Updates, thoughts, comments, clarifications, serial commas, and more from the PhagesDB team. This is where we'll keep you up-to-date with the latest news and info related to the bacteriophage world.
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Apr 24, 2014
As the academic year moves towards its end, there are a couple of deadlines SEA-PHAGES participants should be aware of.
The deadline for submitting abstracts to be considered for talks or posters at the 6th Annual SEA-PHAGES Symposium is Monday, April …
Dr. Welkin H Pope
Jan 21, 2014
A new update to DNA Master addresses the recent problem of intermittent and skipped BLAST hits when BLASTing a complete genome. Make sure to update your program by going to Help-->Update DNA Master
and then closing and relaunching your program.
Nov 25, 2013
Many of you in the SEA have been doing some phage sequencing on your own, and some of you have been using Ion Torrent PGMs to do that sequencing. We at Pitt have been working with our PGM for over …
Sep 16, 2013
For those of you in the SEA-PHAGES program out there, I hope the school year is off to a fantastic start, and new phages are being isolated all over the place. We're excited to see what you're finding!
More so this …
May 9, 2013
Guesses for the Grand Challenge have been submitted, the winners have been notified, and I'm impressed and excited by the diversity of approaches taken to attempt to solve this problem. It should make for some excellent poster-browsing and an interesting …