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About phaginggracefully

Genetics major at Massey University, New Zealand

The Final Characterisation of the rare Bacteria found while Phaging!

I have learnt so much about the microbial world this year and my passion for it has continued to bloom. It’s amazing where academia can take you when you find a subject that sparks such interest. Phage hunt (1) has been … Continue reading

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The Mystery Bacteria

Sometimes in science, we discover things that are not at all what we set out to find. Through the process of phage hunting, I found a mystery bacteria! The initial discovery was described in my first blog, so feel free … Continue reading

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The strange things discovered in a phage hunt…

Finding a phage! The excitement is indescribable! To see those clearings of death on the bacterial plates is truly a thing of beauty. Here at Massey University, we have an entire paper dedicated to discovering these tiny viruses – aptly … Continue reading

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