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

Post-doc w/ me, Jessica Green, Jay Stachowicz, and Jenna Lang on seagrass microbiomes

Postdoctoral Position in Microbial Ecology and Evolution Jessica Green at the University of Oregon Green (http://pages.uoregon.edu/green/) is currently seeking a postdoctoral researcher to explore fundamental questions in microbial ecology and evolution. Applicants should have a PhD in a biological, computational, … Continue reading

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Postdoc on HGT & genome evolution – Jeff Palmer & Claude dePamphilis

POSTDOC ON HORIZONTAL GENE TRANSFER AND GENOME EVOLUTION An NSF-funded postdoctoral position is available to work on a collaborative project between the labs of Dr. Jeff Palmer (Department of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington) and Dr. Claude dePamphilis (Department of Biology, … Continue reading

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Dec 4 at #UCDavis: Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous (L.A.S.E.R.)

Got this by email: Please join us for the UC Davis Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous where four speakers will present on their interdisciplinary work in the sciences and in the arts. L.A.S.E.R.-UC DAVIS

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Registration Open for Data Rights & Data Wrongs workshop, 12/10 at #UCDavis

Data Rights & Data Wrongs A workshop organized by Innovating Communication in Scholarship (ICIS) University of California, Davis Date & Time: December 10, 2014 from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Location: MPR, Student Community Center, UC Davis Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/data-rights-data-wrongs-tickets-14079810091 Full … Continue reading

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Wanted: Program Directors in the Division of Mathematical Sciences (DMS)

Got this by email: Dear Colleagues, The Division of Mathematical Sciences (DMS), within the Directorate for Mathematical and Physical Sciences, National Science Foundation (NSF), announces a nationwide search for mathematical sciences professionals to fill Program Director positions. Formal consideration of … Continue reading

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At #UCDavis today: Semi-Conductor Sequencing on the Ion Torrent Platform – 12:30 Vet Med 3B room 1105

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11/3 at #UCDavis: Dr. Sarah Mathew “The Evolution of Large Scale Cooperation in Humans: Insights from Turkana Warfare”

Evolutionary Anthropology Colloquium Series Mondays at 4:10 pm in 273 SS&H November 3rd: The Evolution of Large Scale Cooperation in Humans: Insights from Turkana Warfare Dr. Sarah Mathew School for Human Evolution & Social Change Arizona State University

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La Biology and Mathematics in the Bay Area (BaMBA) at #UCDavis 11/22

Got this in the old email tubes (note – I spoke at BaBMA a few years back – great meeting). Dear Colleagues, The Biology and Mathematics in the Bay Area (BaMBA) Day is an annual meeting aimed at creating a … Continue reading

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#UCDavis teaching position for Experimental Ecology and Evolution in the Field Winter & Spring

DEPARTMENT OF EVOLUTION AND ECOLOGY TEACHING POSITION AVAILABLE WINTER & SPRING 2015 (Jan. 2, 2015 through Jun. 12, 2015) LECTURER Experimental Ecology and Evolution in the Field EVE/ENT 180A (Winter) and EVE/ENT 180B (Spring) Responsibilities: A 100% position teaching EVE/ENT … Continue reading

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Faculty position in Population Genomics and Computational Biology at CSU Monterey Bay

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Assistant Professor, Population Genetics and Computational Biology The Biology program within the Division of Science and Environmental Policy at California State University, Monterey Bay seeks a population geneticist with strong computational biology skills to fill a tenure track … Continue reading

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