Author Archives: Jonathan Eisen

About Jonathan Eisen

I am an evolutionary biologist and a Professor at U. C. Davis. (see my lab site here). My research focuses on the origin of novelty (how new processes and functions originate). To study this I focus on sequencing and analyzing genomes of organisms, especially microbes and using phylogenomic analysis

Sheffrin Lecture – Sendhil Mullainathan – 4/17 5:30 PM “Scarcity: A Talk for People Too Busy to Attend Talks”

From an email I recieved: The annual Sheffrin Lecture in Public Policy (an annual Division of Social Sciences Event) will take place this Thursday, April 17th, 5:30 pm in the Alumni Center (AGR Room) and will feature Professor Sendhil Mullainathan … Continue reading

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Special Seminar: Single Cell Genomics – 4/25 at #UCDavis

Sharing … **Please share this special seminar announcement with others who may be interested Luke Stewart Senior Field Application Specialist Fluidigm Corporation Noriko Satake, MD Assistant Professor, UC Davis Single Cell Genomics – cutting edge microfluidic tools defy the law … Continue reading

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CSIS/UCHRI Event: “Authorship Between Literature & Science” 4/15

AUTHORSHIP BETWEEN LITERATURE AND SCIENCE A workshop of the “The Material Cultures of Knowledge” Multi-campus Research Group, sponsored by UCHRI (materialcultures.ucr.edu) When: Tuesday, April 15, 3:00-6:00PM Where: CSIS/STS Room, SSH 1246 (Map: http://tinyurl.com/1246ssh) *Please RSVP if you plan to attend: … Continue reading

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4/10 1 PM: John Wingfield “Vision for Biology at the National Science Foundation”

University of California, Davis College of Biological Sciences Special Seminar Dr. John Wingfield Assistant Director for the Biological Sciences National Science Foundation USA “Vision for Biology at the National Science Foundation” Thursday, April 10, 2014 1:10 PM 1022 Life Sciences … Continue reading

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Workshop by @hollybik Using Social Media to Promote Your Research April 10th

Using Social Media to Promote Your Research Thursday, April 10, 2014 1:00-3:00pm Memorial Union, Garrison Room Many view social media as either a fun distraction, a waste of time – or both! But social media tools can be a tremendous … Continue reading

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A Viromics Workshop: Tools & Tricks to See the ‘Virus’ in Diverse Sequence Datasets

Just got this and thought it would be of interest: Dear colleagues, We would like to call your attention to a full-day Viromics Workshop being held in advance of the American Society of Microbiology on Saturday May 17, 2014 at … Continue reading

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Storer Lectureship in Life Sciences – Dr. Jerry Coyne – 4/9& 4/10 at #UCDavis

Well, this should be interesting … Public Lecture: Wednesday April 9, 2014 “Faith is not a virtue: the incompatibility of science and religion.” 4:10 PM ARC Ballroom A   Scientific Lecture: Thursday April 10, 2014 “Two flies on an island; … Continue reading

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June R Workshop from Pat Schloss

From Pat Schloss/ the Mothur-announce mailing list Hi mothur fans, I’ll be hosting another Crashcourse in R Workshop for Microbial Ecologists this June. The workshop will run from June 23rd to 25th near the Detroit airport. The workshop is being … Continue reading

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UC Davis Summer Bioinformatics Workshops — Registration is Open!

Registration is open for the 2014 Bioinformatics Summer Workshops! Now in it’s 7th year, the UC Davis Bioinformatics Training Program will be holding two week-long workshops this summer: June 16-20, 2014: Using Galaxy for Analysis of High Throughput Sequence Data … Continue reading

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Alana Firl talk today at #UCDavis 1:30 PM – From retinas to roots

Today there will be a talk by Alana Firl, one of the candidates for the new UC Davis “New Biology” post doctoral position – http://biosci.ucdavis.edu/ecards/articles/bridging-fellowships.html. Her talk will be on “Development of functional neural circuits in the retina” at 1:30 PM in … Continue reading

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