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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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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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