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Center News

Microbial Communities Workshop

August 3, 2017

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Last month, META Center scientist Raghuveer Parthasarathy attended and spoke at a conference on Microbial Communities — the “Joint ICGEB-ICTP-APCTP Workshop on Systems Biology and Molecular Economy of Microbial Communities”. The workshop  … read more …

Roadmap for increasing diversity in science

June 13, 2017

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META Center members Michelle Sconce, Maria Banuelos, and Karen Guillemin co-authored an opinion piece in the Oregonian advocating for  … read more …

META scientists awarded Kavli Microbiome Ideas Challenge Grant

May 9, 2017

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META Center scientists Raghuveer Parthasarathy, Brendan Bohannan, and Karen Guillemin received one of three grants awarded through the Kavli  … read more …




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Monday, September 25

Meta Meeting

Travis Wiles

“Modernized Tools for Streamlined Genetic Manipulation of Wild and Diverse Symbiotic Bacteria”

350 Willamette 4pm

Mondays, June 19-September 18

No Meta Meeting Until Further Notice – Summer Break

Fridays, June 16-September 22

No Meta Journal Club Until Further Notice – Summer Break

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