Hospitals at Risk for Waterborne Diseases

See this story discussing presentation at conference on EIDs

Hospitals at Risk for Waterborne Diseases

(Note – this was imported from a beta version of the microBEnet blog that was on Blogger. This was published original on 8/6/2010)

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Jonathan Eisen

I am an evolutionary biologist and a Professor at U. C. Davis. My lab is in the UC Davis Genome Center and I hold appointments in the Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology in the School of Medicine and the Department of Evolution and Ecology in the College of Biological Sciences. My research focuses on the origin of novelty (how new processes and functions originate). To study this I focus on sequencing and analyzing genomes of organisms, especially microbes and using phylogenomic analysis (see my lab site here which has more information on lab activities).  In addition to research, I am heavily involved in the Open Access publishing and Open Science movements.