … Continue reading

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#UCDavis Department of Evolution & Ecology Faculty Search for an "Ecologist"

ECOLOGIST, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS — The College of Biological Sciences, University of California, Davis invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track position in the Department of Evolution and Ecology at the ASSISTANT PROFESSOR level. Candidates must have a Ph.D. (or equivalent) … Continue reading

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Thanks to Software Carpentry (@swcarpentry) for coming to #UCDavis

Quick post here.  Jenna Lang in my lab has a post at microBEnet about the recent workshop that the Software Carpentry folks ran at UC Davis: Software Carpentry comes to UC Davis! | microBEnet: The microbiology of the Built Environment network.  … Continue reading

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Notes from talk by Stephen J. O’Brien at #UCDavis

Stephen O’ Brien talked at UC Davis a few days ago. I met with him in the afternoon before his talk. It was one of the more interesting discussions I have had in a long time. He has done some … Continue reading

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UC Davis Magazine … not just tooting the #UCDavis horn …

I have just joined an advisory group for the UC Davis Magazine and I am really happy with their new direction. They are trying to make the magazine a little less “UC Davis is awesome” and more “Here are some … Continue reading

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Dueling microbial diversity talks at #UCDavis on May 2 #symbioses #microbiology

Here is a storification of the dueling microbial diversity talks that happened at UC Davis on Wednesday May 2. http://storify.com/phylogenomics/dueling-microbial-diversity-talks-at-ucdavis.js?template=slideshow%5BView the story “Dueling microbial diversity talks at #UCDavis” on Storify] ——– This is from the “Tree of Life Blog” of … Continue reading

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PLOTS (publiclaboratory.org) is coming to #DavisCA

DIY Science & Citizen Science & Open Science all rolled into one -PLOTS is coming to Davis, CA & UC Davis.  See  Davis – publiclaboratory.org for more information. ——– This is from the “Tree of Life Blog” of Jonathan Eisen, an evolutionary … Continue reading

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12 hours of me: Slideshows w/ audio from "BIS2C: Biodiversity & the Tree of Life" at #UCDavis

Well, it has taken a few months of processing but I have finally gotten my lectures from the introductory biology course I teach uploaded in some way to share.  The course is “BIS2C: Biodiversity and the Tree of Life” and … Continue reading

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