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

Job at #UCDavis: Associate Dean for Graduate Programs, Graduate Studies

DEANS, DIRECTORS, DEPARTMENT CHAIRS, AND MEMBERS OF THE ACADEMIC SENATE RE: Recruitment of Associate Dean for Graduate Programs, Graduate Studies The Office of Graduate Studies is pleased to invite nominations and applications for the position of Associate Dean for Graduate … Continue reading

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Today at #UCDavis John Roth: Uprooting the tree of life

MIC 291: Selected Topics in Microbiology Work-in-Progress Seminars Dr. John Roth "Uprooting the tree of life" Wednesday, May 4, 2016 4:10 pm 1022 Life Sciences Roth 5-4-16.doc

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Alex Sczyrba talk on “Critical Assessment of Metagenome Interpretation” Tue 1 PM GBSF 4202

Special Seminar Tuesday May 3, 2016 GBSF 4202 1PM Critical Assessment of Metagenome Interpretation (CAMI)  Alex Sczyrba Head of Bielefeld University Bioinformatics Services University of Bielefeld, Germany The interpretation of metagenomes relies on sophisticated computational approaches such as short read … Continue reading

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Today at #UCDavis – Britt Koskella on bacteria-phage interactions

“Bacteria-phage interactions within long lived hosts: how they happen and why it matters” Speaker: Britt Koskella Assistant Professor University of California, Berkeley Monday, May 2, 2016 4:00-5:00 PM 1022 Life Sciences Host: Perot Saelao (psaelao) (If you would like to … Continue reading

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Dr. Catherine Lozupone at #UCDavis Friday 4/29: Anti-inflammatory bacteria and HIV

“Identifying anti-inflammatory bacteria in the human gut and their prevalence in HIV patients” By Catherine Lozupone, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Division of Biomedical Informatics and Personalized Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Colorado Denver Friday, April 28, 2016 12:10 – 1:00 … Continue reading

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Tomorrow at #UCDavis: Eric Delwart “Koch’s Postulates in the Age of Viral Metagenomics”

Koch’s postulates in the age of viral metagenomics 28 April 2016, noon A Virginia Perry Wilson endowed seminar featuring the great and mighty virus hunter: Dr. Eric Delwart, PhD Blood Systems Research Institute, UCSF 1010 Valley Hall Seminar (and lunch) … Continue reading

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May 2: New Research Methods for Critically Engaging the Equity Question in Higher Education

The Provost’s Forums on the Public University and the Social Good Monday, May 2, 2016 New Research Methods for Critically Engaging the Equity Question in Higher Education Estela Mara Bensimon Professor of Higher Education and Director of the Center for … Continue reading

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“Making Social Science Transparent” conference at #UCDavis 4/22/16: register today!

The Institute for Social Sciences at UC Davis cordially invites you to attend: “Making Social Science Transparent: A Conference on the Issues of Transparency, Data and Code Accessibility, Replication, and Reproducibility” Friday, April 22, 2016 8:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Location: AGR … Continue reading

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Reproducibility workshop at #UCDavis May 4

Workshop for increasing openness and reproducibility in quantitative research There are many actions researchers can take to increase the openness and reproducibility of their work. Please join us for a workshop, hosted by theCenterforOpenScience, to learn easy, practical steps researchers … Continue reading

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As more publishers require scholars to get ORCID id’s, the ORCID team to present on 4/20 at the Library

The Data Management Program at the UC Davis Library is hosting two seminars on the benefits of ORCID, an identifier for researchers, authors and creators. ORCID is now required by publishers like Science, PNAS, PLoS, EMBO, eLife, so this is … Continue reading

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