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To whom it may concern

By Kate Whitaker “If we know what we were doing, it would not be called research, would it?”                           ~ Albert Einstein None of us know what we are doing. If … Continue reading

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Late to the Phage Party

By Skyler Uhl Unlike most of my fellow classmates, I have yet to isolate a phage of my own.  I was not in  Phage Hunting I last semester, so I was not able to join everyone else in their quest … Continue reading

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Meet my Minion!!

by Jillian Tse As I’m sure you’ve read from the rest of the blog entries by my fellow phage hunters, we have all experienced our share of highs and lows in searching for, isolating, and purifying a phage. Let me … Continue reading

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Phage or not a Phage…That is the Question!

Walking across the beach on campus I could clearly see straight ahead of me just what I was looking for.  It sat poised, ready to join me on a epic journey whose end was unknown.  Step by step I got closer … Continue reading

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Phages, phages and more phages!

by Bettina Wunderlich Phages, phages, phages. That’s all we hear around here, and it makes sense given the name “Phage Hunters”. But if I were reading this for the first time, I would have no idea what a phage is, so … Continue reading

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The Secret to Phages? Be a BOSS.

by Samantha Siow It’s been a long journey. There have been too many times when my partner and I have asked ourselves, “How much longer? Where are the phages? Is there something wrong with us? Do we smell bad? Is … Continue reading

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If At First You Don’t Succeed, Try Try Again…and Again…and Again…

by Ben Szatanek This is the life lesson I have learned so far in my Phage Hunting class: you can’t always be successful on your first attempt at something. I’ve been forced to repeat myself over and over and over…and … Continue reading

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