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SEA-PHAGES Community

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General Message Board
A place to post messages of interest to the SEA-PHAGES community, such as undergraduate research opportunities, job postings, paper announcements, etc.
13 22 Nov 6, 2018
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Host-Range Project
A forum for discussions and questions about the SEA-PHAGES community project investigating the host range of a known panel of phages.
5 30 Jul 12, 2018
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Xeno Project
A forum for discussions and questions about the SEA-PHAGES community project seeking phages that are defended against by a Xeno lysogen.
4 8 Jun 7, 2017
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Messages for Cabrini College
1 25 May 31, 2016
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Phage Biology
No question is too simple or too complicated! Ask questions about phages here.
5 10 Feb 27, 2018
4:35 PM
Questions about calling genes/tRNAs, selecting start sites, predicting functions, etc.
179 577 Dec 12, 2018
3:54 PM
Cluster-Specific Annotation Tips
This forum contains sub-forums that have specific and critical information you'll need to know when annotating phages of certain clusters.
186 235 Nov 29, 2018
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Questions and discussions about temperate phages, the lysogenic life cycle, genetic switches, immunity, repressors, super-infection, etc.
3 9 Apr 11, 2017
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Questions about or suggestions of interesting papers related to phages.
3 10 Dec 12, 2017
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Phage Discovery/Isolation
Questions about how to isolate phages from the environment, including the use of enrichment protocols to help yield.
15 121 Oct 23, 2018
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DNA Master
Using DNA Master to annotate and analyze phage genomes.
57 418 Dec 9, 2018
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Questions, discussions, and help related to using the comparative-genomics program Phamerator.
24 125 Dec 14, 2018
8:57 AM
SEA-PHAGES Virtual Machine
Questions related to downloading, installing, and using the SEA-PHAGES Virtual Machine.
13 84 Jan 22, 2018
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Questions/comments/discussions related to using the SEA-PHAGES App, available on iOS and Android.
1 13 Sep 10, 2018
11:41 AM
A forum for questions about the Phage Evidence Collection and Annotation Network developed at Western Kentucky University.
12 39 Jul 24, 2018
1:44 PM
Questions and discussions about how to use Consed to quality-control phage genome assemblies.
2 8 Apr 6, 2016
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Using 454's GS De Novo Assembler (aka Newbler) to assemble phage genomes.
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Using Starterator to compare called gene start sites across a pham, and interpreting results.
22 203 Oct 31, 2018
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Questions about using AceUtil to quality-control phage genomes.
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Questions/comments related to using Arthrobacter species as phage hunting hosts.
4 11 Jun 12, 2018
2:54 PM
Questions/comments related to using Gordonia species as phage hunting hosts.
2 6 Oct 24, 2018
11:35 AM
Questions/comments related to using Microbacterium species as phage hunting hosts.
2 5 Oct 28, 2018
10:41 AM
Questions/comments related to using Mycobacterium species as phage hunting hosts.
3 14 Feb 7, 2018
8:40 PM
Questions/comments related to using Rhodococcus species as phage hunting hosts.
1 3 Dec 11, 2018
3:23 PM
Questions/comments related to using Streptomyces species as phage hunting hosts.
2 14 Jul 11, 2017
1:08 PM