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Annotation Guide for School Year 2015-16

We are not making any changes to the Annotation Guide for school year 2015-16. So the current edition is available and ready for printing at PhagesDB. The What’s New document is now ready too! Happy Annotating!

Sequencing Status 2015-16

2015 Sequencing Information

The leaves are changing and the weather is cooling, which can only mean: time to sequence some phage genomes!

A quick reminder that each SEA-PHAGES school can have two genomes sequenced per in silico section they are teaching this year. We recommend that you send at least one backup sample in case one of your ...

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Obituary: The SEA-wiki

Obituary: The SEA-wiki

2008-2015

Age 7, of Chevy Chase, Maryland, the SEA-wiki will pass quietly, while dreaming of electric sheep, on September 30th, 2015.

The only child of Confluence and HHMI, the SEA-wiki, or "Wiks" to his friends, was born in 2008. From birth, Wiks displayed an affinity for 1s and 0s, and so despite prevailing child labor ...

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Message in a Bottle, Issue 5

The new issue of Message in a Bottle is available! Download it here.

Important Dates and Information, 2015-16

We've created a document that we hope will be helpful to SEA-PHAGES faculty who are beginning the 2015-16 academic year. It contains a list of important dates as well as more general information on sequencing, software, membership, archiving, and what's new this year. All in a concise two pages!

We encourage you to ...

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Black and White Printing of Lab Manual

We've heard several times over the years that some schools print the Resource Guide or Lab Manual in Black and White to save some money. We've also heard that some of the lighter green colors barely show up when printed this way. We'd made a Black-and-White-printable version in the past, but special ...

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Message in a Bottle, Issue 4

Message in a Bottle, Issue 4, is now available. Download it here for a snapshot of what was covered in the Symposium faculty meeting.

New Actinobacteriophage Clusters

Dear SEA-PHAGES Faculty,

Following the expansion of our collective phage interests beyond those of Mycobacterium smegmatis mc2 155, SEA-PHAGES has collected a number of new phages on different hosts within the phylum Actinobacteria---in no small part due to your efforts! We are excited about a major push to explore this much broader landscape of microbial ...

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Message in a Bottle, Issue 3

Message in a Bottle, Issue 3, is now available. Download it here to read about new hosts, new websites, and new SEA-PHAGES team members.

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