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Below we've collected articles—from a variety of sources—that are related to the SEA-PHAGES program. If you know of an article that should be added to this collection, please contact us and let us know about it!

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Austin Peay’s ‘phage hunters’ join front lines of medical research

Brian Dunn

The Leaf Chronicle | Nov. 19, 2019

The 10 Austin Peay State University students in Dr. Sergei Markov’s junior- and senior-level biology classes this semester are taking advantage of a unique research opportunity that could help lead to medical breakthroughs.read more

Related institution: Austin Peay State University

‘Virus Hunters’ get hands dirty in UConn class

Brett Donovan

the Chronicle | Nov. 30, 2018

University of Connecticut students involved in a unique learning experience are getting their hands dirty — literally.read more

Related institution: University of Connecticut

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Young Māori scientist discovers virus

Rukuwai Tipene-Allen

Māori Television | April 22, 2018

Young, Māori scientist Anezka Hoskins has discovered a new virus and is hopeful that it will spark curiosity amongst Māori to push boundaries of knowledge.read more

Related institution: Massey University

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Undergraduate phage hunters showcase research in University Libraries exhibit

Alec Masella

Virginia Tech Library News | April 3, 2018

From local soil to a global database, new viruses have been uncovered, analyzed, and recorded by undergraduate researchers in Virginia Tech’s College of Science.read more

Related institution: Virginia Tech

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Special UNLV class takes a hands-on approach to discovering viruses

Denise Rosch

KSNV NBC Las Vegas | Sept. 28, 2017

Say the word "virus" and most people think of disease -- something to be avoided at all costs. However, at UNLV, students are getting their hands dirty to discover something that could keep us healthy. read more

Related institution: University of Nevada Las Vegas

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La Sierra freshmen discover new viruses through national research program

Darla Martin Tucker

La Sierra News | June 15, 2017

La Sierra University freshman Casey Jang was pleasantly surprised—she knew it was possible, but really didn’t expect to find, and then name, a virus that is new to science.read more

Related institution: La Sierra University

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Biology 2.0

Andrea Gaul

Baylor Arts & Sciences Magazine | May 9, 2017

Baylor University has implemented a new kind of introductory biology lab that has proven successful in keeping students excited and engaged through hands-on research.read more

Related institution: Baylor University

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University of Mary student discovers new bacteria-killing virus

Blair Emerson

The Bismarck Tribune | April 22, 2017

"Old Ben" was the last hope for Luke Keller's biology class at the University of Mary.read more

Related institution: United Tribes Technical College

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Round Rock Cedar Ridge grad earns scientific honor

Mike Schoeffel

Austin American-Statesman | Feb. 28, 2017

Isabel Delwel, a junior at the University of North Texas, was chosen to participate in the 2017 Howard Hughes Medical Institute Exceptional Research Opportunities Program. One of Delwel’s professor’s, Dr. Lee Hughes, encouraged Delwel to apply for a spot in the program.read more

Related institution: University of North Texas

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Students "Hunt" - and Discover - Bacteria-killing viruses

CSU CONNects | Nov. 15, 2016

“The goal of the course, part of a national pedagogical program, is to get students doing research early, so they can see what it’s like and learn the scientific process,” explains Dr. Edgington, Associate Professor of Biology.read more

Related institution: Southern Connecticut State University

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