Monthly Archives: November 2016

Phage Hunting: Big Wins, Big Losses

Being a phage hunter for two months now, I’ve come to realize that success does not come without failures, trials, and mistakes. That’s exactly what I felt as I searched hours on end for plaques in hopes of someday yielding … Continue reading

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There Are Plenty of Other Phages in Baltimore

“There are plenty of other fish in the sea,” applies to many situations, sharing optimism with someone feeling lost and hopeless. We know it to be true: there have to be other fish out there, since you have a whole … Continue reading

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What phage hunting has taught me about life

–Wendy Xie “This is too cool! It looks exactly like the phage picture in my middle school biology textbook!” This was the first reaction after I saw my phages under the electronic microscopy with my own eyes. With all the … Continue reading

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