Monthly Archives: May 2014

Nearing the End

By Jessica Kahan When I wrote my previous post, I was new to the lab and a little apprehensive about how the second half of the class would go–I needn’t have worried! With the help of my TA Katie and the … Continue reading

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Phages can grow in different pH values, who knew?!

By Jessica Bauer Phage hunting is officially over, which is actually quite sad. We all have now successfully isolated, grown, annotated, and experimented on all types of phages. I don’t know about everyone else but I feel like a real … Continue reading

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“I can’t believe we just did that, Taylor.”

So, I’m going to be 100% completely honest with you right here, right now, but I’m going to be writing this blog post instead of studying for my chemistry exam because who really cares about crystal field splitting anyways? Or … Continue reading

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Transitioning from Wet Lab to Computer lab, and then back again

By Celina Cisneros The transition from wet lab to computer lab was quite a rocky one. Even before the start of the semester, I sat frustrated and confused as I attempted to install numerous computer programs that I would soon … Continue reading

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So Much Glimmer

By Sumukh Shetty As another eventful semester of phage hunting comes to an end, it’s time to reflect on this amazing experience. Unlike last semester, I was no longer confined to the lab and was able to explore the diverse … Continue reading

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You spend a couple of semesters with them and they start to understand you.

By Joel Schildbach A gift from section 2 of phage hunting —- a plush purple version of a T4 phage, and a coffee mug that read ‘meh.’ I can only conclude that they’ve figured me out.

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