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Basics of phage genome annotation and classification - how to get started


Monday, February 15, 4pm GMT / 11am Eastern

Isolating a new bacteriophage is the first step in an exciting journey, not just in the laboratory, but also computationally. In this seminar, I will provide a basic guide into the steps involved in phage genome sequencing, annotation and classification.

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I am a Group Leader at the Quadram Institute Bioscience in Norwich (UK). I’m interested in phage discovery, genomics, taxonomy and viromics, and lead a group that investigates the role of phages in the human gut. Before starting my own group, I worked as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Pretoria in South Africa on the diversity of viruses in desert soils, and later at the University of Liverpool on the use of viromics methods to trace pathogenic viruses across the aquatic environment. 
I am currently the Chair of the Bacterial Viruses Subcommittee of the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (ICTV).