TODAY at #UCDavis Nels Elde on “How pathogenic microbes shape host cells and genomes”

Today at 4:10 pm in 1003 Giedt Hall Nels Elde (University of Utah) will be delivering this week’s Ecology and Evolution Seminar Series.

From his website, “The Elde lab uses host-pathogen interactions to study the evolutionary process and evolutionary approaches to understand the selective forces shaping cellular pathways.”

Today, Nels will be speaking on How pathogenic microbes shape host cells and genomes.

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#UCDavis CPB Seminar: Vince Buffalo Using the footprint of linked selection to estimate quantitative genetic parameters

CPB Seminar Reminder for Tuesday, November 29, 2016, 4:10pm in 1022 Life Sciences

Speaker: Vince Buffalo
Graduate Student, Population Biology Graduate Group, Coop Lab, UC Davis
Title: “Using the footprint of linked selection to estimate quantitative genetic parameters”
Host: Graham Coop

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10/31 at #UCDavis – Priscilla Cooper on DNA repair pathway crosstalk in maintenance of genome stability

Cooper 10_31.pdf

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Wed Nov 2 at #UCDavis – John Roth on “Mutation, selection, and the tyranny of the obvious”

MIC 291: Selected Topics in Microbiology

Work-in-Progress Seminars

Dr. John Roth

"Mutation, selection, and the tyranny of the obvious"

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

4:10 pm

1022 Life Sciences

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Roth 11-2-16.doc

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Today at #UCDavis: Virginia Walbot “Building a Maize Anther using Cell-Cell Signaling.”

Plant Biology​ ​
Graduate Group​ ​
Seminar Series

Oct 21 – 12: 10 LSA 1022

Virginia Walbot (Stanford University)

“Building a Maize Anther using Cell-Cell Signaling.”

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Bayer-Grad Scholar-MicrobialGenomics/Machine Learning Opening Available

Got forwarded this:

We have a Grad Scholar opening available at Bayer in our West Sacramento, CA location. Job description attached.

Link: https://career.bayer.us/en/job/Graduate-Scholar-Microbial-Genomics-Machine-Learning–0000175538.html

Grad SchBLX_Bionformatics_09062016_Description – revised.docx

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Today at #UCDavis: Gyuri Barabas: Competitive coexistence & population regulation in the context of multispecies communities

CPB Seminar Reminder for Tuesday, October 18, 2016, 4:10pm in 1022 Life Sciences

Speaker: Gyuri Barabas
Postdoctoral Scholar, Ecology & Evolution, University of Chicago
Title: “Competitive coexistence and population regulation in the context of multispecies communities”

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Plant Biology cluster at UC Berkeley

Just got this in the intertubes:

Please forward

Dear Botanical Friends & Colleagues,

The department of Plant and Microbial Biology at UC Berkeley is hiring a cluster of Plant Biologists focusing on researchers investigating processes associated with plant adaptation, including evolutionary genetics & developmental evolution, broadly. We have two tenure-track positions at the Assistant Level and one at a Senior Level (Associate or Full). The senior hire will be involved as a leader in the Innovative Genomics Institute (https://innovativegenomics.org/)with specific funding to develop genome editing as a tool for basic and applied plant research.

For Applicants at the Assistant Professor level: https:https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01177

For Applicants at the Associate Professor or Professor level: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01198

Please feel free to circulate this ad to anyone you think might be interested in joining and contributing to this exciting cluster — the application deadline is Monday, November 14. I’ve attached the full ad as a pdf below.

Please let me know if you have any questions concerning these hires — I’d love to see many applicants from the botanical and plant evolutionary biology community!! We are particularly interested in hires who can contribute to and benefit from a diverse and inclusive environment for scholarship.

PB Cluster Search Ad – FINAL 10.14.2016.pdf

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Bioinformatics/Genomics teaching position at UCSD

The Division of Biological Sciences at UC San Diego (www.biology.ucsd.edu) invites applications for an Assistant Teaching Professor with responsibilities centered on undergraduate education. This appointment can lead to tenure and is comparable to an assistant professorship.

The incumbent’s primary responsibility will be to develop and teach undergraduate lab and lecture courses for Biology majors in the areas of genomics and bioinformatics. The incumbent will also advance science education beyond UCSD through professional activities such as research in science teaching methodologies, participation in writing textbooks and/or creating on-line teaching materials. The incumbent will also support the integration of genomics and bioinformatics into courses taught by other faculty in Biology. We are especially interested in candidates who have created or contributed to programs that aim to increase access and success of underrepresented students and/or faculty in the sciences and/or have well developed plans to accomplish such goals.

All candidates must have earned a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Biology or Computer Science, or a related field, and have substantial experience in the areas of genomics and bioinformatics as evidenced by scholarly achievement in these areas (e.g. publications and/or conference presentations). In addition, the successful candidate is expected to have:

• Significant university-level teaching experience, with demonstrated success at the undergraduate level as co-instructor or sole instructor

• A commitment to equity and inclusion in higher education. Ability to successfully address the educational and academic needs of a diverse student population, including identifying and/or developing effective teaching strategies for the educational advancement of students from groups who are underrepresented in higher education

• Demonstrated ability or potential to serve as a leader in the educational program of the Division of Biological Sciences

Initial review of applications will commence on November 14, 2016 and will continue until position is filled. Applicants must submit (at https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01232):

• Cover letter summarizing your qualifications and the basis of your interest in the position (one page maximum)

• Curriculum vitae (for publications, abstracts or conference presentations involving bioinformatic analysis to which you contributed, please describe your contribution in 1-3 sentences as an annotation in the publication list)

• A description of 1-3 research problems you addressed using bioinformatics explaining the approaches taken and illustrating the breadth of your experience in bioinformatics (1-2 pages)

• Statement describing prior teaching experience and teaching philosophy (1-2 pages)

• Teaching evaluations if available

• Statement of proposed activities advancing science education beyond UCSD (e.g. education research; 1-2 pages)

• Electronic copies (in PDF format) of up to 3 publications

• Statement describing past experience and leadership in fostering equity and diversity and/or potential to make future contributions. For information on preparing diversity statements and divisional initiatives to promote diversity, see: http://facultyequity.ucsd.edu/Faculty-Applicant-C2D-Info.asp and http://biology.ucsd.edu/diversity/index.html (1-2 pages)

Further details about the required application material can be found at: http://biology.ucsd.edu/jobs/apply-lrf-lsoe.html

UCSD Teaching Prof position 2016-17.docx

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At #UCDavis today: Emily Josephs The evolutionary genetics of gene expression in Capsella grandiflora

***** CPB Seminar Reminder for Tuesday, October 11, 2016, 4:10pm in 1022 Life Sciences *****

Speaker: Emily Josephs
NSF Postdoctoral Fellow, Coop, Maloof & Ross-Ibarra Labs, UC Davis
Title: The evolutionary genetics of gene expression in Capsella grandiflora

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