Conference of interest: Conference on Building Energy and Environment

Just became aware of a conference that may be of interest to those who care about microbiology of the built environment: The Second International Conference on Building Energy and Environment (COBEE). From their website: Energy and environment concerns have been ranked among the top problems facing society for the next 50 years, of which buildings …

Slides from #IndoorAir2011 w/ audio

I updated my slides from my talk at Indoor Air 2011 with audio. Here they are: Eisen.indoor air2011 http://static.slidesharecdn.com/swf/ssplayer2.swf?doc=eisen-indoorair2011-110613124957-phpapp02&stripped_title=eisenindoor-air2011&userName=phylogenomics View more webinars from Jonathan Eisen We are working on getting some other presentations up here but are dealing with some sharing/copyright issues first.

Reports (2) from Indoor Air sessions on microbiology of the built environment

Things that jumped out at me from the afternoon session today.  For the morning session see here. Norm Pace (CU Boulder) made the point during questions that when we talk about “pathogens” in metagenomic environmental sequences, what we really mean is “sequences related to pathogens” and that probably most of those sequences don’t come from …