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Sequencing Information 2018-19

This post contains some information on sending your SEA-PHAGES phage DNA samples to the University of Pittsburgh for sequencing.

Sample Submission Form: NEW!

New this year! We are now requiring you to submit the information about the samples you are sending via a quick Google Form. This will help us keep track of samples, correct ...

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Sequencing Status 2018-19

Below is a live spreadsheet showing the status of SEA-PHAGES sequencing samples for the 2018-19 academic year. Generally, only samples in the "priority" queue will be listed, and it may take a few days after receipt of samples for them to appear.

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Sequencing Status 2017-18

Below is a live spreadsheet showing the status of SEA-PHAGES sequencing samples for the 2017-18 academic year. Generally, only samples in the "priority" queue will be listed, and it may take a few days after receipt of samples for them to appear.

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Sequencing Status 2016-17

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2016 Sequencing Information

Sequencing time of year approaches once again!

Remember 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 samples fails our QC. Please indicate any order of preference, if you have one ...

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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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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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