(Science Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science): This program starts with simple digging in the soil to find new viruses and progresses through a variety of microbiology techniques to complex genome annotation and bioinformatic analyses. The two-semester course is embedded in Genomics I and II.
  • : Students roll up their sleeves and get digging again — this time for antibiotic-producing bacteria. SWI seeks to address the problem of antibiotic-resistant “superbugs” or bacteria, by having students isolate soil microorganisms that may produce new antimicrobial products.

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    Dr. Nicholas Edgington
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    Department of Biology
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