Tag Archives: Genomics

Matt Hahn @3rdreviewer talk at #UCDavis – pen and paper notes

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

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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

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Free workshop at #UCDavis: “Microbial genomics and transcriptomics hands-on”, Sep 24-25

Was informed of this by Titus Brown, one of the instructors.  Info copied from here. Microbial genomics and transcriptomics hands-on, Sep 24-25 Who: Ben Johnson (Michigan State University); Tracy Teal (Data Carpentry); C. Titus Brown (UC Davis). Host: C. Titus … Continue reading

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Cold Spring Harbor presents the men’s only view on the evolution of sequencing

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

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Whole issues of Genome Biology/Genome Medicine on "Genomics of Infectious Disease"

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

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NIH Announces Revised Genome Data Release Policies

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

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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

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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

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New paper from some in the Eisen lab: phylogeny driven sequencing of cyanobacteria

Quick post here.  This paper came out a few months ago but it was not freely available so I did not write about it (it is in PNAS but was not published with the PNAS Open Option — not my … Continue reading

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Tweets from Nancy Moran’s talk at #UCDavis on "Two sides of symbiosis" storified

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

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