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

2/12 at #UCDavis: Rehka Seshadri on Discovery of Novel Symbiosis and Plant Interaction Determinants from the Gen omes of 163 Root Nodule Bacteria”

Seshadri.pdf

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Caroline Dean Seminar at #UCDavis 2/4

Caroline Dean John Innes Center, Norwich, U.K. “Epigenetic switching in seasonal timing” 2:10 – 3:00 PM, Thursday, February 4th 1005 Genome and Biological Sciences Facility Genome Center seminar Caroline Dean.pdf

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Provost’s Forums Steering Committee | Publicizing Chris Newfield – Monday, Feb. 8th

The Provost’s Forums on the Public University and the Social Good Monday, February 8thChris Newfield. Multipurpose Room Student Community Center 3-5:30 p.m. Chris Newfield- 2-8-16.pdf

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Vagina Monologues Event 2/5 @ #UCDavis Cancer Center Auditorium

What is Vagina Monologues? http://www.eveensler.org/plays/the-vagina-monologues/

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Evolution 2016 and art

From Laura Vann via Evoldir Attention artists! The deadline for submission of evolution-themed works (or proposed-works) for the ‘Evolution 2016 Art Exhibit’ is quickly approaching (Jan. 18). The 2016 Evolution conference (the annual meeting of the Society for the Study … Continue reading

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Darwin Day in Sacramento 2/13

Just got this, from NCSE and others … Dear Sacramento-area friends of NCSE, I thought that you might like to know that Matthew J. James of Sonoma State University will be speaking on "Collecting Evolution: The 1905-06 Galápagos Expedition that … Continue reading

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Undergraduate Research Opportunity at #UCDavis in Marine Microbial Ecology

From Matthias Hess: Would you mind to spread the word regarding an Undergraduate Research Opportunity in Marine Microbial Ecology? This is a joint project of Anne Todgham (also Animal Science) and myself that has the objective to enhance our understanding … Continue reading

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Today at #UCDavis: Dr. Natasha Raikhel: Chemical Biology and Endomembrane trafficking in Plants

FINAL Reminder Please post and distribute Raikhel Flyer FN Nov 2015.pdf

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1/15 at #UCDavis: Tandy Warnow: New methods for species tree estimation in the presence of gene tree heterogeneity

Special Seminar: Tandy Warnow The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign New methods for species tree estimation in the presence of gene tree heterogeneity Friday, January 15, 2016 1:30 PM GBSF 1005 Abstract. Estimating the Tree of Life will likely involve … Continue reading

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Today’s Ecology and Evolution Seminar: Brian Gaylord

Forwarding this: Dear Colleagues, A friendly reminder that our first seminar speaker is our own Brian Gaylord from Bodega Marine Lab and the Department of Evolution and Ecology. This talk will be at 4:10pm today in Storer 1322 and is … Continue reading

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