The official website of the HHMI Science Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science program.

Carnegie Mellon University

Four letter SEA-PHAGES code: CAMU

Location: Pittsburgh, PA USA


Joined SEA-PHAGES: Cohort 1 (started in 2008)

Buddy school: Lehigh University

Term type: Semester

Total SEA-PHAGES sections taught: 8

Total SEA-PHAGES students: 168


Primary Faculty Contact

Other Faculty Members


Carnegie Mellon University

Assistant Department Head, Assistant Teaching Professor

Biological Sciences

Carnegie Mellon University

Special Lecturer, Undergraduate Laboratories

Biological Sciences

Legal Contact

Mary Jo Dively

Academic Terms

Fall Semester 2017

Start: Aug 28, 2017, End: Dec 08, 2017

Sections in this Term

Spring Semester 2017

Start: Jan 17, 2017, End: May 05, 2017

Sections in this Term

Fall Semester 2016

Start: Aug 29, 2016, End: Dec 09, 2016

Sections in this Term

Spring Semester 2016

Start: Jan 11, 2016, End: Apr 29, 2016

Sections in this Term

Fall 2015

Start: Sep 01, 2015, End: Dec 10, 2015

Sections in this Term

Spring Semester 2015

Start: Jan 12, 2015, End: May 01, 2015

Sections in this Term

Fall 2014

Start: Aug 25, 2014, End: Dec 05, 2014

Attempting to isolate Arthrobacter and Rhodococcus phages this semester

Sections in this Term

Institution Addresses

Current Mailing Address

A. Javier Lopez

Carnegie Mellon University

4400 Fifth Ave.

Mellon Institute, Room 243

Pittsburgh, PA 15213


Current Shipping Address

Charlotte Bartosh

Carnegie Mellon University

5000 Forbes Ave

7415 Wean Hall/Physics Stock Room

Pittsburgh, PA 15213


Current Events

Install software for Bioinformatics Workshop and Semester

November 1, 2017 to December 1, 2017

Upcoming Events

Submit DNA Samples [Semester Schools]

November 21, 2017

Submit Lysates for Archiving

November 21, 2017 to December 15, 2017

Bionformatics Workshop

December 8, 2017 to December 12, 2017

Recent Events

Phall Phage Phair

November 17, 2017

Forum Activity

cdshaffer posted in glycosylase or N-glycosidase

beckiebortz posted in FIC family protein

Viknesh Sivanathan posted in Bacteriophage Microbiologist Position