Treat, Prevent, Eliminate

Infectious diseases have always imposed a heavy toll on human populations. Now more than ever, the need for fast, accurate and transformative scientific advances is paramount.

Treat, Prevent, Eliminate

Infectious diseases have always imposed a heavy toll on human populations. Now more than ever, the need for fast, accurate and transformative scientific advances is paramount.

Saving Our Oceans with Science

JCVI scientists are working urgently on several projects to understand the mechanisms of ocean resilience and to develop novel methods to help protect our oceans. Find out more about our coral reef probiotics, ocean microplastics, and coastal virus monitoring projects.

Saving Our Oceans with Science

JCVI scientists are working urgently on several projects to understand the mechanisms of ocean resilience and to develop novel methods to help protect our oceans. Find out more about our coral reef probiotics, ocean microplastics, and coastal virus monitoring projects.

Global Coral Reefs are in Peril

Rising global ocean temperatures are a major threat to coral reefs, but exciting new research has brought us one step closer to finding a way to protect them. Corals treated with new probiotic showed an increased survival rate of 40%.

Global Coral Reefs are in Peril

Rising global ocean temperatures are a major threat to coral reefs, but exciting new research has brought us one step closer to finding a way to protect them. Corals treated with new probiotic showed an increased survival rate of 40%.

Coronavirus Research

Addressing the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic requires numerous lines of inquiry. Find out what JCVI researchers are doing to address this global crisis.

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Coronavirus Research

Addressing the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic requires numerous lines of inquiry. Find out what JCVI researchers are doing to address this global crisis.

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Hamilton O. Smith Fund

Hamilton O. Smith, MD, synthetic biology pioneer and Nobel Laureate, to step down from daily duties at J. Craig Venter Institute. Please help us honor Dr. Smith’s exceptional career, scientific contributions, and continue his legacy of bold research.

Hamilton O. Smith Fund

Hamilton O. Smith, MD, synthetic biology pioneer and Nobel Laureate, to step down from daily duties at J. Craig Venter Institute. Please help us honor Dr. Smith’s exceptional career, scientific contributions, and continue his legacy of bold research.

The Human Microbiome and Health

JCVI scientists provide whole genome sequencing and data analysis needed to identify microbial makeup of diseases such as ALS and Netherton Syndrome.

The Human Microbiome and Health

JCVI scientists provide whole genome sequencing and data analysis needed to identify microbial makeup of diseases such as ALS and Netherton Syndrome.

Support JCVI through AmazonSmile

By selecting the Institute as your charity of choice, through the AmazonSmile program, a portion of your purchase goes towards advancing bold genomic research.

Support JCVI through AmazonSmile

By selecting the Institute as your charity of choice, through the AmazonSmile program, a portion of your purchase goes towards advancing bold genomic research.

Treat, Prevent, Eliminate

Infectious diseases have always imposed a heavy toll on human populations. Now more than ever, the need for fast, accurate and transformative scientific advances is paramount.

Treat, Prevent, Eliminate

Infectious diseases have always imposed a heavy toll on human populations. Now more than ever, the need for fast, accurate and transformative scientific advances is paramount.

Saving Our Oceans with Science

JCVI scientists are working urgently on several projects to understand the mechanisms of ocean resilience and to develop novel methods to help protect our oceans. Find out more about our coral reef probiotics, ocean microplastics, and coastal virus monitoring projects.

Saving Our Oceans with Science

JCVI scientists are working urgently on several projects to understand the mechanisms of ocean resilience and to develop novel methods to help protect our oceans. Find out more about our coral reef probiotics, ocean microplastics, and coastal virus monitoring projects.

Global Coral Reefs are in Peril

Rising global ocean temperatures are a major threat to coral reefs, but exciting new research has brought us one step closer to finding a way to protect them. Corals treated with new probiotic showed an increased survival rate of 40%.

Global Coral Reefs are in Peril

Rising global ocean temperatures are a major threat to coral reefs, but exciting new research has brought us one step closer to finding a way to protect them. Corals treated with new probiotic showed an increased survival rate of 40%.

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JCVI is advancing the science of genomics through bold innovations. Our mission is to understand more about the biological world, and to develop unique insights and answers about disease, health, and the environment for the benefit of all.