Tag Archives: isolation

Dear Brutus,

by Andrea Carrassi It is my first semester in Phage Hunting, and I am already loving the challenges that we are faced with as a group. I have become fluent in terms such as HHPred, coding potential, BlastHits, Glimmer, Genemark, … 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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One more chance…

By Derek MacMath Things have certainly been getting exciting here in the JHU Phage Hunters Lab.  People are isolating phages left and right.  At the beginning of every class, everyone rushes over to the counter where our incubated plates wait … Continue reading

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How Does One Capture a Phage?

Phage are everywhere —- some estimate that they constitute the greatest biomass on Earth.  Although ubiquitous, you must expend some effort to isolate one.  How does one capture a phage?  This summer, while I was at Janelia Farm, the research … Continue reading

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