Tag Archives: BLAST

Annotating genes before Spring Break!

By Annette Wang Phage Hunting this semester has been an interesting change from the fall. We haven’t been in the lab and instead we’ve been sitting in a classroom annotating genes. Doesn’t sound as fun, but it’s been an obstacle … Continue reading

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The Eternal Struggle

By Jody Law Honestly, if I could sum up this semester in one word, it would be “confused”. Last semester, we had a lab manual that was easy to follow (even though we deviated quite a bit). I felt like … Continue reading

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The Struggle Bus

By Deborah Chin First semester was great. I didn’t know what I was doing at times, but I always finished the task at hand somehow. It felt good to actually be in the lab, put on my white coat and … Continue reading

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Bioinformatics…Round 2

You’d think that after months of searching for the best possible starts and stops of genes, blasting base pair sequences, and hhpred-ing protein sequences, two things would occur: 1) We’d know everything there is to know about Manatee’s genome and … Continue reading

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From Bio Lab to Computer Lab

Phage Hunters is back and has been working on annotating Manatee’s genome for three weeks now. It used to take 3 hours to annotate three possible genes, but now we are all pros. We can get 10 genes annotated in … Continue reading

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