The first Journal Club in Fall 2016 is coming up!

The first journal club will be held on Wednesday (10/5/16) at 5pm in 140 Robbins Hall.
For this first meeting, we will select a day and time to meet for future discussions and also have a short discussion of some fun science articles:

Strawberries and Lawsuits: future of favorite fruit hinges on intellectual property

https://www.geneticliteracyproject.org/2014/07/08/strawberries-and-lawsuits-future-of-favorite-non-fruit-hinges-on-intellectual-property/

The truth about genetically modified food

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-truth-about-genetically-modified-food/

Hybrid vigour characterized

http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v537/n7622/full/nature19433.html

Gene name errors are widespread in the scientific literature

https://genomebiology.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13059-016-1044-7
Feel free to invite friends from other grad groups as well! There will be free snacks!