NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - Undergraduate students at a dozen US universities will get firsthand experience studying the genomes of bacteriophages under a new program designed and supported by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
 
The Phage Genomics Research Initiative course, which will begin next fall, will enable biology students to isolate bacterial viruses from the field, prepare the viral DNA for sequencing, and annotate and compare the sequenced genome to available data.
 

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