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

Sunday, May 16, 2021

Some thoughts on the CDC new mask guidance

 

See this thread 

Made into a thread reader thread here: https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1393025234303741954.html 

Saturday, March 27, 2021

Compiling some of my Twitter comments about the evolution and origins of SarsCoV2/ COVID19

 News Stories Quoted in


Twitter Threads








Tuesday, October 20, 2020

New article out from the Eisen Lab: Isolation and sequence-based characterization of a koala symbiont: Lonepinella koalarum

See Isolation and sequence-based characterization of a koala symbiont: Lonepinella koalarum 

Paper based on PhD thesis work of Katie Dahlhausen and wrap up of analysis led by Laetitia Wilkins. 

Full citation:

Dahlhausen KE, Jospin G, Coil DA, Eisen JA, Wilkins LGE. 2020Isolation and sequence-based characterization of a koala symbiont: Lonepinella koalarumPeerJ8:e10177 https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.10177

Acknowledgements. We thank CĂ©line Caseys ORCID: 0000-0003-4187-9018 for her idea to search eggNOG annotations against KEGG Class 1.11 Xenobiotics biodegradation and metabolism pathways; Chris Brown ORCID: 0000-0002-7758-6447 for his script to download assemblies in batch from GenBank; Cassandra L. Ettinger ORCID: 0000-0001-7334-403X for valuable comments on the pangenome analysis and help with revising the figures. We also thank Dr. Joseph Gillespie ORCID: 0000-0002-5447-7264, Dr. Raphael Eisenhofer ORCID: 0000-0002-3843-0749 and two anonymous reviewers for comments on the submitted manuscript. Isolate 16S Sanger sequencing was performed at the UC Davis College of Biological Sciences DNA Sequencing Facility.

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Slideshow of Otters at the UC Davis Riparian Preserve

Made a slideshow of the otters I saw at the UC Davis Riparian Preserve yesterday. See