Karen gained a PhD in Food Microbiology from The University of British Columbia. She is currently a Research Scientist at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada.

Articles by Karen Fong

Handling Your Bacteriophage in a Sea of Bacteriologists

When I first told a lab colleague I was going to be doing phage work in a lab that had otherwise only dealt with bacteria, I was met with expressions of awe, and then fear. Being that a bacteriophage is essentially a predator of bacteria, this reaction is legitimate for a bacteria-loving scientist. Also, we…