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Fall Faculty Hack-A-Thons!

We are delighted to announce the First Annual Fall Faculty Hack-A-Thons!

What is it?
The Fall Faculty Hack-A-Thons is a series of one-day annotation workshops for faculty that are hosted by our SEA-PHAGES SMART Team and expedited submitters. The goal of the Hack-A-Thons are to improve faculty annotation skills across the SEA and help everyone ...

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Oral presenters have been notified for 2018

Dear Faculty, Thank you for submitting your abstracts for the SEA Symposium. At this point, all oral presenters have been notified via email. We look forward to poster presentations from all submissions.

See you in a few weeks!

Best, The SEA-PHAGES TEAM

Genomes to move to Exchange June 15

This was sent as an email from info@seaphages.org to all faculty:

Dear Faculty, Thank you very much for the annotations you've submitted over the past few days. We appreciate the time that you are taking to bring your files up to the newest standards. This will make our review go much more ...

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DNA Master Under Construction

Dear All,

NCBI is upgrading its security protocols for programs that contact its servers. DNA Master uses the NCBI servers for both BLAST data and for auto-annotations. At the current time, we have been unable to upgrade DNA Master to use the new protocols, which means auto-annotations and BLASTing through DNA Master will fail.

We ...

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Message in a Bottle, issue 6

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

Welkin

Message in a Bottle, Issue 5

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

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.

A Continuum of Diversity

Our latest paper describing the genomics of 627 bacteriophages known to infect a single host is available in eLife! The phages were collected throughout the past seven years as part of the SEA-PHAGES program by more than 2600 undergraduates. Read about our work in the HHMI News or read the paper itself at eLife.

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March 1, 2019 to March 31, 2019

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April 1, 2019 to May 31, 2019

Midwest Regional SEA-PHAGES Symposium - 2019

April 5, 2019 to April 6, 2019

Phage Phest 2019

April 11, 2019

Recent Events

Submit Completed PITS Assessment IRB Approval Letter

March 15, 2019

Identify 2019 Symposium & Phage Discovery Workshop Trainees: for Cohort 12 only

March 15, 2019

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