Monday, January 10, 2022

Best Pics from Nimbus Fish Hatchery

Went to Sacramento for a Doctor's appointment and then had a 2 hour Zoom call. Decided to do the call while walking around the Nimbus Fish Hatchery which I have never been to. I heard that people had seen a rare duck there so went on over. And it was awesome. I then messaged a grad student in my lab, Alonna Wright who lives nearby and she came over for a walk after lunch. Here is a link to a slideshow of some of the pics I got

Friday, January 07, 2022

Some thoughts on Omicron and COVID19 in the last week or so

 

Some recent Tweets and threads from me on Omicron and related topics

Tuesday, December 28, 2021

Tribute to EO Wilson

 

Sunday, December 12, 2021

Video and slides of my talk for the Microbiome Virtual International Forum posted

I gave a talk last week for the Microbiome Virtual International Forum. https://www.microbiome-vif.org/ Title: Evolution of microbiomes and the evolution of the study and politics of microbiomes (or, how can something be both ridiculously overhyped and horrifically underappreciated)" 

 See the Youtube video:  

 Slides:


Also see this Twitter thread for some more info:

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Saturday, November 06, 2021

Videos of Talks from the JGI "NeLLi (New Lineages of Life)" Meeting Now Available

Recently the DOE JGI Hosted the "NeLLi" meeting on New Lineages of life.  See agenda here: https://usermeeting.jgi.doe.gov/2021-nelli/2021-nelli-agenda/ 


There were a whole series of interesting talks in this program and now the videos are available on Youtube. 

See Youtube Channel or the embedded video link below.


Friday, November 05, 2021

Wall Street Journal Podcast on the Downfall of uBiome, part 1 and 2

Part 1 of "The Journal" podcast featuring story by Amy Marcus et al on the downfall of uBiome.  Includes interviews with multiple people including myself.

What went wrong at uBiome, Part 1. 


 

Part 2 has now been posted

 

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