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Good company makes for good conversation: the 2014 SEA-PHAGES Symposium

Just about a week ago, I had the wonderful privilege of attending the 6th annual SEA-PHAGES Symposium. Situated on the gorgeous Janelia Farm Research Campus in Virginia, the symposium lasted for a whole weekend and hosted more than 240 students … Continue reading

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It’s in our jeans…or rather, our genes!

By Elizabeth Liu I started the semester super excited that I was enrolled in phage hunting. It was one of my favorite classes last semester and I would look forward to it every Monday and Wednesday – it was very … Continue reading

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Ingredients for isolating and growing a phage: sugar, spice, everything nice…and just a pinch of luck

By Elizabeth Liu I thought I knew what I was getting into when I enrolled in phage hunting. A two-and-a-half hour lab every Monday and Wednesday? I got this. Digging in the dirt with a spoon in front of gawking … Continue reading

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