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

Plant Sciences seminar – Jeff Ross-Ibarra – May 6

Plant Sciences Seminar Announcement… Jeffrey Ross-Ibarra (Plant Sciences, UCD) will be presenting “Adaptation in maize: domestication and beyond”. Wednesday, May 6 from 12-1pm in 3001 PES. Jeff Ross-Ibarra May 6 seminar flyer.pdf

Posted in Misc. | Leave a comment

Seminar at #UCDavis today: Cross-kingdom molecular battles in the phyllosphere

MIC 291: Selected Topics in Microbiology Work-in-Progress Seminars Dr. Maeli Melotti (Dept. of Plant Sciences) "Cross-kingdom molecular battles in the phyllosphere" Wednesday, April 29, 2015 4:10 pm 1022 Life Sciences Melotto 4-22-15.doc

Posted in Misc. | Leave a comment

Permanent Position at NSF in Population and Community Ecology

__________________Position Announcement_________________ Permanent position at NSF in Population and Community Ecology The Division of Environmental Biology at NSF seeks applicants for a Program Director in its Population and Community Ecology cluster. This is a permanent position, with good benefits and … Continue reading

Posted in Misc. | Leave a comment

C-DEBI Seeks an Education, Outreach, and Diversity Manager

Just got this announcement: C-DEBI Seeks an Education, Outreach, and Diversity Manager The Center for Dark Energy Biosphere Investigations (C-DEBI) is seeking a Program Manager to join its team. C-DEBI is a multi-institutional research and education center funded by the … Continue reading

Posted in Misc. | Leave a comment

At #UCDavis 4/15 and 4/16: Dr. Tim Clutton-Brock

REMINDER:

Posted in Misc. | Leave a comment

NIH seeks a Senior Advisor for Clinical Data Science

Interesting job posting to Bioinformatics.Org RESPONSIBILITIES: The Office of the Associate Director for Data Science (ADDS), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), provides leadership and support to the highly visible, dynamic, trans-NIH initiative of biomedical discovery in … Continue reading

Posted in Misc. | Leave a comment

At #UCDavis 4/15 Hanspeter Naegeli: Nucleotide excision repair: Chromatin connections

Special Seminar Dr. Hanspeter Naegeli (Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Zurich) "Nucleotide excision repair: Chromatin connections" Wednesday, April 15, 2015 11:00 am 1022 Life Sciences

Posted in Misc. | Leave a comment

At #UCDavis 4/23 3PM Steve Quake on “Single Cell Genomics”

Thursday, April 23, 2015 3:00PM – 4:00PM 1005 GBSF The David L. Weaver Endowed Lectures in Biophysics and Computational Biology present: Professor Stephen Quake Lee Otterson Professor, Bioengineering and Applied Physics, Stanford University Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute “Single Cell … Continue reading

Posted in Misc. | Leave a comment

“Faking It” Symposium at #UCBerkeley 4/10-11

The Center for Science, Technology, Medicine, & Society announces our annual Graduate Student Organized Symposium Faking It: Counterfeits, Copies, and Uncertain Truths in Science, Technology, and Medicine Friday – Saturday 10 Apr – 11 Apr 2015 470 Stephens Hall We … Continue reading

Posted in Misc. | Leave a comment

#UCDavis Provost’s Forum- Alessandro Duranti – 4/16

Received this email about a talk by Alessandro Duranti on "How disruptive can we be? Intended and unintended effects of changing academic practices" Dear UC Davis Faculty, Staff, Students, and Community Members, We are delighted to announce that the next … Continue reading

Posted in Misc. | Leave a comment