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[22-03-2007 to 22-04-2007]


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Stuffed Animals live in the museum ?!

On Thursday 15th March the Bell Pettigrew Museum hosted a folk concert by student band "Empty Casket" renamed "The Stuffed Animals" for the occasion! Three of the band members are final year Biology students. The audience of staff and students enjoyed old favourites by Dylan and Martin Carthy/Dave Swarbrick as well as material written by the band. We were all amazed by the excellent acoustics - the Museum is a superb music venue and we hope to use it more often for this purpose.

contact: Prof Alyson Tobin


 

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    06-07-2015 at 12-15 - Academic, Meeting, Seminar
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    Professor PETER CHRISTEN (Australian National University) and others
    Gateway Building, Lecture Room 4

    The Summer of Vs meetings cover the Four Vs of Data Science - Veracity, Variety, Velocity and Volume - and are explicitly aimed at all Faculties of the University. Everyone is welcome to attend one, all or any number of meetings. Attendance is free. Meetings begin with a free buffet lunch, then a talk from a prestigious invited speaker, followed by contributions from local researchers.

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  • 06-07-2015 at 09-00 - Academic, Conference, Meeting
    THIRD INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL 'OMICS SYNTHESIS CONFERENCE
    The IEOS Conference Organising Committee
    University of St Andrews

    06-07-2015 at 09-00 - Academic, Conference, Meeting
    THIRD INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL 'OMICS SYNTHESIS CONFERENCE

    The IEOS Conference Organising Committee
    University of St Andrews

    The aim of this conference is to bring together researchers and organisations from a range of disciplines with shared interests in the development of new approaches for data handling, generation and analysis in environmental omics. It is our hope is that the resulting interaction and exchange of ideas will lead to novel approaches, new collaborations and the consolidation of a wider integrated environmental ‘omics community.

    <p>ABSTRACT (TALK) and REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 6 June 2015 Science areas include bioinformatics, DNA-barcoding, genomics, metagenomics, metabarcoding, transcriptomics, proteomics, metabolomics, epigenetics, evolutionary and ecological omics, phylogenetics, study of ancient DNA and anthropology, new tools, resources and training--as applied to the study of the natural environment and environmentally relevant organisms and systems. We hope the resulting interactions and exchange of ideas will lead to novel approaches, new collaborations and the consolidation of a wider integrated environmental &lsquo;omics community. Keynote speakers are Professor Elizabeth Thompson from the University of Washington, Professor Mark Blaxter from the University of Edinburgh, and Professor Barbara Meth&eacute;, J Craig Ventor Institute. Invited speakers include Dr Logan Kistler from the University of Warwick, Dr Umer Zeeshan Ijaz from the University of Glasgow, and Dr Nathan Bailey from the University of St Andrews.</p>

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