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About johncotoia

Me: Bacteriophage Hunter, then a Johns Hopkins Undergraduate, followed by the various aspects that constitute my life ...

Analyze This

by John Cotoia I always feel so amazing when I tell people I analyzed the genetic material of a bacteriophage. Most of the time people stare back in bewildered wonder before I begin my litany of explanations, but of course … Continue reading

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Hunting Down the Bacteriophage: Mission Quite Impossible

by John Cotoia The map to obtaining a pure bacteriophage for Mycobacterium smegmatis is not self explanatory; there are dead ends, confounding obstacles, and Jerry-rigged solutions. Testimony to the previous blogs, everyone has their own map to buried treasure, a … Continue reading

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