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Friar Phage Hunter Pumpkins 2012

The PC phage hunter crew enjoyed a break this weekend from the emotional roller coaster that is phage lab.  Dr. Cornely welcomed us to her house for an evening of pizza and pumpkin carving.  After we all had our fill … Continue reading

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VIDEO POST: Fun Facts from the Friar Phage Hunters

A video blog post by Justin Ayala ’16 and Brittany Mandeville ’16 featuring several of their classmates at work in the phage hunters lab.

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VIDEO POST: A Tour of the Friar Phage Hunters Lab

A video blog post by Justin Ayala ’16 and Brittany Mandeville ’16 featuring a typical afternoon in the friar phage hunters’ lab.

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FRIAR PHAGE HUNTERS: Brittany Mandeville ’16 and Justin Ayala ’16

Brittany Mandeville is from Scituate, Rhode Island.  She is majoring in biology because she is seeking a career that will allow her to help both people and animals through her research.  Her favorite TV show is SNL, because she aspires … Continue reading

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POSTER PRESENTATION: 4th Annual Sigma Xi Poster Session at Providence College

On October 2, 2013, Providence College hosted its 4th Annual Sigma Xi Poster Session that featured student posters from the science departments here at PC. It was held in the upper lounge area of Slavin Hall on campus. Students who … Continue reading

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WEEK 2/3: Adoption is a Great Option!

Though many of our classmates were able to isolate phage plaques, sadly Phage Hunter Dan Cahaly and I were unsuccessful even after two attempts. Fortunately, fellow Phage Hunter Justin Ayala had cultivated many different strains of phage and was generous … Continue reading

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WEEK 2/3: You’ve Got Phage!

Hello fellow phage enthusiasts of the world!  This has been an exciting week in the lives of the Friar Phage Hunters as we enriched, centrifuged, filtered, diluted, infected, and most worryingly waited to answer the key question on everyone’s mind … Continue reading

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