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ASM Beneficial Microbes Conference

October 3, 2014

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META Center PIs Karen Guillemin and Judith Eisen and postdoctoral fellows Tiffani Jones and Kat Milligan-Myhre attended the ASM Conference of Beneficial Microbes in Washington D.C. September 27-30. Jones presented a talk on her work  … read more …

First META Center Symposium on Host-Microbe Systems Biology

August 14, 2014

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The first META Center Symposium on Host-Microbe Systems Biology, held in Eugene last weekend, brought together scientists from diverse disciplines for a stimulating weekend of presentations and discussions. The symposium kicked off on Friday evening with a fascinating talk by Curtis Huttenhower entitled “Known knowns and known unknowns in host-associated microbial communities,” that drew parallels between the development of microarray technology and the current emerging field  … read more …

Conference: The Complex Intersection of Biology and Physics

June 17, 2014

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META PI Raghuveer Parthasarathy spent the past week at a fascinating conference on science and teaching at the interface of physics and biology (Gordon Research Conferences).  … read more …

 

 

 

Upcoming & Recent Events

 

Monday, October 27

Meta Meeting

Doug Turnbull: Discussion of 16S library preparations

350 Willamette, 4pm

Friday, October 24 and 31

Journal Club Meeting

Jennifer Hampton and Jarrett Lebov

Suez et al 2014
327 Pacific, 3pm

Monday, October 20

Meta Meeting

Cathy Robinson: Physiological and Ecological Investigations of Clostridium difficile

350 Willamette, 4pm

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