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

At #UCDavis 10/8: MicroRNAs and the diabetic beta cell

Dr. Anath Shaleve Professor of Medicine Nancy R. and Eugene C. Gwaltney Family Endowed Chair in Juvenile Diabetes Research Director, Comprehensive Diabetes Center University of Alabama at Birmingham “MicroRNAs and the diabetic beta cell” Thursday, October 8, 2015 4:10 p.m. … Continue reading

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Faculty position: Plant Evolutionary Biologist at CSUN

Dear Colleagues: Cal State Northridge is hiring a Plant Evolutionary Biologist and I’m seeking your help to identify any qualified candidates. Ideally, we’re looking for somebody with expertise in molecular systematics, but we’ll consider anybody that works on evolutionary questions … Continue reading

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Today at #UCDavis; Wolbachia population biology: from natural spatial spread to possible dengue control

This should be very interesting: CPB Fall Quarter Seminar Reminder – Tuesday, September 29, 2015 – 4:10pm – 1022 Life Sciences ***** September 29: Michael Turelli Professor, Department of Evolution and Ecology, UC Davis Title: “Wolbachia population biology: from natural … Continue reading

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Farm to Table Academy Saturdays 10am in October at #UCDavis

Posting this email I received: Greetings, In concert with global celebrations of World Food Day on October 16th, the World Food Center’s Institute for Food & Agricultural Literacy (IFAL) will host a four-weekend academy for the general public and campus … Continue reading

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Danforth Center Junior Faculty position in Plant Biology

Colleagues- The Danforth Center is conducting a junior faculty search. Please share the attached ad with any promising junior scientists you know. Danforth Center Faculty Position Description The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, in St. Louis, Missouri, is an independent, … Continue reading

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Center for Population Biology Fall 2015 Seminar Series

Please find attached the Fall Quarter 2015 CPB Tuesday Seminar Schedule. Seminars will be held as usual, 4:10pm in 1022 Life Sciences. Please note that the series starts just prior to the actual first day of Fall Quarter ’15 instruction. … 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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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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Temporary lecturer postion for “Introduction to Evolution” at @UCDavis

LECTURER Introduction to Evolution (EVE 100) WINTER 2016 (January 4-March 19, 2016) Responsibilities: A 60% position teaching EVE 100 – Introduction to Evolution (4 units). Lecture–3 hours, Discussion–1 hour. The course subject provides a general survey of the origins of … Continue reading

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Postdoc in Ecological Plant Transcriptomics and Microbiome Analysis


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