Second Summer School organized by G. Eliava Institute of Bacteriophage, Microbiology and Virology
G. Eliava Institute of Bacteriophages, Microbiology and Virology organized the second Summer School from July 22 to August 2 to study phage genome and bacteriophage research methods. The summer school was attended by 33 representatives from 17 countries (Japan, Germany, USA, India, Russia, England, Korea, Thailand, Israel, Kazakhstan, Algeria, Turkey, the Netherlands, Georgia, Australia, Nigeria and Colombia). Among the participants were experienced scientists as well as students and young scientists from different universities and educational-scientific research institutes.
The school program was divided into two parts. The course included lectures on various phage applications, phage genome sequencing, CRSPR-Cas systems, bacteriophage discovery history, their ecology and therapeutic use, as well as practical lessons on bacteriophage genome annotation, phage separation and study. The lectures were conducted by both foreign and Georgian experienced scientists and young specialists from the Bacteriophage Institute.