Monthly Archives: October 2016

The “Finding-The-Few-Spots-In-The World-Without-Phages-In-Them” Award Goes To…

Coming from a high school where getting A’s and quickly, efficiently working through labs was the norm for me, this class definitely was a little bit of a reality check. When assignments were dependent on intellect and consistency, hard work … Continue reading

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If At First You Don’t Succeed…

Try, try, try again. A polluted river. What a perfect place to get a virus living in the dirt, one might think. The person who thought that was me. Because I had gone to Hampden previously and had seen the … Continue reading

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Phun Stuph Phursure.

Getting more Phun Part 2… My enriched isolation i mentioned in “Not so Phun Part 1”, yeah. That didn’t work out. But, thankfully, I think I found what was going on: The procedure indicated that we had to open the … Continue reading

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Phage Phuns aren’t even that Phunny

My apartment is next to a hiking trail marked by two large boulders. This trail leads into Yang Ming Mountain National Park and connects to a complex network of trails that weaves throughout a dormant volcano. As I hike this … Continue reading

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Are We There Yet?

Not so Phun Part 1… I jumped out of my chair when i received a notification from blackboard saying I got off the waitlist for Phage Hunting. By then I had already given up hope of getting in, yet here … Continue reading

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