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

Talk at #UCDavis: Big Names: Attribution, Tribute and Technology in Brazilian Funk

Big Names: Attribution, Tribute and Technology in Brazilian Funk When: Wednesday, March 11 from 12:00 – 1:30 PM Where: Room SS&H 1246 (STS /CSIS Room) Lunch provided. Please RSVP if you plan to attend. Funk carioca, funk from Rio de … Continue reading

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CPB Seminar today “Comparing taxonomic and genetic diversity in metagenomic samples”

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 – 4:10pm – 1022 Life Sciences ***** Sarah Hird Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Evolution and Ecology, UC Davis Title: “Comparing taxonomic and genetic diversity in metagenomic samples”

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Seminar at #UCDavis: Predicting Carriers of Ongoing Selective Sweeps without knowledge of the favored allele

Colloquium Speaker: Dr. Vineet Bafna Title: Predicting Carriers of Ongoing Selective Sweeps without knowledge of the favored allele Host: Dr. Ilias Tagkopoulos When: Thursday, February 26th at 3:10pm Where: 1127 Kemper Hall Dr. Bafna is a Professor at the Department … Continue reading

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#UCDavis student diagnosed with meningococcal disease

Aggie Alert: UC Davis student diagnosed with meningococcal disease Feb. 23, 2015 A student who attends the University of California, Davis, has been diagnosed with meningococcal disease, a bacterial infection that can cause bloodstream infections and meningitis, the university and … Continue reading

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At #UCDavis today: Katherine Amato “Variation and its consequences: Exploring host-gut microbe dynamics in nonhuman primates”

DEPARTMENT OF NEUROBIOLOGY, PHYSIOLOGY & BEHAVIOR ORGANISM-ENVIRONMENT INTERACTION RECRUITMENT SEMINAR Katherine Amato, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Research Associate University of Colorado Boulder “Variation and its consequences: Exploring host-gut microbe dynamics in nonhuman primates" Thursday, February 19, 2015 1:30pm 1022 Life Sciences Building … Continue reading

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Winston Hide, is moving to Sheffield and is looking for a few good computational biologists …

Postdoctoral, Programming and Graduate Student opportunities in Computational Biology@Sheffield The Hide Lab https://hidelab.wordpress.com is recruiting programmers, postdoctoral fellows and graduate students to a set of new and ongoing projects that are part of our new Centre for Genome Translation. Please … Continue reading

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Bioinformatics Tenure-track position at Howard University

Dear Colleagues, I wanted to alert you that the Biology Department at Howard University currently has a search on for 3 tenure-track faculty, including one in Bioinformatics, that will close on Feb. 17th. Our Department has added several new faculty … Continue reading

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At #UCDavis today: Jorge Rodrigues talk on “Disrupting the spatial structure of microbial communities in the largest tropical forest in the world”

MIC 291: Selected Topics in Microbiology Work-in-Progress Seminars Dr. Jorge Rodrigues (Dept. of Land, Air and Water Resources) "Disrupting the spatial structure of microbial communities in the largest tropical forest in the world" Wednesday, February 11, 2015 4:10 pm 1022 … Continue reading

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Postdoc jobs in microbial bioinformatics in Iddo Friedberg’s lab at Iowa State

The Friedberg Lab is recruiting postdoctoral fellows to several newly funded projects. The lab is relocating to Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa as part of a university-wide Big Data initiative. Iowa State is a large research university with world-leading … Continue reading

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This will be excellent: S. Tringe at #UCDavis- Microbial diversity and greenhouse gas dynamics in San Francisco Bay wetlands

Susannah Tringe Research Scientist, Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute Title: “Microbial diversity and greenhouse gas dynamics in San Francisco Bay wetlands” Tuesday, 4:10 – 5:30PM February 3, 2015 1022 Life Sciences Building The entire CPB Seminar schedule is available … Continue reading

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