Tag Archives: bacteriophages

the hunt for phages

Pawel’s research focuses on the aquatic opportunistic pathogen Aeromonas and it’s phages. He has already isolated a good number of both, but of course we always need more. To this end, we visited our colleagues Mike Allen and Paul Rooks … Continue reading

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An Ancient Armsrace: Bacteria and Bacteriophages in Sediment Cores – Part II

Yesterday the two students Ben and Claire came in to help Britt and myself to process the first sediment core (see below). Science can be enormously complicated and technologically advanced, but this afternoon it was more about getting mud out … Continue reading

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An Ancient Armsrace: Bacteria and Bacteriophages in Sediment Cores – Part I

My field work experience is limited to sticking tubes into the ground to collect soil samples, ususally from underneath shrubs next to my office or in some random field (while it rains). However, last Thursday field sampling was a whole … Continue reading

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