Victoria Pearson

Victoria Pearson

Apr 01, 2015

Group 6 Copy 18
1
Please wait...

About This Project

It has been estimated that <1% of viral species have been identified. Part of the difficulty with identifying and characterizing viruses is our lack of ability to culture most of them in a lab. Advances in sequencing technologies have made it possible for us to examine viruses without culturing them. This study seeks to determine the population composition and stability of single-stranded DNA viruses in the environment.

Blast off!

Browse Other Projects on Experiment

Related Projects

Can cockroaches help us cure tularemia?

Tularemia is a deadly disease caused by the bacterium Francisella tularensis (Ft). This bacterium is also a...

Using smart feeders to increase lemur activity and stimulate human interest

Low activity levels in captive animals are common because they don't have to search for food, unlike their...

Backer Badge Funded

A biology project funded by 18 people