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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: 11

Total SEA-PHAGES students: 182

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.

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Academic Terms

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.

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Fall 2017

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

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Fall 2016

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Fall Semester

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

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Institution Addresses

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Mauricio Rodriguez-Lanetty

Florida International University

11200 SW 8th Street.

Florida International IUniversity

OE167

Miami, FL 33199

USA

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Mauricio Rodriguez-Lanetty

Florida International University

11200 SW 8th Street.

Florida International IUniversity

OE167

Miami, FL 33199

USA

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Phage Discovery Workshop 11B

July 7, 2018 to July 13, 2018

Phage Discovery Workshop 11A

June 23, 2018 to June 29, 2018

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