80beats at Discover story on office microbes #microBEnet #PLoSOne

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New post from 80beats on the office microbes study from Scott Kelley that I wrote about a few days agoWhat Microbes Are Growing In Your Office? Science Wants to Know | 80beats | Discover Magazine

Plus some new news stories about the study

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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.