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Category Archives: Undergraduate Genome Project
(cross posted from microbe.net) With the publication of the 6th and last genome paper to come out of our Undergraduate Genome Sequencing Project I thought this would be a good time to reflect on how it all went. To summarize, … Continue reading
The second-to-last undergraduate genome paper is out. Curtobacterium flaccumfaciens by Jennifer Flanagan.
The days of this blog are numbered… There’s only a couple more papers to come out (both accepted) and then this project will be officially completed! I’ll write a summary and reflections on the whole process at that time. Meanwhile, … Continue reading
Here’s a picture of Zach talking about his search for the Microbacterium genome
When we first started this genome sequencing project in Jan 2012 we had hopes of wrapping up the project by Spring and getting the papers out that summer. Turns out it was a bit more complicated than we thought. The … Continue reading
This is based off an e-mail I sent recently to a student and someone suggested I post it here: Asking for letters of recommendation In general I, and others are happy to write letters of recommendation for people… it’s part … Continue reading
After collecting dust for some months I’ve finally put together the (4-minute) documentary on the Undergraduate Genome Project. The idea here was film the students throughout the project and create something that would give a basic idea of what they … Continue reading
The ominous clouds in the sky and the cool breeze in the air can only mean one thing – Summer is gone and it’s time to stop slacking off. With that in mind, I thought I would update everyone on … Continue reading