Category Archives: Misc.

Curator, Professor, and Director of Comparative Biology Initiative Position at the American Museum of Natural History

Interesting … Dear Colleague, We are pleased to announce a search for a new senior scientific and leadership position (Curator, Professor, and Director of Comparative Biology Initiative) at the American Museum of Natural History. Please pass the attached posting along … Continue reading

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UC Davis Postdoctoral Research Symposium May 14

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM May 14th 2015 Memorial Union, UC Davis We invite all UC Davis postdoctoral researchers to register for a 10-min talk or a poster. Awards will be given to the best talks and posters. Deadline for abstract submission: … Continue reading

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Teaching with Wikipedia 3/13 at #UCDavis

Teaching with Wikipedia Friday March 13, 2-3pm 165 Shields Library (Shields Library Instruction Lab, http://lib.ucdavis.edu/dept/instruc/maps.php?map=lil) Description: Students use Wikipedia — but have you ever thought of asking them to contribute content to Wikipedia? In this short workshop, LiAnna Davis and Jami Mathewson from the Wiki Education Foundation … Continue reading

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Seminar at #UCDavis 3/11 4PM: Biogeography and ecological role of thermophillic archaeal nitrifiers

MIC 291: Selected Topics in Microbiology Work-in-Progress Seminars Dr. Jose de la Torre (San Francisco State University) "Biogeography and ecological role of thermophillic archaeal nitrifiers" Wednesday, March 11, 2015 4:10 pm 1022 Life Sciences de la Torre 3-11-15.doc

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New NSF funding opportunity: Cracking the Olfactory Code – An Ideas Lab Activity

Not that I do anything related to olfaction … but this NSF Ideas Lab system at least seems interesting … though not sure how well it actually works. See email I just received from NSF below: Dear Colleagues, A new … Continue reading

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Harold Varmus stepping down from the National Cncer Institute

Begin forwarded message: From: "Exec Sec1 (NIH/OD)" <EXECSEC1> To: List NIH-ALL-STAFF <NIH-ALL-STAFF> Subject: Important Announcement from the Director, NIH – Dr. Varmus to Step Down as NCI Director Date: March 4, 2015 at 4:41:23 PM EST Dear Staff, After nearly … Continue reading

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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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