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Jonathan Eisen

Jonathan Eisen is the PI of the Eisen Lab at UC Davis. The Eisen Lab research focuses on understanding the genomic basis for the origin of novelty (new functions and processes) in microorganisms. For many years, studies in this area were of limited scope. However, the advent of genome sequencing has allowed one to study the origin of novelty on a more global level. The Eisen lab's main location is in the U. C. Davis Genome Center. Dr. Eisen has appointments in the Section of Evolution and Ecology and the Department of Medical Microbiology at U. C. Davis and an Adjunct Appointment at the Joint Genome Institute.

Dr. Eisen is also a strong proponent of the Open Access movement in scientific publishing and is Academic Editor in Chief of PLoS Biology. Dr. Eisen is also an active and award winning science blogger (see his Tree of Life blog here).

For a more detailed Bio go here to my Bio page

For a more detailed Bio go here to my Bio Page

Social Media and Such

Probably the best way to find out current information about what I am up to is to look at some of my social media sites including:

Current Main Activities

  • I am Academic Editor in Chief of PLoS Biology. For more detail see here


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