The Centre for Nordic Studies’ first talk this semester will be given by Dr Eva Robards (York) at 7pm in the Humanities Research Institute on Tuesday 16 October. Her talk is on, ‘The Swede who organised the world: naturalist Carl Linnaeus’.
For further information, contact Dr Colin Roth by e-mailing Nordic-Studies@Sheffield.ac.uk
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We are delighted to invite you to attend a PacBio SMRT sequencing seminar, to be held on Thursday 25th October, 10.30am-2pm in the BMS Conference Room, Alfred Denny Building.
There will be talks from users of Sheffield’s PacBio Sequel System, which is based in the P3 centre and Molecular Ecology Laboratory in the Department of Animal & Plant Sciences. There will also be a presentation from PacBio technical staff, and the opportunity to meet with them afterwards to discuss your long-read sequencing projects.
The seminar is free and coffee and lunch will be provided. Please register at: http://bit.ly/2p5sE61 to save your spot.
Ivan Jezkova will be in Sheffield from 30. 10. to 16. 11. 2018 to visit the Butlin/Beckerman rotifer group. If you could help her with a room, please email her on firstname.lastname@example.org
We are looking for a Data Analyst to join our @NERCBAF team and support a wide range of exciting studies here in @SheffieldAPS. For more details see https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BMK063/research-associate Deadline to apply is 1st Oct.
The course programme for the remainder of 2018 and beginning of 2019 has been finalised and with exception of Software Carpentry all the following courses are available for booking:-
September 20th – Introduction to R
November 6th/7th – Introduction to identifying and characterising variants from NGS data
November 26th /27th – Software Carpentry
December 17th – Introduction to RNA-seq
January 14/15th – Introduction to the analysis of RNA-seq data in R
Booking onto the courses is available from the University’s onlinestore page
More information about the content of each course can be found on our website.
You can register your interest for future courses here:
And materials from previous courses are available on their website:
My name is Sara Peixoto and I will do an internship at University of Sheffield next year (2019), from January to July. I’m looking for a cheap place to stay near the university for that period, so if you have a room available or know someone who has, please contact me: email@example.com
In connection with a new research collaboration and award, the research groups of Mark Kirkpatrick and Howard Ochman (Department of Integrative Biology, UT Austin) are seeking two postdoctoral research associates with experience in evolutionary biology, phylogenetics, population genetics, bioinformatics, and/or genomics.
The general theme of this research endeavor to resolve the underlying structure of bacterial species and to elucidate to the process of bacterial speciation. Projects may be strictly computational (and involve the development of phylogenetic methods and theory) or experimental (including genetic, genome and microbiome analysis).
The start date is flexible, preferably within calendar year 2018, although later dates can be accommodated. Salary would be $49,000 to $52,000 per year depending on experience, and full benefits package is included. Initial appointments would be for 1 year, with potential to extend to 2 or 3 years. UT Austin offers a very stimulating research environment and outstanding facilities and infrastructure. Austin is a vibrant city with many options for recreation and cultural activities.
If interested, please send a resume and a brief statement of research interests and career goals to Kim Hammond: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the names and contact information for three references familiar with your scientific work.