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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
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
Valentine’s Day Seminar at #UCDavis: Herbert M Sauro: Reproducibility in Systems and Synthetic Biology: Issues at the bench and the computer.
The Genome Center Biological Networks Seminars Series present: Reproducibility in Systems and Synthetic Biology: Issues at the bench and the computer. Speaker: Herbert M Sauro Associate Professor Department of Bioengineering University of Washington Date: Friday, February 14th, 2014, 10am – … Continue reading
I’m at Caltech right now, at a workshop designed to figure out how to use citizen scientists to bridge the gap between NASA Earth Science data and societal needs (policy, management, forecasting, etc.) I’ll write up a more detailed summary … Continue reading
As evidenced by the buzz around the Citizen Science session at ASM yesterday, microbial ecologists are increasingly looking for ways to engage “Citizen Scientists” to participate in large-scale projects, often by crowd-sourcing sample collection. This concept is not new; in … Continue reading
The first-ever MicroBioBlitz will be held tomorrow, April 27th, from 9am-2pm! Join the Eisen Lab and the UC Davis chapter of SEEDS (the Ecological Society of America’s Undergraduate Ecology Club) at the Putah Creek Riparian Reserve for their second annual … Continue reading