Tag Archives: Manatee

A Phage Symposium

On June 8th I had the pleasure of representing our Phage Hunters class at the SEA Phage Symposium. The setting was beautiful at the HHMI Janelia Farm Research Campus – the center of the Phage Hunting network for the weekend. … Continue reading

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And back to the lab!

After 8 weeks of annotating our dear little Manatee’s genome and working incessantly on our computers we finally get to welcome back our beloved wet lab! Don’t get me wrong, I thought annotating the genome was an amazing experience and … Continue reading

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How to Annotate a Genome

Second semester in Phage Hunting has been completely different from the fall. Last semester, we were in a standard biology lab every class, performing titer assays and streaks to isolate our own unique phage. I became the proud parent of … Continue reading

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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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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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Tough Choices

By Derek MacMath We are now at the midpoint of our spring semester here at Hopkins, and the time has come to make some touch choices.  Tough choices about how to finish the first half of the class, and tough … Continue reading

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