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Microbiomes of the Built Environment NAS Meeting Webcast 4/11 10:30-5 EST

This may be of interest: Microbiomes of the Built Environment: From Research to Application The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine are conducting a consensus study that will examine the formation and function of microbial communities in built environments, … Continue reading

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Time for #DegreeMadness – where we rank people’s statements by what degrees they have not by science

//storify.com/phylogenomics/expert-determination/embed?border=false//storify.com/phylogenomics/expert-determination.js?border=false[View the story “Time for #DegreeMadness – where we rank people’s statements by what degrees they have not by science” on Storify] ——– This is from the “Tree of Life Blog” of Jonathan Eisen, an evolutionary biologist and Open Access … Continue reading

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10/19 in #DavisCA: 1st Quarterly Food and Agriculture Roundtable

For those in or near Davis, CA Block the date – this will be awesome October 19, 2015 1:00 to 3:00pm Student Community Center, Multipurpose Room Jonathan Eisen 1st Quarterly Food and Agriculture Roundtable Discussion of Microbes in Food and … Continue reading

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Guest post from Student Alex Martin on Kittybiome & Animal Shelters

We are nearing the end of our Kitty Kickstarter to fund research on the microbiome of cats (only three days left).  We have received some requests to learn more about our work with animal shelters. Here is a blog post … Continue reading

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New lab paper: The microbes we eat: abundance and taxonomy of microbes consumed in a day’s worth of meals for three diet types

A new paper out from my lab (with Jenna Lang as the 1st author and in collaboration with Angela Zivcovic from the UC Davis Food For Health Initiative and the Department of Nutrition):  The microbes we eat: abundance and taxonomy of … 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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What the fungi do I do with my ITS library? (Part 2)

What the fungi do I do with my ITS library (Part 2) Originally posted on jennomics.com on May 22, 2014 Previously, I expressed some concern about size variation in my environmental fungal ITS PCR libraries. I’m still concerned about that, … Continue reading

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What the fungi do I do with my ITS library?

Originally posted on jennomics.com May 21, 2014 It’s been about 8 years since I started working on my first 16S rRNA PCR survey (of Drosophila gut microbes). At that time, I was occasionally asked, “what about Archaea or what about … Continue reading

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Storification of my notes/tweets from #UCDavis CLIMB Symposium "The infant gut microbiome: prebiotics, probiotics and establishment"

I made a Storify posting for the CLIMB Symposium I participated in yesterday. First I am reposting my summary of what the symposium was about which I posted the day before the meeting: There is a symposium tomorrow at UC … Continue reading

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