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  • Genomic Similarity to Predict Infection in Bacillus Phages

    By Kayla Botto Faculty Mentor: Dr. Lynn Lewis Bacteriophages, also called phages, are viruses that only infect bacteria. Phages are used in phage therapy, which is a new treatment for bacterial infections and hopes to be the solution to antibiotic resistance. Each bacterium has a unique set of phages that can infect it and finding…