Jody Banks at the 2012 DOE JGI Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting

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Jody Banks from Purdue University on "The Genome of Selaginella, a Remnant of an Ancient Vascular Plant Lineage" at the 7th Annual Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting on March 21, 2012 in Walnut Creek, Calif.

MICW - Assembly Quality Evaluation: Alex Sczyrba

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DOE JGI's Alex Sczyrba on "Evaluation of the Cow Rumen Metagenome" and "Assembly by Single Copy Gene Analysis and Single Cell Genome Assemblies" at the Metagenomics Informatics Challenges Workshop held at the DOE JGI on October 12-13, 2011.

Jim Tiedje at the 2011 DOE JGI User Meeting

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Jim Tiedje of Michigan State University on "Tackling Metagenomics' Largest Challenge: The Great Prairie Project" at the 6th annual Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting on March 24, 2011.

Zhong Wang at the 2011 DOE JGI User Meeting

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DOE JGI's Zhong Wang on "Massive Discovery of Biomass Degrading Genes and Genomes in Rumen" at the 6th Annual Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting on March 24, 2011.

Tom Juenger at the 2011 DOE JGI User Meeting

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Tom Juenger of the University of Texas at Austin on "The Physiological Changes of Panicum: Exploring Switchgrass Responses to Climate Change" at the 6th annual Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting on March 24, 2011.

Dan Distel at the 2011 DOE JGI User Meeting

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Dan Distel of Ocean Genome Legacy on "How to Eat a Wooden Ship: A Genomic View of Wood-Eating Bacterial Endosymbiosis in the Shipworm Bankia setacea" at the 6th annual Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting on March 24, 2011.

Pam Silver at the 2011 DOE JGI User Meeting

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Pam Silver of Harvard University on "Designing Biological Systems for Sustainability and Programmed Environmental Interface" at the 6th annual Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting on March 23, 2011.

Jim Bristow at the 2011 DOE JGI User Meeting

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DOE JGI Deputy Director Jim Bristow on the Community Sequencing Program at the 6th annual Genomics of Energy and Environment Meeting on March 23, 2011.

Gerry Tuskan at the 2011 DOE JGI User Meeting

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Gerry Tuskan of Oak Ridge National Laboratory on "Resequencing in Populus: Towards Genome Wide Association Genetics" at the 6th annual Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting on March 23, 2011.

JGI Science @ the Lesher: "The Future of Fuel"

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The kickoff event of the "JGI Science at the Lesher" series featured a panel consisting of Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI) CEO Jay Keasling, DOE Joint Genome Institute Deputy Director Jim Bristow, and DOE JGI Staff Scientist Susannah Tringe, who are developing ways to convert the solar energy stored in plants into liquid transportation fuels. The panel was moderated by KTVU Channel 2 Health and Science Editor John Fowler moderated a panel consisting of The event took place at the Lesher...