Author Archives: Lisa Johnson

About Lisa Johnson

PhD candidate at UC Davis in Molecular, Cellular, and Integrative Physiology

Q&A at Porecamp TAMU, June 2017: From the Ebola Outbreak to Sequencing on Mars

"Even bioinformaticians can run MinION" inspiration from @BioMickWatson #porecampusa — Lisa Johnson (@monsterbashseq) June 5, 2017 As part of my PhD project at UC Davis with Dr. C. Titus Brown and Dr. Andrew Whitehead, I am assessing the feasibility of … Continue reading

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ASLO Aquatic Sciences meeting – Honolulu, HI

Aloha! Last week I gave a talk on re-assembling de novo transcriptomes for the MMETSP at the Association for the Sciences of Limnology & Oceanography (ASLO) Aquatic Sciences meeting in Honolulu, HI held at the Hawaii Convention Center from February 27 to March … Continue reading

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DIB Lab Retreat to Yosemite, February 2017

This past weekend, all of us in Titus Brown’s Data Intensive Biology (DIB) lab went to Yosemite Bug, which is just outside Yosemite National Park, for our first (annual?) lab retreat. We had a great time! I personally found it … Continue reading

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MMETSP re-assemblies

*** Update (9/27/2016): 719 assemblies now available at the links below. All FINISHED!!! *** Update (9/22/2016): 715 assemblies now available at the links below. I have *almost* finished re-assembling de novo transcriptomes from the Marine Microbial Eukaryotic Transcriptome Sequencing Project (Keeling … Continue reading

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Adventures with ONT MinION at MBL’s Microbial Diversity Course

My time here at the Microbial Diversity Course at MBL has come to an end after visiting for the past 2 weeks with our lab’s MinION to sequence genomes from bacterial isolates that students collected from the Trunk River in Woods Hole, MA. (Photo … Continue reading

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