- 2000_arrowhead booklet
- Jonathan Eisen talk from 2000 Jonathan Eisen talk on "Phylogenomics of DNA repair" at Lake Arrowhead Small Genomes Meeting 2000
- Jonathan Eisen talk from 2002 Jonathan Eisen talk on "Phylogenomics of Microbes" at Lake Arrowhead Small Genomes Meeting 2002
- lakearrowhead2004 booklet
- Jonathan Eisen talk from 2004 Jonathan Eisen talk on "Phylogenomics of Microbes" at Lake Arrowhead Small Genomes Meeting 2004
- It's Miller Time - Lake Arrowhead Microbial Genomes Conference -- about to begin
- Morgan Langille Review of Arrowhead Conference
- September 16, 2008: Lake arrowhead notes - UPDATED
- Jonathan Eisen talk from 2008 Jonathan Eisen talk on "Genomic Encyclopedia" at Lake Arrowhead Small Genomes Meeting 2008
- Srijak Bhatnagar: Lessons from 2012: Lake Arrowhead Microbial Genomes
- Storify for Lake Arrowhead Microbial Genomes #LAMG12 Meeting
- Lake Arrowhead Microbial Genomes Meeting 2012 Speaker Gender Ratio #LAMG12
- Lake Arrowhead Microbial Genomes 2012 #Genomes #Microbes #Mountains #Lake #Fun #Wine #MustGo
- Jonathan Eisen talk from 2012 Jonathan Eisen @phylogenomics talk for #LAMG12
- Recorded talks from Lake Arrowhead (#LAMG12); James Meadow, Jason Stajich, Susana Remold
- Lake Arrowhead Microbial Genomics Meeting 2012: Microbiology of the Built Environment Session
- Wakelet: https://wke.lt/w/s/3XFHf
- microBEnet wakelet: https://wke.lt/w/s/0Pvtc
- Save the dates / preliminary program for Lake Arrowhead Microbial Genomes Meeting
- Everything You Wanted to Know about the Lake Arrowhead Microbial Genomes meeting #LAMG14
- [slideshare id=39085737&doc=u00svzw6sd6cmzosdqpq-signature-630f2659b9ee1c26c2aa680828306e8586a48ecd7c2440ecf20af82024ab7966-poli-140915022043-phpapp01]
- Storify Days 1-3
- 2014 meeting wrap up on microBEnet
- Jonathan Eisen talk from 2014. http://www.slideshare.net/phylogenomics/jonathan-eisen-history-of-lake-arrowhead-microbial-genomes
- Lake Arrowhead Microbial Genomics 2014 (#LAMG14) F1000 Site w/ Posters and Talks
- Report and Storify from Lake Arrowhead: Day 3
- Report and Storify from Lake Arrowhead: Day 2
- Report and Storify from Lake Arrowhead Microbial Genomics: Day 1
- Wakelet Day 1-3: https://wke.lt/w/s/EiuMu
- Wavelet Day 3-4: https://wke.lt/w/s/oo5xE
- Wakelet Day 4: https://wke.lt/w/s/GyX32-
- Wakelet Day 5: https://wke.lt/w/s/85aHm
- 21st Annual International Meeting on Microbial Genomes at Lake Arrowhead 9/18-22
- Reports from #LAMG16 Lake Arrowhead Microbial Genomes
- Lake Arrowhead Microbial Genomics #LAMG16: Day 4 and Random Thoughts
- microbiology of the Built Environment session at Lake Arrowhead Microbial Genomes meeting
- microBEnet session wavelet: https://wke.lt/w/s/mYYhh6
- Lake Arrowhead Microbial Genomes #LAMG16: Day 3
- Lake Arrowhead Microbial Genomics #LAMG16 Report: Day 2
- Lake Arrowhead Microbial Genomics #LAMG16 Report: Day 1
- Wakelet Day 1-2 https://wke.lt/w/s/t5u4M
- Wakelet Day3: https://wke.lt/w/s/BvXae
- Wakelet Day 4-5: https://wke.lt/w/s/If2XW
- Eisen Tweets wavelet: https://wke.lt/w/s/WQ4Ud
Sunday, September 11, 2022
Friday, August 19, 2022
So - I have been publicly and privately critical of some of the recent @ucdavis practices regarding COVID. If you want to know more about my areas of concern see for example this Twitter thread which I posted today:
Following up on this I thought I would share the slides I used for my presentation to @Chancellor_May and his leadership group a few weeks ago with my thoughts on the @ucdavis current #COVID response. https://t.co/yKRYU1Gugd— Jonathan Eisen (@phylogenomics) August 19, 2022
After I posted that, The Chancellor of UC Davis Gary May posted an article with some details of current UC Davis COVID plans. See https://leadership.ucdavis.edu/news/checking-in-with-chancellor-may-planning-ahead
What he wrote is below - but rather than comment myself right now, I am wondering - what do people out there (especially those at UC Davis) think of all of this?
Davis campus students are required to be compliant with the UC Vaccine Policy by Sept. 21 either by being up to date on vaccines and boosters or submitting a religious or medical exception request. Students who are not in compliance by Sept. 21 will receive a registration hold on their accounts for fall quarter. Please visit the Information for Students and Families page on the Campus Ready website for additional details about the vaccine policy compliance process. The vaccine policy also applies to employees.
It’s clear that COVID-19 will be with us for some time. UC Davis continues to monitor for the virus through weekly wastewater testing, which helps inform our decision making. We have reviewed the scientific literature and heard from many people, and, at this point, we are not likely to increase the frequency of wastewater testing given that Davis is not a large urban center. Also please note: We have access to daily test results from Stanford’s Sewer Coronavirus Alert Network (SCAN).
We encourage our students, faculty and staff to get tested regularly for COVID-19. The Davis campus testing kiosk — offering free, asymptomatic testing (saliva-based) — remains in operation, although in a new location: Human Resources Administration Building (1050 Blue Ridge Road), across La Rue Road from the ARC. The kiosk is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday through Thursday (closed Fridays and Saturdays). Testing is by appointment only through the Health-e-Messaging portal. Please note: Testing appointments are limited from Sept. 13 to 15, due to move-in.
At-home antigen tests are available for free as follows:
- By mail from the federal government.
- From no-charge vending machines around Yolo County. The machines are accessible 24 hours a day at the Mary L. Stephens Davis Branch Library, 315 E. 14th St.; West Sacramento City Hall, 1110 W. Capitol Blvd.; Winters City Hall, 318 1st St.; and Esparto Regional Library, 17065 Yolo Ave. (with one more to be installed in Woodland).
- From Yolo County libraries during open hours.
I would also like to recognize the effects of long COVID and the impact it continues to have on people. We are learning more about it every day, in UC Davis Health’s Post-COVID-19 Clinic, which opened in November 2020; and in our research and clinical studies, including one assessing the risks for children.
Students affected by long COVID should work with the Student Disability Center for resources and support. Employees should work with Disability Management Services. These units are busy, so please reach out to begin the interactive process as soon as you can.
Masking and air filters
I recognize that there is still some anxiety about masking. While the Davis campus does not have a mask mandate in place, we strongly recommend that people wear masks indoors to reduce risk.
Free masks are coming soon. The university plans to distribute one N95 mask to every student and employee this fall quarter, with this one-time distribution to take place in September. For more information about the distribution, students should contact their major departments, and employees should contact their departments or units. See “Directions for departments” on how to acquire mask supplies.
Remember that a proper mask fit is especially important. A 10-minute video is available for students on how to properly use N95 masks, also called respirators. They are rated to filter out 95% of particles.
Employees are required to complete a 10-minute video training about the proper use of N95 masks.
If you’re concerned about air filtration at home, a Corsi-Rosenthal Box is a cost-effective device that can be built with just a few components. The box was co-invented by Richard Corsi, dean of the College of Engineering, and has received acclaim nationwide. Visit this link to learn how to build your own Corsi-Rosenthal Box.
Sunday, June 05, 2022
Went on a brief trip to Monterey, CA last week. Took lots of pics. Here are some of the better ones. Also see postings with identifications at iNaturalist.
Monday, May 16, 2022
These look pretty useful and thought I would post here. Text is from the UCSC Youtube channel
Saturday, April 23, 2022
Note - I added music - Mussorgsky - Night on Bald Mountain for drama ... I also posted it to Facebook:
Endosymbioses are so cool:— Jonathan Eisen (@phylogenomics) April 20, 2022
Some of the images / animations I will be using today in BIS2C at @ucdavis (I made a little movie and added music here but will have richer explanations for class) pic.twitter.com/92Eb7PMTjL
OK - updated with modifications based on corrections/comments from @Sergiophyceae @mcsymbiont & @DanStarrUCDavis (note, again, these are extracted from slides with lots of other details including comments about which things don't always happen ...) pic.twitter.com/LNGO8Zs94E— Jonathan Eisen (@phylogenomics) April 21, 2022
Tuesday, April 05, 2022
Our adopted cat Clover is pretty sick right now and likely on her last legs. We (my family, and the family of @LoranWyman who were her previous caretakers) are very sad. I compiled some of my Tweets about her here https://t.co/JqY1Mijips— Jonathan Eisen (@phylogenomics) April 3, 2022
Sadly, Clover is gone. I am 💔. I loved her very very very much. https://t.co/xQ1QXMQ658— Jonathan Eisen (@phylogenomics) April 3, 2022
Monday, March 28, 2022
See this thread in an easier to read format here: https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1500934973775249412.html
Dear @UofCalifornia @ucdavis— Jonathan Eisen (@phylogenomics) March 7, 2022
This is NOT OK.
I just got a notice by letter in mail that my insurance will no longer cover the insulin I have been getting "as of January 1, 2022". Letter was dated in February and was received after March 1, 2022.
This is NOT OK.
See this thread in an easier to read format here https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1506297722776657920.html And then I got told Navitus was going to be instructed to cover my insulins by UCOP but the message clearly was not recieved.
Well, in case you missed it. Two weeks ago I posted about the disastrous and dangerous and incompetent new University of California pharmacy benefits "system" which warned me, two months after the fact, that they were cutting off coverage of my insulin 1/n https://t.co/QuTBaQBsaQ— Jonathan Eisen (@phylogenomics) March 22, 2022
And finally and thankfully today I was told my insulins would be covered.
Well - good news for me - I have been told that Navitus has been instructed to cover the insulin I have been using. More coming soon when I get confirmation and details.— Jonathan Eisen (@phylogenomics) March 23, 2022
I am now interested in what is happening to others out there who have been harmed by the UC / Navitus system.
Update - to the saga of the Navitus pharmacy "benefits" plan. I got a call today saying that my Novolog and Lantus insulin would indeed be covered by Navitus. Yay. I am very happy. Now I want to know what is going to happen to others who were harmed by the new plan ... https://t.co/yvtlODyIbz— Jonathan Eisen (@phylogenomics) March 29, 2022
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