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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

 

Friday, November 7 and 14

Journal Club Meeting

Ashley Bateman and David Levin

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327 Pacific, 3pm

Monday, November 3

Meta Meeting

Adam Saunders (Stanford University): In search of a morphogen: characterization of a multivalent Sonic Hedgehog complex.

350 Willamette, 4pm

Monday, October 27

Meta Meeting

Doug Turnbull: Discussion of 16S library preparations

350 Willamette, 4pm

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