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Florida International University

Four letter SEA-PHAGES code: FLIU

Location: Miami, FL USA

Website: http://www.fiu.edu/

Joined SEA-PHAGES: Cohort 7 (started in 2014)

Buddy school: Florida Gulf Coast University

Term type: None

Total SEA-PHAGES sections taught: 15

Total SEA-PHAGES students: 272

Florida International University is the Public Research University in Miami. With over 53,000 students, the university is a comprehensive research university with a College of Law and College of Medicine. SEA PHAGES is in the Department of Biological Sciences that has 4,500 undergraduate biology majors and over 100 graduate students.

SEA-PHAGES Faculty

Primary Faculty Contact

pwaik001@fiu.edu

Florida International University

Biological Sciences

Other Faculty Members

katherine.e.dougan@gmail.com

734-718-2861

Florida International University

Teaching Assistant

Biological Sciences

Legal Contact

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Academic Terms

Fall 2019

Start: Aug 26, 2019, End: Dec 13, 2019

Sections in this Term

Fall 2018

Start: Aug 20, 2018, End: Dec 07, 2018

We are teaching two sections of 22 students each. A total of 40 students. All students fresmen

Sections in this Term

Spring Semester 2018

Start: Jan 08, 2018, End: May 04, 2018

The section of BSC 2011L (Gen Biology 2 Lab), subtitle = Sea Phages. Has been working on marine phages. They are now into the Annotation of Phage Phamous. At the same time we are improving recovery of phages from sea water.

Sections in this Term

Fall 2017

Start: Aug 21, 2017, End: Dec 08, 2017

Sections in this Term

Fall 2016

Start: Aug 25, 2016, End: Dec 02, 2016

Sections in this Term

Spring Semester 2016

Start: Feb 11, 2016, End: May 06, 2016

We have two sections, this one isolated 5 phages from soil using soil bacterial hosts. All are tail-less phages. Two are have been sequenced (they have small genomes) and are now being annotated.

Sections in this Term

Fall Semester 2015

Start: Aug 24, 2015, End: Dec 11, 2015

Two lab sections of SEA PHAGES using Smeg, Arthro and other soil bacterial hosts.

Sections in this Term

Spring Semester 2015

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

The students had technical difficulties getting DNA Master, etc. loaded to Macs. Then it went well annotating phage Roary.

Sections in this Term

Fall Semester

Start: Aug 25, 2014, End: Dec 12, 2014

Sections in this Term

Institution Addresses

Current Mailing Address

Mauricio Rodriguez-Lanetty

Florida International University

11200 SW 8th Street.

Florida International IUniversity

OE167

Miami, FL 33199

USA

Current Shipping Address

Mauricio Rodriguez-Lanetty

Florida International University

11200 SW 8th Street.

Florida International IUniversity

OE167

Miami, FL 33199

USA

Upcoming Events

Submit Genome Annotations for Quality Control

May 1, 2020

Recent Events

Bioinformatics Workshop

December 9, 2019 to December 13, 2019

2019 Bioinformatics Workshop

December 9, 2019 to December 13, 2019

Forum Activity

GregFrederick@letu.edu posted in Link to Baylor box

Debbie Jacobs-Sera posted in Cluster EA1- tail terminator

kmaclea posted in Gene Numbering Questions and More: Phage SilentRX (UNK)

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