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Open Post-Doc position with BioBE!

BioBE (and ESBL) are looking for a post doc to come join our dynamic group of interdisciplinary scholars.!  Application and details here. Department: ESBL/BioBE Rank: Postdoctoral Scholar Annual Basis: 12 Month Review of Applications Begins June 26, 2018; open until...

BioBe is Heading to the Gordon Research Conference on the Microbiology of the Built Environment

BioBe is heading to the Gordon Research Conference on the Microbiology of the Built Environment! Jessica L. Green, our co-director, will be Vice Chair, leading the conference next to environmental engineering expert, Chair Jordan Peccia. While enjoying the New England...

Dr. Sue Ishaq will be presenting at the International Society for Microbial Ecology!

Dr. Sue Ishaq has been accepted to give a poster presentation at the 17th meeting of the International Society for Microbial Ecology (ISME).  The meeting, ISME17, will bring nearly 1,800 researchers from around the globe to Leipzig, Germany.  Sue will be...

Dr. Roo Vandegrift will be presenting at the International Mycological Congress

BioBE's Dr. Roo Vandegrift will be presenting at the 11th International Mycological Congress, in Puerto Rico July 16-21, 2018!  This meeting is particularly exciting as it will bring together the Mycological Society of America (MSA), the International Mycological...

BioBE/ESBL Welcomes Mira to the Team!

  Hello! My name is Mira Zimmerman, and I am the new BioBE/ESBL blogger and web designer! I will be helping with social media and BioBE/ESBL website management.     I am currently an undergrad at the University of Oregon, working towards a Humanities major with minors...

Open Post-Doc position with BioBE!

BioBE (and ESBL) are looking for a post doc to come join our dynamic group of interdisciplinary scholars.!  Application and details here. Department: ESBL/BioBE Rank: Postdoctoral Scholar Annual Basis: 12 Month Review of Applications Begins June 26, 2018; open until...

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BioBE/ESBL Welcomes Mira to the Team!

  Hello! My name is Mira Zimmerman, and I am the new BioBE/ESBL blogger and web designer! I will be helping with social media and BioBE/ESBL website management.     I am currently an undergrad at the University of Oregon, working towards a Humanities major with minors...

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#BuildHealth2018 Meeting Announced

BioBE is gearing up for the second-annual Industry Consortium event on May 17th and 18th in Portland.  Last year, BioBE and ESBL held the inaugural Health + Energy Research Consortium event in May 2017, which brought researchers and practitioners into one room to talk...

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BioBE postbac Mitch Rezzonico is headed to grad school!

Mitch Rezzonico, who recently obtained his baccalaureate from the University of Oregon in 2017, has been learning bioinformatics with Dr. Sue Ishaq in the BioBE lab since last summer, in order to gain hands-on experience in preparation for a career in bioinformatics...

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Rich case studies

I recently gave a lecture on research methods to Siobhan Rockcastle's ARCH 410/510 Human-Centric Environments course at the University of Oregon. Choosing the design of the UO's Lillis Hall (ca. 2000) and BioBE's subsequent sampling campaign (2010) as a case study, I...

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Upcoming presentations at Indoor Air 2018

BioBE researchers will be giving two oral presentations at the Indoor Air 2018 conference this summer!  This will be the 15th Conference of the International Society of Indoor Air Quality and Climate (ISIAQ), and will take place at the Pennsylvania Convention Center,...

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Tour of the Baker Lighting Lab

BioBE researchers spend quite a bit of time writing grant proposals.  In particular, over the last few months I (Sue Ishaq) have been co-writing proposals which expand our understanding of indoor lighting on human health and behavior, the indoor microbiome, and energy...

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Participate in a research survey online

Looking to participate in research?  Amir Nezamdoost, a graduate research fellow in Energy Studies in Buildings Laboratory, is collecting survey data for his PhD dissertation.  Amir's dissertation is about developing a rating system to score the quality of window view...

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Mushroom hunting with Bill Walton

Last week, BioBE's resident mycologist, Dr. Roo Vandegrift, and Dr. Bitty Roy, a Professor in the Institute of Ecology and Evolution here at UO (and Roo's advisor during his Ph.D.), spoke with basketball legend Bill Walton about mushrooms.  The story and several clips...

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