Collecting together information about the Women in Science summit that was at the California Academy of Sciences 1/28/16. I was on one of the panels and live Tweeted the event as did an amazing collection of other people. Youtube Video of the Event Stori...
Made a storify based on a discussion about a new Slate article: [ View the story "Should we eliminate ALL mosquitoes from the planet?" on Storify ]
OK so I have not worn a tie in a very long time and I pretty much don't wear a lab coat too often either but I totally love this: My illustration of Jonathan Eisen for Wired Magazine's UK edition is now in print. #editorialillustration #digitalillustration ...
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So I discovered a few days ago I had dozens of new publications in 2015. Cool right? Here is a screengrab: And here is another Until I realized, well, those were published years ago. WTF are they doing being listed as 2015? Clearly some glitch. And then...
I didn't get far enough to see if anyone mentioned that mosquitoes support massive summer bird populations in North America. If they went away that could have a huge knock on effect. But I'm with the idea in spirit - me and mosquitoes are not good friends.
- University Of California, DavisProfessor, 2006 - present
- DOE Joint Genome InstituteAdjunct Scientist, 2006 - 2011
- The Institute For Genomic Research,Investigator, 1998 - 2006
- The Johns Hopkins UniversityAdjunct Professor, 2000 - 2010
- The Public Defender Service of the District of ColumbiaIntern, 1987 - 1987
- The Rocky Mountain Biological LabField Assistant, 1988 - 1988
- Free Science, One Paper at a Time by David Dobbs
- Jonathan Eisen Frees (Almost All) His Father’s Papers by David Dobbs
- Cataloguing the Vast World of Microbes by Carl Zimmer
- Plenty More Bugs in the Sea in The Economist
- Harvard CollegeAB, Biological Sciences, 1986 - 1990
- Stanford UniversityPhD, Biology, 1991 - 1998
- Walt Whitman High School, Bethesda, MD1983 - 1986
1/15 at #UCDavis: Tandy Warnow: New methods for species tree estimation ...
Special Seminar: Tandy Warnow The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign New methods for species tree estimation in the presence of gene
Removing my name from the author list of #closedaccess "Unified Microbio...
[View the story "Removing my name from the author list of #closedaccess "Unified Microbiome Initiative" paper in Science" on Storify]
Genome Engineering #GESB16 in Gent - for Men Only #YAMMM
So I just got an invite to this meeting: Looks interesting. Not that I work in the field. But I decided to check it out. So I went to the we
‘Antibiotic addict’ India losing fight against lethal bacteria - The Tim...
India is the world’s antibiotic popping capital, recording the highest number of such pills consumed annually — 13 billion pills as against
Innovative Genomic Initiative Post Doc Fellowship at #UCDavis and some o...
Got this in email: The IGI is pleased to announce its first Postdoctoral Fellowship Award. This Award will provide 2 years of financial supp
Results for microbes collected by citizen scientists and grown on the In...
Do microbes grow differently on the International Space Station than they do on Earth? Results from the growth of microbes collected by citi
9 things PBS Newshour famously gets horrible wrong in story on fast food...
Well, this is one of the worst microbiome news stories in a long time: Fast food kills gut bacteria that can keep you slim, book claims. So
Darwin: the Movie | Guest Blog, Scientific American Blog Network
It's true, Mr. and Ms. Hollywood Producer, Nash, Hawking, Turing were great and all, and their stories brought big bucks and a few Oscars ro
China must restructure its academic incentives to curb research fraud
The idealised view of science as the curiosity-driven pursuit of knowledge to understand and improve the world around us has been tarnished.
Four simple tools to promote gender balance at conferences - guest post ...
Guest post from Julie Pfeiffer. Julie Pfeiffer Associate Professor of Microbiology University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center https://t
Calling attention to meetings with skewed speaker gender ratios, even wh...
A few weeks ago I gave a talk at the Future of Genomic Medicine 2015 (aka #FOGM15) meeting. The talk seemed to go over well. I talked right