Xander protein-targeted assembly- Susanna Wk5

As I head into week 5, I can't believe the summer program is almost half way over. I just arrived here, but in only about a month I have learned a lot. I am also looking forward to the second half of the program to see what results I will have. This past week I... Continue Reading →


Genome sizes and assembly – Week 4

This past week I have worked more with the metagenomes. After quality-trimming the files last week, I have started some analysis with the data. Basically, I want to find out the diversity of different arsenic-resistant genes in these metagenomes. To do this I need to find the size of the metagenome by finding the number... Continue Reading →

Blog #3 – Project Update

It's already week 3! Time seems to be going really fast and I can't believe after this week we're going to be almost 1/3 of the way done with the program. This past week, I worked a lot with the HPC by submitting multiple jobs to quality control the DNA sequences and assemble contigs. I've... Continue Reading →

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