Microbiome Bioinformatics with QIIME 2 workshop, Feb 22-23 2018, Bethesda, MD

Members of the QIIME development group, led by Greg Caporaso, will teach a two-day workshop on bioinformatics tools for microbial ecology. The workshop will include lectures covering basic QIIME 2 usage and theory, and hands-on work with QIIME 2 to perform microbiome analysis from raw sequence data through publication-quality statistics and visualizations. This workshop will …

U.S. Army MoBE Collaboration Opportunity

  Captain William A. Pratt, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, invites interested MoBE community members to discuss collaborative opportunities for three troop construction projects to be initiated in the next 6 months: * Bunkhouse construction project: opportunities to discuss building design options, indoor microbial monitoring * Lighting project for an existing structure: UV light testing, …

Faculty Positions at Ohio State in Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering: Environmental Microbiology, Resilient Infrastructure, and Hydrology

The Ohio State University Department of Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering is excited to announce tenure track hires in the following three areas: Resilient Infrastructure (Assistant/Associate), Environmental Microbiology (Assistant/Associate), and Hydrology (Assistant/Associate). Complete announcements and instructions for application can be found at our departmental website: https://ceg.osu.edu/about-us/faculty-position In each case, the successful candidate is expected to develop …

Worth a look: Communicating promise, risks, & ethics of large-scale, open space microbiome & metagenome research 

At the recent NAS MOBE meeting there was some discussion of some potential ethical concerns associated with one of the projects discussed (work of Eric Alm where he was collecting samples from urban water systems and trying to infer information about communities and residents).   OK #MOBE17 and others out there – I am getting …

Postdoctoral Fellowships in Human Microbiome Research – UC San Francisco

Job Description: Two postdoctoral positions focused on 1. systems biology- and 2. molecular-based studies of the human microbiome are available in the Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology at the University of California San Francisco in the laboratory of Dr. Susan Lynch. Minimum Requirements: Candidates must have received a PhD in microbiology or a closely …

Nominate an Expert: Managing Legionella in Water Systems

An update on this story Managing Legionella in Water Systems Nominate Experts for an Upcoming Consensus Project The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will undertake a project on the management of Legionella in water systems. An ad hoc committee will review the state of science with respect to Legionella contamination of water systems and issue a report that will: describe the microbial …