Postdoc at UC Davis in metagenomics bioinformatics

Job posting from here at UC Davis: The laboratories of Danielle Lemay (USDA Western Human Nutrition Research Center) and David Mills (UC Davis Food Science) seek a motivated postdoctoral scholar for a one year project. The goal of the project is to determine how dietary intake influences antimicrobial resistance in fecal metagenomes of healthy adults. The …

Everything you wanted to know about space poop

Let’s face it, when microbiologists get together over beers 9/10 times the conversation ends up about poop.   Or maybe that’s just among the ones I know?  Feces provides the critical window into the important world of the gut microbiome,  a large percentage of the biomass in feces is microbial and who doesn’t love fecal transplants? …