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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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2014 Faculty Retreat and Symposium Wrap-Up

Phew!

Here's a look at the video Kevin made.

Postdoc Opportunity at the University of Florida

We wanted to pass along the following opportunity that recently came to our attention.  If you know of any SEA-PHAGES alumni who are finishing up graduate degrees and still have an interest in Mycobacteria, please let them know!

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From Dr. Roy Curtiss III:

Josephine Clark-Curtiss and I are relocating our lab ...

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Abstract Submission for the 2015 SEA-PHAGES Symposium

It's that time of year: weather is warming, spring semesters are winding down, and taxes and Symposium abstracts are due.

This year, the due date for submitting abstracts for the 7th Annual SEA-PHAGES Symposium is 11:59 pm on April 21, 2015.

To submit an abstract for the meeting, you must be a verified ...

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Message in a Bottle, Issue 2

Issue #2 of Message in a Bottle, the SEA-PHAGES newsletter, is now available.  See the 17 schools that will be joining the program in 2015-16, hear from Graham, and see who the keynote speaker at this year's Symposium will be.

Message in a Bottle Issue 2

SEA Virtual Machine 2015

2015 VM Largely Unchanged

Because there were very few changes made in the 2015 version of the SEA Virtual Machine, we decided not to request that all schools replace their 2014 VMs with the 2015 one.  If you've got the 2014 VM installed, you'll have no trouble running Phamerator, AceUtil, Newbler, consed ...

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Sequencing Status 2014-15

Sequencing at NC State

For anyone looking for some extra phage genome sequencing, the Genomics Sciences Laboratory at NC State is offering affordable Illumina runs again this year.  Jenn Schaff is the contact person there, and she says:

For those of you who didn't qualify for the free sequencing and still have extra phages to sequence before ...

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3' versus 5' overhangs in sequencing data

3' versus 5' overhangs in sequencing data

Recently, Eric Miller at NC State asked me about phage genome ends, and how a 3' overhang (sticky end) would look in an assembled genome compared to how a 5' overhang would look.  So I made a picture!  Hopefully it explains how you might diagnose either of these cases from sequencing reads, and ...

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