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Fern the Phage

As I mentioned in my last blog, at the beginning of this semester I found a phage that infects the bacterium Mycobacterium smegmatis. My journey with my phage, who I’ve named Fern, has been interesting and filled with many unexpected … Continue reading

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Antibiotic resistance and what we can do about it

Something that has really struck me this year is learning about antibiotic resistance. It is such a widespread issue that affects every single one of us. So, let’s start at the beginning… What are antibiotics?   Antibiotics are widely used … Continue reading

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