Summer School 2018
George Eliava Institute of Bacteriophages, Microbiology and Virology organized a summer school from July 16 to August 4, 2018 to study phage genome and bacteriophage research methods. Among the participants were experienced scientists as well as students and young scientists from different universities, research institutes and private companies. The school program was divided into 3 modules.
Module I (July 16 – July 21, 2018) – Phage Genome Summary Annotation – conducted by renowned Canadian scientist Andrew Kropinski assisted by young scientists from the Eliava Institute.
Module II – III (July 23 – August 4, 2018) – Included 3 lectures and practical training in bacteriophage separation, characterization and detailed study. The practical lessons were conducted by young scientists of the Institute.
The lectures were delivered by leading scholars of the institute within the summer school:
Bacteriophage Research: Key Findings and Phages in Different Areas – Nino Chanishvili
Ecology of Phage – Marine Tediashvili
Experience in phagetherapy – Mzia Kutateladze