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.

Rob Knight at the 2011 DOE JGI User Meeting

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Rob Knight of the University of Colorado on "Spatially and Temporally Resolved Studies of the Human Microbiome" at the 6th annual Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting on March 23, 2011.

Terry Hazen at the 2011 DOE JGI User Meeting

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Berkeley Lab microbial ecologist Terry Hazen delivers a keynote on "The Gulf Oil Spill: Ecogenomics and Ecoresilience" at the 6th Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting on March 22, 2011.
Dr. Hazen will also be speaking about the Gulf oil spill as part of the JGI Science @ the Lesher series on the carbon cycle on May 9, 2011. More details at http://bit.ly/h0A14p

Persis Drell at the 2011 DOE JGI User Meeting

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SLAC National Laboratory Director Persis Drell gives a keynote talk on "The Turn-on of LCLS: the X-Ray Free-Electron Laser at SLAC" at the 6th Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting on March 22, 2011.

Battling Brown Tide: First Genome Sequence of a HAB Species

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Slideshow narrated by DOE JGI collaborator Chris Gobler of Stony Brook University regarding the first genome sequence of a harmful algal bloom (HAB) species - Aureococcus anophagefferens. The study was published ahead online February 23, 2011 in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. For more information, go to http://bit.ly/hkp0qq

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...

"Sequencing Split-gill: Beyond Breaking Biomass"

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DOE JGI's Igor Grigoriev and University of Utrecht's Han Wosten discuss the split-gill mushroom, a wood-degrading fungus whose genome was published online July 11, 2010 in Nature Biotechnology in this complement to the DOE Joint Genome Institute's news release (http://go.usa.gov/O8a).

"Turning up the heat"

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DOE JGI's Thanos Lykidis and University of Illinois' Wen-Tso Liu discuss microbial communities that help clean up wastewater generated by a compound used to make plastics in this complement to the DOE Joint Genome Institute's news release (http://go.usa.gov/cBC).

Patrick Chain on "A meeting perspective and advances in standards"

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Patrick Chain, a DOE JGI scientist at Los Alamos National Laboratory, looks back on previous SFAF meetings and gives an update on the genome standards first publicly proposed in 2009 on June 4, 2010 at the "Sequencing, Finishing, Analysis in the Future" meeting in Santa Fe, NM.

Jim Laugharn on "AFA-based DNA fragmentation"

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Jim Laugharn of Covaris discusses a critical first step for the standardization of next gen sequencing on June 3, 2010 at the "Sequencing, Finishing, Analysis in the Future" meeting in Santa Fe, NM.