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Abstracts for the 2021 SEA Symposium

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InstitutionFaculty ContactTitleLast ModifiedFiles
Arizona State University Susanne Pfeifer
spfeife1@asu.edu
Complete genome sequence of Microbacterium bacteriophage Erla Mar 16, 2021
11:07 a.m.
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Arizona State University Susanne Pfeifer
spfeife1@asu.edu
Complete genome sequence of Mycobacterium bacteriophage Stinson Mar 16, 2021
7:57 p.m.
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Austin Peay State University Sergei Markov
markovs@apsu.edu
Isolation, characterization and genome annotation of bacteriophages from Clarksville, TN. Mar 16, 2021
10:14 p.m.
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Brigham Young University Julianne Grose
julianne_grose@byu.edu
Isolation and Analysis of Gordonia phage SummitAcademy Mar 11, 2021
7:07 p.m.
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Brigham Young University Julianne Grose
julianne_grose@byu.edu
Isolation and Basic Sequence Analysis of Gordonia rubripertincta Phage AJGECKO Mar 11, 2021
7:15 p.m.
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Brigham Young University Julianne Grose
julianne_grose@byu.edu
Characterizing Gordonia phage AJGECKO Through LIfecycle Analysis Mar 11, 2021
7:24 p.m.
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Brigham Young University Julianne Grose
julianne_grose@byu.edu
Investigating the Phage Genome Packaging Strategy of AJGECKO Apr 8, 2021
7:07 p.m.
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Brigham Young University Julianne Grose
julianne_grose@byu.edu
Mass spectrometry analysis of Gordonia phage AJGECKO Mar 11, 2021
7:44 p.m.
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Brigham Young University Julianne Grose
julianne_grose@byu.edu
Burst Size and Lifecycle Timing of Gordonia rubripertincta Bacteriophage SummitAcademy Mar 12, 2021
3:34 p.m.
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Brigham Young University Don Breakwell
breakwell@byu.edu
Tail Assembly Chaperone Proteins of Microbacterium foliorum Cluster EE Phages Mar 16, 2021
3:27 p.m.
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Brigham Young University Don Breakwell
breakwell@byu.edu
Saratos: A Newly Isolated and Novel Microbacterium foliorum Bacteriophage Mar 16, 2021
3:29 p.m.
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College of Southern Nevada Chelsey McKenna
chelsey.mckenna@csn.edu
Analysis of the novel bacteriophages Figliar and AnarQue Mar 17, 2021
12:07 a.m.
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College of William & Mary Margaret Saha
mssaha@wm.edu
Isolation and Characterization of Two (Semi-)Novel Mycobacteriophages, Calamitous and MadMen Mar 16, 2021
6:54 p.m.
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Colorado State University-Pueblo Amaya Garcia Costas
amaya.garciacostas@csupueblo.edu
Novel phage and novel cluster from Southern Colorado Mar 16, 2021
7:07 p.m.
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Columbia State Community College Elvira Eivazova
eeivazova@columbiastate.edu
Genome Analysis of the novel Cluster EC and EE Bacteriophages Mar 16, 2021
11:59 p.m.
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Drexel University Susan Gurney
smrw@st-andrews.ac.uk
Isolation and characterization of Microbacterium phages through a virtual lab experience Mar 23, 2021
1:02 p.m.
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George Mason University Anne Scherer
aschere2@gmu.edu
Annotation and Analysis of Two Gordonia Phage Genomes, TuertoX and ChisanaKitsune Mar 17, 2021
8:21 p.m.
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Hope College Joseph Stukey
stukey@hope.edu
Mycobacteriophage PenguinLover67: A New Member of Subcluster B9 Mar 17, 2021
12:03 a.m.
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Howard Hughes Medical Institute Danielle Heller
hellerd@hhmi.org
A genome-wide screen of the Cluster K phage Waterfoul reveals genes that inhibit the growth of Mycobacterium smegmatis Mar 16, 2021
6:23 p.m.
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Kansas State University Martha Smith-Caldas
mscaldas@ksu.edu
Potential Roles of Histidine Nucleotide Triad Binding Protein and Methyltransferase in Actinobacteriophages. Mar 25, 2021
12:25 p.m.
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La Sierra University Arturo Diaz
adiaz@lasierra.edu
Fifteen genes from bacteriophage Amelie are toxic when overexpressed in Mycobacterium smegmatis Mar 15, 2021
7:53 p.m.
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La Sierra University Arturo Diaz
adiaz@lasierra.edu
Annotation and Comparative Analysis of Two New Microbacterium foliorum Bacteriophages, Skylord and SBlackberry Mar 15, 2021
8:37 p.m.
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Lehigh University Vassie Ware
vcw0@lehigh.edu
Bioinformatics Discoveries: Investigating Mycobacteriophage Genomic Relationships and Immunity Mechanisms Mar 16, 2021
10:37 a.m.
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Lehigh University Vassie Ware
vcw0@lehigh.edu
Elucidating Mycobacteriophage Butters Gene Functions with the SEA-GENES Research Project at Lehigh Mar 16, 2021
3:56 p.m.
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Lehigh University Vassie Ware
vcw0@lehigh.edu
Cluster N Prophage-mediated Effects on Host Physiology Mar 17, 2021
12:52 a.m.
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LeTourneau University Greg Frederick
GregFrederick@letu.edu
Investigating a Major Facilitator Superfamily Transporter Gene and Genome Sequences Unique to Phages Nikao and Enkosi Mar 19, 2021
9:38 a.m.
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LeTourneau University Greg Frederick
GregFrederick@letu.edu
Comparative Analysis on Extreme Codon Usage Biases in tRNA Genes found in Actinobacteria Phages Mar 18, 2021
6:29 p.m.
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Merrimack College Janine LeBlanc-Straceski
janine.leblancstraceski@merrimack.edu
Argent26 and Quallification and the Typical Arrays of Reverse Small Protein Genes in Cluster E Phage Mar 16, 2021
10:34 p.m.
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Merrimack College Janine LeBlanc-Straceski
janine.leblancstraceski@merrimack.edu
Backyard Boys: Leozinho and Ghoulboy Mar 16, 2021
10:41 p.m.
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Miami University Mitchell Balish
balishmf@miamioh.edu
Writing Pages about Phages: A genomic analysis of novel bacteriophages of Microbacterium foliorum and Mycobacterium smegmatis Apr 1, 2021
5:10 p.m.
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Monmouth College James Godde
jgodde@monmouthcollege.edu
Geovirology: Does geographic proximity correlate with genetic difference? Mar 13, 2021
9:04 a.m.
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New York Institute of Technology Leonidas Salichos
lsalicho@nyit.edu
Viral phylodynamics for three main phage clusters that infect the genus Arthrobacter in United States Mar 16, 2021
7:09 p.m.
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Northwestern College Sara Tolsma
stolsma@nwciowa.edu
Exploring a Transcriptional Regulatory Region in Mycobacteriophage JacoRen57 Mar 13, 2021
4:48 p.m.
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Nyack College Jackie Washington
jacqueline.washington@nyack.edu
Expanding the Diversity of Phages – A Novel Group of Tailless Phages Mar 16, 2021
9:29 p.m.
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Ouachita Baptist University Nathan Reyna
reynan@obu.edu
Hacking the Iceman Genome with High School Students: Mar 11, 2021
1:16 p.m.
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Providence College Kathleen Cornely
kcornely@providence.edu
An Investigation of K2 Mycobacteriophage Lysin A Proteins Mar 16, 2021
1 p.m.
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Purdue University Kari Clase
kclase@purdue.edu
The Future of Food in Phage Structure Mar 16, 2021
3:07 p.m.
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Queensborough Community College Urszula Golebiewska
ugolebiewska@qcc.cuny.edu
Analysis of the genome of BelmontSKP Mar 16, 2021
12:29 p.m.
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Queensborough Community College Urszula Golebiewska
ugolebiewska@qcc.cuny.edu
Observations and Annotations on the Phage Neptune Mar 16, 2021
12:59 p.m.
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SUNY Old Westbury Christos Noutsos
noutsosc@oldwestbury.edu
Selective pressure in a region of Raythefirefly a DB cluster gemone Mar 15, 2021
1:06 p.m.
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Tarleton State University Dustin Edwards
dcedwards@tarleton.edu
Modulation of Bacterial Host Phenotypes by Mycobacteriophage Pixie Gene Products Mar 20, 2021
1:21 a.m.
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The Ohio State University Sarah Ball
ball.1766@osu.edu
Annotation and Analysis of Two Cluster AU1 Phage, CastorTray and DevitoJr Mar 16, 2021
11:27 p.m.
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University of California, Los Angeles Jordan Parker
jordan.p.parker@kp.org
Utilizing Comparative Genomic Analysis to Define Superclusters as a Method for Understanding Intercluster Phage Diversity Across Different Host Types Mar 16, 2021
9:19 p.m.
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University of California, Los Angeles Jordan Parker
jordan.p.parker@kp.org
Comparative Genomic Analysis of Cluster H Mycobacteriophages Reveals Conserved Motif and Intra-cluster Variation Mar 16, 2021
9:32 p.m.
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University of California, Los Angeles Amanda Freise
afreise@ucla.edu
Novel application of dimensionality reduction and marker analysis enables comprehensive analysis of Mycobacteriophage diversity Mar 17, 2021
12:42 a.m.
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University of Colorado at Boulder Christy Fillman
christy.fillman@Colorado.EDU
Characterizing Genetic Elements in the Cluster O Mycobacteriophage Blessica Mar 17, 2021
3:33 p.m.
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University of Colorado at Boulder Nancy Guild
nancy.guild@colorado.edu
An Entomopathogenic Bacteria-Like Insecticidal Toxin With ADP-Ribosyltransferase Activity Characterized In A2 Mycobacteriophage BengiVuitton Mar 17, 2021
5:09 p.m.
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University of Colorado at Boulder Christy Fillman
christy.fillman@Colorado.EDU
Gene Function Similarities and Genome Synteny Suggest Evolutionary Relationships Between Bacteriophages Mar 17, 2021
6:08 p.m.
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University of Connecticut Johann Gogarten
gogarten@uconn.edu
The Intein in the Terminase of Actinobacteriophage Zooman (Cluster GD) Mar 17, 2021
1:39 p.m.
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University of Ibadan Olubusuyi Moses Adewumi
adewumi1@hotmail.com
Computational Analysis of Gordonia Bacteriophage Phishy Genome Sequence Mar 10, 2021
12:56 p.m.
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University of Ibadan Olubusuyi Moses Adewumi
adewumi1@hotmail.com
Complete Genome Sequence Annotation of Microbacterium Bacteriophage Dothraki Apr 6, 2021
2:21 p.m.
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University of Ibadan Olubusuyi Moses Adewumi
adewumi1@hotmail.com
Impact of the SEA-PHAGES program on the Ibadan Bacteriophage Research Team Mar 11, 2021
5:23 a.m.
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University of Maine, Honors College Sally Molloy
sally.dixon@maine.edu
Characterization of prophiG122-2 from clinical Mycobacterium abscessus strain G122: a novel cluster A1 prophage Mar 15, 2021
7:41 p.m.
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University of Maine, Honors College Sally Molloy
sally.dixon@maine.edu
Mycobacterium abscessus ProphageG72-1: no polymoprhic toxin but still in with the cluster MabD kin Mar 16, 2021
3:52 p.m.
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University of Maine, Honors College Melody Neely
melody.neely@maine.edu
Mab Cluster C prophages prophiA315 and prophiG190 provide Mycobacterium abscessus clinical isolates with Esx-like toxin systems. Mar 16, 2021
12:53 p.m.
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University of Maryland, Baltimore County Steve Caruso
scaruso@umbc.edu
There’s no such thing as overpacking: do phages compensate for GC content mismatch by bringing their own tRNAs? Mar 16, 2021
3:40 p.m.
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University of North Texas Lee Hughes
lhughes@unt.edu
Isolation and Preliminary Annotation of 5 Streptomyces griseus and 1 Streptomyces sanglieri Bacteriophages Mar 16, 2021
4:28 p.m.
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University of Ottawa Adam Rudner
arudner@uottawa.ca
Investigation of the Translational Frameshift within EA Bacteriophage Tail Assembly Chaperones Mar 16, 2021
11:11 p.m.
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University of South Florida Richard Pollenz
pollenz@usf.edu
Annotation of VanLee, a Unique Singleton Actinobacteriophage that Infects Multiple Gordonia Strains Mar 15, 2021
3:09 p.m.
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University of South Florida Richard Pollenz
pollenz@usf.edu
Identification of a novel cytotoxic protein in Mycobacterium phage Girr Mar 16, 2021
2:03 p.m.
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University of South Florida Richard Pollenz
pollenz@usf.edu
Bioinformatic Analysis of the Major Capsid Protein from Bacteriophages between Clusters Mar 16, 2021
6:57 p.m.
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University of the Sciences in Philadelphia C. Nicole Sunnen
c.sunnen@usciences.edu
Beeming Across the World of Phages Mar 12, 2021
3:20 p.m.
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University of the Sciences in Philadelphia C. Nicole Sunnen
c.sunnen@usciences.edu
Shine a Light on Beem Annotation Mar 12, 2021
3:24 p.m.
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University of the Sciences in Philadelphia C. Nicole Sunnen
c.sunnen@usciences.edu
Investigating the Presence of Promoters and Terminators in Phage Beem Mar 12, 2021
3:29 p.m.
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University of the Sciences in Philadelphia C. Nicole Sunnen
c.sunnen@usciences.edu
Annotation of E Cluster Phage Filch, and its Comparison to TB-infecting Singleton Phages Mar 12, 2021
3:33 p.m.
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University of the Sciences in Philadelphia C. Nicole Sunnen
c.sunnen@usciences.edu
Shining a Beem of Light on Phages Mar 12, 2021
3:42 p.m.
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University of the Sciences in Philadelphia C. Nicole Sunnen
c.sunnen@usciences.edu
Who’s Bigger than Rasputia? Mar 12, 2021
4 p.m.
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Western Kentucky University Claire Rinehart
claire.rinehart@wku.edu
Five Mycobacterium Phages: Sunshine924 (A1), PetiteSangsue (A4), Sparxx (A4), Cookiedough (A6), Peacemeal1 (A10). Mar 17, 2021
12:06 a.m.
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Western Kentucky University Claire Rinehart
claire.rinehart@wku.edu
Four Mycobacterium Phages: Leviathan (A2), Miculucigas (A2), Thresher (E), and Wiggen (E). Mar 17, 2021
12:28 a.m.
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Winthrop University Victoria Frost
frostv@winthrop.edu
Characterizing the Function of Bacteriophage Cain Genes in Host Mycobacterium smegmatis Mar 16, 2021
1:16 p.m.
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Student-Presented Abstracts, DO NOT Consider For Talks
InstitutionFaculty ContactTitleLast ModifiedFiles
Allegany College of Maryland Steven Heninger
sheninger@allegany.edu
Uniquely Similar: A Summary of Strathdee Mar 17, 2021
9:12 p.m.
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Benedictine University Tiara Perez Morales
tperezmorales@ben.edu
Twitch mycobacteriophage genome annotation by BIOL1195 undergraduate students Mar 16, 2021
3:40 p.m.
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Brigham Young University Don Breakwell
breakwell@byu.edu
The Genome of Microbacterium foliorum phage Mandalorian Mar 16, 2021
3:10 p.m.
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Brigham Young University Don Breakwell
breakwell@byu.edu
Comparative Genomic Analysis of M. foliorum Cluster EE Phages Mar 16, 2021
3:18 p.m.
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Brigham Young University Don Breakwell
breakwell@byu.edu
Characterization of novel Microbacterium foliorum bacteriophage Bri160 Mar 16, 2021
3:22 p.m.
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Brigham Young University Don Breakwell
breakwell@byu.edu
A Comparative Analysis of Microbacterium foliorum Phage Subclusters EA5 Through EA11 Mar 16, 2021
3:42 p.m.
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Brigham Young University Don Breakwell
breakwell@byu.edu
The Remarkably Homogenous EA2 Subcluster of Microbacterium foliorum Phages Mar 16, 2021
3:43 p.m.
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Calvin University John Wertz
jwertz59@calvin.edu
Isolation and analysis of Gordonia phages Phabuloso and APunk Mar 16, 2021
5:56 p.m.
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Carthage College Deb Tobiason
dtobiason@carthage.edu
Hybrid Hunting for Phages: Discovery and Isolation of Six Mycobacteriophages Mar 16, 2021
11:05 a.m.
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Coastal Carolina University Daniel Williams
dwilliams@coastal.edu
Uncovering Gene Functions of the Mycobacteriophage Phayonce Mar 16, 2021
2:44 p.m.
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College of Charleston Christine Byrum
byrumc@cofc.edu
Genome Sequences of the F1 Subcluster Mycobacteriophages Awesomesauce and LastJedi Apr 2, 2021
1:58 a.m.
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College of Charleston Christine Byrum
byrumc@cofc.edu
Annotation of the Q Cluster Mycobacteriophage Luna22 Genome Mar 16, 2021
1:29 a.m.
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College of Charleston Christine Byrum
byrumc@cofc.edu
Genome Annotation of Subcluster L2 Mycobacteriophage Netyap Mar 16, 2021
1:46 a.m.
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College of St. Scholastica Daniel Westholm
dwesthol@css.edu
Elucidation of Gene Function in Cluster P Mycobacteriophage Brusacoram Mar 16, 2021
11:41 a.m.
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College of St. Scholastica Daniel Westholm
dwesthol@css.edu
Comparative Genomics of a 2000 bp Insert in A6 Mycobacteriophages Mar 16, 2021
1:14 p.m.
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College of St. Scholastica Daniel Westholm
dwesthol@css.edu
Minor Tail Protein Differences in Cluster A3 Mycobacteriophages May Contribute to Expanded Host Range Mar 16, 2021
1:48 p.m.
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Collin College Bridgette Kirkpatrick
bkirkpatrick@collin.edu
Annotation of the M. foliorum specific EA1 Bacteriophage SJay Mar 16, 2021
3:49 p.m.
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Culver-Stockton College Esa Seegulam
mseegulam@culver.edu
Isolation and Characterization of Mycobacteriophage DrSeegs Mar 18, 2021
10:50 a.m.
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Doane University Erin Doyle
erin.doyle@doane.edu
GENOME ANNOTATION OF GORDONIA PHAGE NORVS IN THE CQ SUBCLUSTER Mar 16, 2021
2:51 p.m.
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Durham Technical Community College Marie Fogarty
fogartym@durhamtech.edu
Tracking Down Tracker and Sephiroth: Using DOGEMS to Identify Gordonia terrae Bacteriophages Mar 17, 2021
8:12 a.m.
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Fayetteville State University Kristen Delaney-Nguyen
kdelaney@uncfsu.edu
Annotation of Microbacterium Phage MrWorldwide, a Member of the EA1 Subcluster Mar 15, 2021
12:13 p.m.
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Gonzaga University Joey Haydock
haydock@gonzaga.edu
Three new Microbacterium foliorum EE cluster phages, Octopus, BoomRoasted, and Aztec Mar 16, 2021
6:13 p.m.
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Gonzaga University Ann-Scott Ettinger
ettingera@gonzaga.edu
Five New EG Cluster Phages: Phabia, Rudy, Namago, Jehoshaphat, and Blab Mar 17, 2021
midnight
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Gonzaga University Ann-Scott Ettinger
ettingera@gonzaga.edu
Mycobacteriophage SoSeph: Which K5 Cluster phages are the closest relatives? Mar 16, 2021
11:50 p.m.
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Gonzaga University William Ettinger
ettinger@gonzaga.edu
EK1 microbacteriophages CrunchyBoi and PineapplePluto Mar 17, 2021
1:18 a.m.
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Howard University Mary Ayuk
mary.ayuk@howard.edu
Analysis of Diverse Temperate Phages Mar 29, 2021
9:36 a.m.
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Howard University Courtney Robinson
courtney.robinson@howard.edu
Annotation of Cluster B Phages Freya, True and Lars Mar 29, 2021
9:38 a.m.
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Illinois Wesleyan University Dave Bollivar
dbolliva@iwu.edu
Illinois Wesleyan’s Welcome Phage Annotation Mar 25, 2021
10:58 a.m.
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Illinois Wesleyan University Dave Bollivar
dbolliva@iwu.edu
Pickles13: A Dill-Lightful Bacteriophage Discovery Mar 25, 2021
11:02 a.m.
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Iowa State University Nick Peters
ntpeters@iastate.edu
In-Person Phage Discovery During a Pandemic Mar 16, 2021
11:05 a.m.
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Iowa State University Nick Peters
ntpeters@iastate.edu
Carrying the Torch: revising annotations started, but never finished Mar 17, 2021
1:13 p.m.
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James Madison University Steve Cresawn
cresawsg@jmu.edu
Genomic characterization of Mycobacteriophages HarveySr and Gravaillia Mar 16, 2021
3:56 p.m.
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James Madison University Louise Temple
templelm@jmu.edu
The Bobb family grows up Mar 23, 2021
12:43 p.m.
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Montclair State University Kirsten Monsen-Collar
monsenk@mail.montclair.edu
Tomlarah, Jemmno, and Sham4: Three Novel Mycobacterium phage Mar 16, 2021
6:51 p.m.
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Neumann University Matthew Mastropaolo
mastropm@neumann.edu
A Comparison of Southeastern Pennsylvania Microbacterium Phage Using DNA Sequencing, Gel Electrophoresis, and Host Range experiments Mar 16, 2021
11:22 a.m.
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New York Institute of Technology Bryan Gibb
bgibb@nyit.edu
Investigation of lytic behavior of phage Eraser from a cluster of temperate phages. Mar 16, 2021
11:28 p.m.
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Northern State University Jon Mitchell
jon.mitchell@northern.edu
Bacteriophage Isolation against Actinomycete Gordonia rubripertincta and Bioinformatic Characterization of the Bacteriophages Sopespian and PsychoKiller. Mar 16, 2021
5:35 p.m.
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Northwestern College Sara Tolsma
stolsma@nwciowa.edu
Genetic Annotation of Bacteriophages MScarn, Knocker, and Neos5 Mar 15, 2021
12:03 p.m.
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Northwestern College Sara Tolsma
stolsma@nwciowa.edu
Stormbreaker8 and A3Wally Bacteriophage Genome Annotations Mar 13, 2021
3:41 p.m.
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Northwestern College Sara Tolsma
stolsma@nwciowa.edu
Investigating Gene Functions in Mycobacteriophage Island3​ Mar 13, 2021
4:19 p.m.
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Purdue University Kari Clase
kclase@purdue.edu
Investigation of C1 cluster mycobacteriophage Izajani Mar 15, 2021
4:35 p.m.
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Purdue University Kari Clase
kclase@purdue.edu
Comparative Analysis of Predictive 3D Atomic Modelling Programs with Mycobacteriophage Delylah Proteins Mar 15, 2021
4:53 p.m.
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Purdue University Kari Clase
kclase@purdue.edu
Understanding similarities and differences between membrane proteins in mycobacteriophage Izajani Mar 15, 2021
6:42 p.m.
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Purdue University Kari Clase
kclase@purdue.edu
Using unconventional programs to aid in the annotation of the mycobacteriophage ScoobyDoobyDoo annotation Mar 16, 2021
5:04 p.m.
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Purdue University Kari Clase
kclase@purdue.edu
Visualizing Bacteriophage Evolution through Sequence and Structural Phylogeny of Lysin and Terminase Proteins Mar 16, 2021
6:32 p.m.
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Purdue University Kari Clase
kclase@purdue.edu
A Machine Learning Approach to Bacteriophage Function Call Annotation Mar 18, 2021
12:15 a.m.
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Salem State University Amy Sprenkle
asprenkle@salemstate.edu
Discovery and Annotation of Microbacterium foliorum phage Juicer and Gordonia rubripertincta phage GiKK. Mar 13, 2021
5:34 p.m.
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Salish Kootenai College Ranalda Tsosie
ranalda_tsosie@skc.edu
The Learning Curves of Bacteriophage Hunting Mar 30, 2021
4:17 p.m.
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Southern Connecticut State University Nicholas Edgington
EdgingtonN1@SouthernCT.edu
All in 'Z' family: Annotation and analysis of two new Cluster AZ members from SCSU Mar 22, 2021
9:18 p.m.
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Southern Maine Community College Brian Tarbox
btarbox@smccme.edu
Amphibious Phage Mar 15, 2021
8:47 a.m.
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State University of New York-Plattsburgh Alyssa Gleichsner
aglei002@plattsburgh.edu
The discovery and annotation of bacteriophage Lola20 Apr 1, 2021
2:54 p.m.
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SUNY Old Westbury Jillian Nissen
nissenj@oldwestbury.edu
Annotating Akhila’s genome, a first encounter with Bioinformatics. Mar 11, 2021
1:06 p.m.
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Tarleton State University Dustin Edwards
dcedwards@tarleton.edu
Isolation of Duplicate Cluster EE Bacteriophage PurpleGoat Mar 16, 2021
6:06 p.m.
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Tarleton State University Dustin Edwards
dcedwards@tarleton.edu
Isolation and Annotation of Cluster EB Bacteriophage IndyLu Mar 16, 2021
6:07 p.m.
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Tarleton State University Dustin Edwards
dcedwards@tarleton.edu
Bacteriophage Jewell, Isolated from a Microbacterium foliorum Culture Mar 16, 2021
5:08 p.m.
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Tarleton State University Dustin Edwards
dcedwards@tarleton.edu
Bacteriophage Tank18, Isolated from a Microbacterium foliorum Culture Mar 17, 2021
5:05 p.m.
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Tarleton State University Dustin Edwards
dcedwards@tarleton.edu
Amplification and Cloning of Mycobacteriophage Pixie Genes Mar 16, 2021
5:38 p.m.
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University of California, Los Angeles Jordan Parker
jordan.p.parker@kp.org
Comparative analyses of dissimilarity in Cluster A phages highlighting the non-uniform continuum of diversity Mar 16, 2021
9:03 p.m.
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University of California, Los Angeles Jordan Parker
jordan.p.parker@kp.org
Singleton Phage Dori Reveals Complex Relationships with Singleton and Clustered Phages Mar 16, 2021
9:09 p.m.
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University of California, Los Angeles Jordan Parker
jordan.p.parker@kp.org
Characterization of Genome Mosaicism in Cluster E Mycobacteriophages Mar 16, 2021
9:11 p.m.
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University of California, Los Angeles Jordan Parker
jordan.p.parker@kp.org
Comparative Genomic Analysis Between Mycobacterium Singletons and Clustered Mycobacteriophages Mar 16, 2021
9:14 p.m.
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University of California, Los Angeles Jordan Parker
jordan.p.parker@kp.org
Comparative Genomic Analysis of Mycobacteriophage Cluster W to other Mycobacteriophage Clusters Mar 16, 2021
9:16 p.m.
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University of California, Los Angeles Jordan Parker
jordan.p.parker@kp.org
Cluster H: Inter and Intra-cluster Relationships Mar 16, 2021
9:21 p.m.
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University of California, Los Angeles Jordan Parker
jordan.p.parker@kp.org
Non-Conserved Regions in the Cluster E Phages Genome Reveal Relationship with Cluster J Mar 16, 2021
9:24 p.m.
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University of California, Los Angeles Jordan Parker
jordan.p.parker@kp.org
Genomic Comparison Reveals Similarities between Low GC% Mycobacteriophages Infecting M.smegmatis Mar 16, 2021
9:27 p.m.
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University of California, Los Angeles Jordan Parker
jordan.p.parker@kp.org
Conservation of the Lysis Cassette in Mycobacterium and Gordonia Phages Mar 16, 2021
9:29 p.m.
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University of California, Los Angeles Amanda Freise
afreise@ucla.edu
Exploring Genomic Conservation in Actinobacteriophages with Small Genomes Mar 16, 2021
11:54 p.m.
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University of California, Los Angeles Amanda Freise
afreise@ucla.edu
Prolate Phages From Specific Hosts Show Conservation of the Major Capsid Protein Gene Mar 17, 2021
12:12 a.m.
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University of Central Oklahoma Hari Kotturi
hkotturi@uco.edu
The Isolation and Characterization of a Temperate Phage Cogvinedu using Arthrobacter sp. KY3901 Mar 16, 2021
8:55 a.m.
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University of Connecticut Johann Gogarten
gogarten@uconn.edu
Codon Usage in Actinobacteriophage Zooman (Cluster GD) Versus its Host Microbacterium foliorum Mar 17, 2021
1:39 p.m.
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University of Evansville Joyce Stamm
js383@evansville.edu
Identifying the tail assembly chaperone programmed translational frameshift in BK cluster phages Mar 25, 2021
1:54 p.m.
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University of Hawaii at Manoa Megan Porter
mlporter@hawaii.edu
Complete genome sequences and syntenic comparisons of bacteriophages from Hawai'i (EastWest, KeAli'i) Mar 22, 2021
10:46 p.m.
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University of Houston-Downtown Sanghamitra Saha
sahas@uhd.edu
Isolation and annotation of Xitlalli, a cluster EK phage Mar 25, 2021
6:19 p.m.
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University of Louisiana at Monroe Ann Findley
afindley@ulm.edu
Annotation and Comparative Analysis of Gordonia phage Baddon (Cluster DE1) Mar 16, 2021
8:18 a.m.
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University of Maine, Honors College Sally Molloy
sally.dixon@maine.edu
An APB on Mab Cluster C prophages prophiG73-1 and prophiA353-2: Armed and dangerous Mar 16, 2021
3:53 p.m.
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University of Maine, Honors College Melody Neely
melody.neely@maine.edu
Genomic Analysis of Novel Bacteriophage ProphiA311-1 Mar 16, 2021
12:42 p.m.
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University of Maine, Honors College Melody Neely
melody.neely@maine.edu
An analysis of Mycobacteriophage prophiA353-3 Mar 16, 2021
12:45 p.m.
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University of Mary Washington Swati Agrawal
sagrawal@umw.edu
Phage Hunting at the University of Mary Washington Apr 2, 2021
11:35 p.m.
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University of Massachusetts Amherst Jessica Rocheleau
jmrocheleau@umass.edu
FrankAM and TatarkaPM: identical EA1 Microbacteriophages Mar 16, 2021
5:33 p.m.
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University of Massachusetts Amherst Jessica Rocheleau
jmrocheleau@umass.edu
All Hail Bacteriophages! The Genomic Annotation of the Mycobacteriophage Hail Mar 16, 2021
5:37 p.m.
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University of Massachusetts Amherst Jessica Rocheleau
jmrocheleau@umass.edu
Discovery and gene annotation of Microbacterium foliorum phage Concrete Mar 16, 2021
6:23 p.m.
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University of Nebraska-Lincoln Catherine Chia
cchia1@unl.edu
Isolation of phage that infect Gordonia rubripertincta and annotation of Nithya and Vine Mar 16, 2021
1:02 p.m.
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University of Nevada Las Vegas Philippos Tsourkas
philippos.tsourkas@unlv.edu
Genome sequence of cluster A6 phage Hoot and cluster G1 phage Jolene, from Las Vegas, Nevada Mar 16, 2021
10:05 p.m.
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University of Ottawa Adam Rudner
arudner@uottawa.ca
Characterization of the Beautiful Bacteriophage Zeina Mar 16, 2021
11:10 p.m.
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University of Ottawa Adam Rudner
arudner@uottawa.ca
THE DEEP SECRETS OF EK2 CLUSTER BACTERIOPHAGE YAFA Mar 16, 2021
4:19 p.m.
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University of Ottawa Adam Rudner
arudner@uottawa.ca
Every Path Has a Muddy Puddle: Classification and Analysis of a New FE Bacteriophage Mar 16, 2021
11:12 p.m.
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University of Ottawa Adam Rudner
arudner@uottawa.ca
A Canadian Cluster of AZ Bacteriophages Mar 16, 2021
11:13 p.m.
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University of Pittsburgh Kristen Butela
kab340@pitt.edu
The genetic diversity of Gordonia phages may offer insights into the mechanisms that control viral host range Mar 16, 2021
3:07 p.m.
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University of South Florida Richard Pollenz
pollenz@usf.edu
An Analysis of Possible Cytotoxicity and Defense Characteristics of Mycobacterium Phage Girr Gene 40 Mar 15, 2021
4:01 p.m.
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University of South Florida Richard Pollenz
pollenz@usf.edu
Phenotypic Analysis of Gene 43 Function in Mycobacteriophage Girr Mar 16, 2021
1:25 p.m.
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University of South Florida Richard Pollenz
pollenz@usf.edu
Analysis of Bacteriophage Girr Hypothetical Gene 67 using Phenotypic Assays Mar 16, 2021
1:29 p.m.
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University of South Florida Richard Pollenz
pollenz@usf.edu
Research and investigation into the function and characteristics of Girr Gene 49 Mar 16, 2021
1:33 p.m.
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University of South Florida Richard Pollenz
pollenz@usf.edu
Analysis of Gene 78 of the Bacteriophage Girr Genome Mar 16, 2021
1:36 p.m.
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University of South Florida Richard Pollenz
pollenz@usf.edu
Functional Analysis of Gene 89 in Mycobacterium phage Girr through Cytotoxicity and Immunity Assays Mar 16, 2021
1:38 p.m.
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University of South Florida Richard Pollenz
pollenz@usf.edu
Toxicity Analysis of Mycobacterium Phage Girr’s Gene 29 Mar 16, 2021
1:48 p.m.
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University of South Florida Richard Pollenz
pollenz@usf.edu
Analysis of bacteriophage Girr gene 86 properties Mar 16, 2021
1:51 p.m.
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University of South Florida Richard Pollenz
pollenz@usf.edu
The Analysis of GIRR gp42 in Several Phenotypic Assays Mar 16, 2021
2:27 p.m.
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University of South Florida Richard Pollenz
pollenz@usf.edu
Analysis of cytotoxicity and defense functions of bacteriophage Girr’s gene 83 in host Mycobacterium smegmatis Mar 16, 2021
2:29 p.m.
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University of South Florida Richard Pollenz
pollenz@usf.edu
The Cloning and Evaluation of Mycobacterium Phage Girr Gene 28 Mar 16, 2021
3:29 p.m.
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University of South Florida Richard Pollenz
pollenz@usf.edu
Gene 7 of Mycobacterium Girr Analysis for Cytotoxicity and Immunity Mar 16, 2021
3:31 p.m.
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University of South Florida Richard Pollenz
pollenz@usf.edu
Determining the Function of Gene 77 in Mycobacterium Phage Girr Mar 16, 2021
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University of South Florida Richard Pollenz
pollenz@usf.edu
Research and Analysis of the Function of Gene 30 in Mycobacterium Phage Girr Mar 16, 2021
3:38 p.m.
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University of South Florida Richard Pollenz
pollenz@usf.edu
Annotation of the DE3 Cluster Gordonia Phage EdmundFerry Mar 16, 2021
9:03 p.m.
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University of Southern California Christa Bancroft
cbancrof@usc.edu
Finding Fun in Fefferhead and Polishing Up the Genome of ShamWow Mar 11, 2021
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University of the Sciences in Philadelphia C. Nicole Sunnen
c.sunnen@usciences.edu
Analysis of unknown gene functions in the bacteriophage NormanBulbieJr Mar 16, 2021
3:21 p.m.
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University of Wisconsin-River Falls Karen Klyczek
karen.k.klyczek@uwrf.edu
Introducing Footloose, a new singleton phage with an intriguing origin story Mar 17, 2021
2:26 a.m.
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Virginia Commonwealth University Allison Johnson
aajohnson@vcu.edu
Hunting for Phage Darren During a Pandemic Mar 16, 2021
10:22 a.m.
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Virginia Commonwealth University Allison Johnson
aajohnson@vcu.edu
Genome Annotation of Bacillus Phage Darren Mar 16, 2021
10:06 a.m.
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Virginia Commonwealth University Allison Johnson
aajohnson@vcu.edu
Comparative Genomics of Darren, BillyBob and MrBubbles Mar 16, 2021
10:19 a.m.
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Virginia State University Andrea Beyer
abeyer@vsu.edu
Sarge in Charge: A genomic annotation and analysis of FB Arthrobacteriophage Sarge Mar 16, 2021
5:30 p.m.
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Virginia Tech Stephanie Voshell
svoshell@vt.edu
GoldenSpark: A temperate phage with a troublesome genome Mar 16, 2021
12:20 p.m.
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Virginia Tech Stephanie Voshell
svoshell@vt.edu
Seeing double: A case study of gene duplication in Mycobacteriophage GoldenSpark Mar 16, 2021
12:26 p.m.
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Virginia Tech Stephanie Voshell
svoshell@vt.edu
Mycobacteriophage Duplicity: A temperate N cluster phage Mar 16, 2021
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Western Carolina University Maria Gainey
mdgainey@email.wcu.edu
The Sequencing and Annotation of Two “Vintage” Actinobacteriophages Culver and StolenFromERC Discovered at Western Carolina University Mar 16, 2021
10:28 p.m.
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Winthrop University Kristi Westover
westoverk@winthrop.edu
Isolating, Purifying, and Characterizing Mycobacterium Bacteriophages Collected from Soil on the Winthrop University Campus Mar 16, 2021
10:33 a.m.
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Winthrop University Kristi Westover
westoverk@winthrop.edu
Genome Annotation of Bacteriophages Allegro and Moostard Mar 16, 2021
10:45 a.m.
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Worcester Polytechnic Institute JoAnn Whitefleet-Smith
jaws@wpi.edu
Exploring the Relationship Between Environment and GC Content in Bacteriophages Mar 16, 2021
2:30 p.m.
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Worcester Polytechnic Institute JoAnn Whitefleet-Smith
jaws@wpi.edu
Genes of Unknown Function Mar 16, 2021
2:38 p.m.
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Drexel University Brett Condon
bmc327@drexel.edu
Efforts to deliver authentic lab experiences to students in a virtual lab: adapting SEA-PHAGES to Zoom Mar 17, 2021
2:07 p.m.
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University of Connecticut Johann Gogarten
gogarten@uconn.edu
Inteins in the Terminase of Actinophages – Parasites all the Way Down? Mar 15, 2021
7:25 p.m.
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University of Nevada Las Vegas Philippos Tsourkas
philippos.tsourkas@unlv.edu
Phage Commander, an app for rapid gene identification in bacteriophage genomes using multiple programs Mar 16, 2021
7:05 p.m.
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University of Pittsburgh Kristen Butela
kab340@pitt.edu
A Hybrid Approach to Teaching the SEA-PHAGES Phage Discovery Lab Course Mar 12, 2021
10:33 a.m.
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University of Pittsburgh Beckie Bortz
rlb6@pitt.edu
Teaching Gene Prediction Programs May 17, 2021
6:38 p.m.
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University of South Florida Richard Pollenz
pollenz@usf.edu
A Quick Proteomic Analysis Using SDS-PAGE that can be added to the SEA PHAGES Course to Assess a "Phage Protein Profile” Mar 16, 2021
6:55 p.m.
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University of West Florida Kari Clifton
kclifton@uwf.edu
MrGreen, in the lab, with a pipette Mar 16, 2021
3:55 p.m.
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Western Carolina University Jamie Wallen
jamiewallen@email.wcu.edu
Crystal Structure of a Cluster A2 Immunity Repressor Bound to DNA Sheds New Light on Transcriptional Silencing Mar 15, 2021
4:37 p.m.
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Western Carolina University Maria Gainey
mdgainey@email.wcu.edu
The Search for a Novel Repressor Gene in Cluster M Bacteriophages Mar 16, 2021
9:40 p.m.
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Western Kentucky University Rodney King
rodney.king@wku.edu
The first SEA-GENES experience at Western Kentucky University Mar 16, 2021
12:01 p.m.
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Lehigh University Vassie Ware
vcw0@lehigh.edu
Drivers of Recombination between Phage Genomes: Mycobacteriophage Butters prophage-mediated constraints on Island3 infection of Mycobacterium smegmatis Mar 16, 2021
11 p.m.
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Purdue University Kari Clase
kclase@purdue.edu
New Methods of Phage Protein Study: From Statistical Analysis to Simulations Mar 15, 2021
12:54 p.m.
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Purdue University Lauren Novak
novak34@purdue.edu
Purdue University SEA-PHAGES Course Structure and Adaptation During Covid-19 Mar 15, 2021
5:03 p.m.
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Purdue University Kari Clase
kclase@purdue.edu
Proteomic and Lipidomic Analysis of Mycobacteriophage FrenchFry Mass Spectrometry Data Mar 16, 2021
4:29 p.m.
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Saint Joseph's University Julia Lee-Soety
jlee04@sju.edu
Mycobacteriophages in the B1 cluster discovered at and around Saint Joseph’s University. Mar 21, 2021
9:26 p.m.
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University of Louisiana at Monroe Ann Findley
afindley@ulm.edu
Annotation and Comparative Analysis of Two Cluster DJ Phages Isolated From Different Gordonia Host Species Mar 16, 2021
10:39 a.m.
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