Clinical bioinformatics for microbiology

A week or two ago I went to an interesting meeting about the clinical bioinformatics training scheme. This is a clinical scientist training programme, akin to those that train clinical geneticists and microbiologists. The first cohort of 13 students are currently making their way through the scheme. I had a look through the curriculum after the…

What the phage is going on!?

This is a blog post by Lauren Cowley ——————————————————————————— TL;DR? A confusing difference in trimmed/non-trimmed velvet phage assemblies raised suspicions that it was a mixed phage culture Spades assembly seemed to show more than one phage present in the culture I concluded that spades is better than velvet at showing a representation of the whole…