Monthly Archives: April 2014

Phun in Phage

By Eric Kang With the academic year coming to an end I thought that this would be a good time to reflect on the past semester and the entire year in phage hunting. Phage hunting has been a lot of … Continue reading

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Thank God for Wet Lab

By Cait Barrett I’m so glad that we’re finally back in the wet lab. DNA annotating was interesting, and I learned a lot about the process, but I honestly didn’t really understand much about what we were doing or why. … Continue reading

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Fin Phage

By Alexander Peterson As my time in phage lab draws to a close, I realize that the people and place, not the scientific process, have made the greatest impression on me. This is partly due to the nature of the … Continue reading

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New class, same bench

By Andrea Uy Phage Hunting this semester was different from what I expected. First of all, I switched sections and was kind of nervous going back. Everyone knew each other already, and I was one of those odd new kids … Continue reading

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Roadblocks and Rollercoasters

By Laura Hinsch As the annotation of Phatniss came to a close and our own personal projects came to fruition, I hit the ground running. SirSheldon was a lucky little phage. He didn’t finish first at the phage Olympics, but … Continue reading

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I Swear I Did My Work…

By Marissa Totten So probably one of the most important, non-biology, things I’ve learned this past semester is to NEVER under ANY circumstances trust that a program will actually save your work. Honestly, from now on I’m saving my documents … Continue reading

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Oh How I’ve Missed My FuzzBall

By Alyssa Khan “This semester we’re going to be annotating a genome.” Sounds pretty cool, right? I don’t know exactly what my expectations were, but it wasn’t to be spending hours on my laptop, trying to make sense of diagrams … Continue reading

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