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

Webster University

Four letter SEA-PHAGES code: WBST

Location: Webster Groves, MO USA


Joined SEA-PHAGES: Cohort 9 (started in 2016)

Buddy school: Washington University in St. Louis

Term type: None

Total SEA-PHAGES sections taught: 7

Total SEA-PHAGES students: 60


Primary Faculty Contact

Webster University

Associate Professor

Biological Sciences

Other Faculty Members


Webster University

Assistant Professor

Biological Sciences

Victoria Brown-Kennerly is an assistant professor at Webster University (St. Louis) in the Department of Biological Sciences. She instructs undergraduate courses in biology, evolution, and genetics, and coordinates the Computational Biology BS degree program. Undergraduate research projects include bacterial-fungal interactions, insect behavior, and gene expression studies.

Legal Contact

Julian Schuster
Provost and Senior Vice President

Academic Terms

Fall Semester 2019

Start: Aug 26, 2019, End: Dec 20, 2019

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Spring Semester 2019

Start: Jan 14, 2019, End: May 10, 2019

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Fall semester 2018

Start: Aug 27, 2018, End: Dec 21, 2018

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Spring 2018

Start: Jan 16, 2018, End: May 11, 2018

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Fall 2017

Start: Aug 28, 2017, End: Dec 22, 2017

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Spring 2017

Start: Jan 17, 2017, End: May 13, 2017

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Fall 2016

Start: Aug 22, 2016, End: Dec 16, 2016

BIOL 1350 Phage Discovery is a freshman lab course that has been designed for students accepted conditionally for the Biology program. We have two faculty and 3 TAs this inaugural semester.

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Institution Addresses

Current Mailing Address

Mary Lai Preuss

Webster University

Department of Biological Sciences

470 E Lockwood Ave

Webster Groves, MO 63119


Current Shipping Address

Department of Biological Sciences

Webster University

40 N Rock Hill Rd

Webster Groves, MO 63119


Upcoming Events

Recent Events

Cohort 13 Phage Genomics Workshop

June 15, 2020 to June 26, 2020

12th Annual SEA Symposium CANCELLED

June 5, 2020 to June 7, 2020