Monthly Archives: May 2014

The winding road of discovery

By Alexa Potts Dr. Fisher’s voice floats over the sterilized lab benches and around the flames of Bunsen burners as she explains the art of streaking to a group of new phage hunters. My lab partner and I listen with … Continue reading

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The End of the Year

By Andrew Greenhalgh We survived. From the first day where we were so afraid to break plates to today where we were masters of laboratory work, each and everyone of us has survived this together. And I have had the … Continue reading

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We’ve reached the end!

By Justin Decker From the start of the semester to this very busy week, the Phage Hunting course is over.  Left though is a bittersweet feeling.  While it is nice to have isolated a novel bacteriophage in the wet lab, … Continue reading

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Crossing the Finish Line

By Sarah Cohen Unfortunately, as the semester ends, so does our time with our phages that we worked so hard to nurture and keep alive (as college students it’s hard enough to keep ourselves alive). Our final class period was … Continue reading

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Reflections

By Aviana Duca As I reflect on my time as a phage hunter, I feel as though I’ve come a long way. At first, I was hesitant in the lab, not sure how the class would be structured if people … Continue reading

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End of an Era

By Matt Merola After two long and intense semesters at Hopkins, freshman year is coming to a close. Looking back it’s amazing how much has changed over the year. A little over a year from today I was visiting this … Continue reading

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The Thoughts of a Second Semester First Timer

By Matthew Brown I didn’t learn about Phage Hunting until the beginning of O-week. I was attending a Biology Major seminar for Freshman when the professor giving the presentation mentioned that there was a Freshman only class called Phage Hunting … Continue reading

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