Welcome to PHAVES!

We've heard from many of you that you're missing out on hearing about each other's phage work, and that you already miss talking to your fellow phage researchers and developers! So we're planning a series of virtual phage events for 2020 we're calling PHAVES.

We'll be experimenting with a range of formats, including seminars, flash talks, interviews, panels and more! Plus, we'll be incorporating opportunities to meet and chat with other phage enthusiasts, so bring your video-on attire!

Event recordings: Provided speakers give their consent, events will be recorded and shared here after the fact. (Speakers, let us know anytime if this will be an issue for you).

Event summaries: Event summaries will be written up and published in Capsid & Tail, our weekly newsletter. Sign up to receive it here: https://phage.directory/capsid

Subscribe to our PHAVES Events Series

Our events occur approximately every two weeks, and we will email you the details the day of the event. Remembering to sign up for every event can get tedious, so you can just sign up here if you'd like to get updates for every event! (If it gets to be too much, unsubscribing is easy).

Once you're signed up, event details will be sent the day of each event.

State of Phage Survey

In celebration of our 100th issue of Capsid & Tail, we launched a survey called State of Phage 2020!

We created this survey to help us all better understand the phage research community globally, including what kind of phages people are collecting, what methods they're using, and more. If you work with phages, please fill it out! We'll compile and share the results in Capsid & Tail in 2021, and repeat the survey annually so we can all follow and share our community's exciting growth over time.

Oh, and don't forget to share the link with your phage friends! https://survey.phage.directory

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Upcoming PHAVE

We currently don't have any events scheduled — Please check back soon for our next event, or subscribe to our PHAVES Events Series to get notifications of future events!

Previous PHAVES

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Learning How to Engineer Genomes by Building Phage

Paul Jaschke Profile Image

Assistant Professor at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia, and CSO of Hyperdrive Science

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Up scaling phage production in a small biotech company

Emma Bell Profile Image

Principle Bacteriophage Scientist at Fixed Phage

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The potential of phage therapy in aquaculture

Panos Kalatzis Profile Image

Post-doctoral researcher at the University of Copenhagen, and co-founder of Aquatic Biologicals

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TAILORing Phage Therapy for the Gut and Beyond

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Maresso Lab, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, United States Tailor Service Center, Houston, TX, United States

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Boosting phage exploration by Artificial Intelligence: what could data science do for your research?

Piotr Tynecki Profile Image

R&D Manager, AI Software Engineer , PhD student. PhageAI co-creator, Phages2050 promoter. @ptynecki

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Virtual phage series kick-off party: Welcome to PHAVES!

Jessica Sacher Profile Image

Co-founder of Phage Directory

Jan Zheng Profile Image

Co-founder of Phage Directory

Present, or suggest a speaker, topic!

Do you have a topic in mind or a person you'd love to hear from? (Eg. I'd like to hear Betty Kutter give an overview of the history of phage therapy; or, I'd like to hear phage therapy biotech companies discuss how they're designing their clinical trials).

Submit your nominations on Slack: https://phage.directory/slack

Email us at: [email protected]

Or sign up to speak below:

Sign Up to Present

[October 2020 Update]: Our seminar schedule for 2020 is full, but we are considering If launching PHAVES Season 2 for 2021. If you're interested in presenting your research or your company's products in 2021, please sign up below. We'll get in touch to chat about the best format, length, and specifics.


PHAVES is brought to you fortnightly thanks to the hard work of the following individuals!

Jessica Sacher Profile Image

Co-founder of Phage Directory

Stephanie Lynch Profile Image

PHAVES Project Coordinator

Jan Zheng Profile Image

Co-founder of Phage Directory