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META Center Symposium

April 1, 2014

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Details about the META Center Symposium on Host-Microbe Systems Biology are now available! The Symposium will focus on the theme of “Modeling our Microbial Selves”. We will explore how studies of host-microbe systems biology  … read more …

Systematically Rethinking Undergraduate Biology Education

November 12, 2013

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A few weeks ago Karen Guillemin of the META Center and Elly Vandegrift, Associate Director of the University of Oregon Science Literacy Program,  … read more …

2013 Light Sheet Fluorescence Microscopy Workshop

October 3, 2013

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On Sept. 15-17, META Center PI Raghu Parthasarathy participated in this year’s Light Sheet Fluorescence Microscopy meeting. Light sheet imaging is a central part of the META center’s investigations,  … read more …




Upcoming & Recent Events


Friday, April 25

Journal Club Meeting

Tiffani Jones

Newell and Douglas 2013
327 Pacific, 3pm

Monday, April 21

Meta Meeting

Travis Wiles: Pioneering bacterial genetic tools for host-microbe studies

350 Willamette, 4pm

Friday, April 18

Journal Club Meeting

Adam Altrichter

Modi et al 2013
327 Pacific, 3pm

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