Press Releases & Advisories
NIH-funded study could lead to new tick control methods
A new method for testing bacteria in wounds, published in Wound Repair and Regeneration, could lead to lower health care costs, minimize drug resistance, and improve patient outcomes
$52,000 awarded to Dr. Richard Scheuermann for MS Research JCVI’s Innovation Fund has awarded $52,000 to JCVI’s Dr. Richard Scheuermann, Ph.D., Director of Informatics, to support a pilot study testing the hypothesis that...
Zoo in You: The Human Microbiome, a bilingual exhibition that explores the complex microbiome that lives in the human body, to open at the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center.
The traveling exhibition was created in partnership between the J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI) and the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI). Opening on January 30, 2016, in the Fleet's main exhibit gallery.
J. Craig Venter Institute Policy Group Releases New Report: “DNA Synthesis and Biosecurity: Lessons Learned and Options for the Future”
J. Craig Venter Institute Policy Group Releases New Report: “DNA Synthesis and Biosecurity: Lessons Learned and Options for the Future” (LA JOLLA, CA)—October 29, 2015—The J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI) policy group today...
Human Longevity, Inc. and Venter Institute Scientists Publish Paper Demonstrating Inconsistency in Microbiome Studies due to Variable Approaches to DNA Sequencing and Data Analysis
Comparison of four common library prep methods found significant differences in types of microbes uncovered and showed biases in error and duplication rates