Venter Institute Researchers Tackle the Growing Concern of Antibiotic Resistant Bacterial Infections with Genomic, Phage Approaches

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that each year in the United States two million people acquire antibiotic...

Infectious Disease

Support J. Craig Venter Institute through AmazonSmile

You can help support the J. Craig Venter Institute every time you shop on Amazon. By selecting the Institute as your charity of choice,...

JCVI

Diatoms Have Found a Way to Pirate Bacterial Iron Sources

In large regions of the world’s oceans, photosynthesis struggles to operate because a key ingredient is missing. Many of the proteins involved...

Microbial & Environmental Genomics

The JCVI Genomic Frontier Fund

As we complete our 26th year as a private genomic research institution, we are still just as excited as we were in the very beginning to be...

JCVI

New Sequencing Technologies Enable Better and Faster Understanding of the Human Microbiome

Humans have trillions of different species of microorganisms living inside and on the human body. These microbes colonize on the skin, gut, oral...

Infectious Disease · Mammalian Genomics · Sequencing

Human Microbiome Research has Massive Potential for Health Applications

Thirteen years ago, a team led by J. Craig Venter Institute President, Karen Nelson, Ph.D., published the first major human microbiome study,...

Infectious Disease · Mammalian Genomics

Scientist Spotlight: Lauren Oldfield

Since high school, Lauren Oldfield, Ph.D. found that science was her calling. It started with a love of reading encouraged by her mom and...

Synthetic Biology

When Starved, Dangerous Oral Bacteria Hang On

J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI) post-doctoral fellow, Jonathon Baker, PhD and a team of researchers from JCVI, University of Washington, the...

Infectious Disease · Microbial & Environmental Genomics

No More Needles! Using Microbiome and Synthetic Biology Advances to Better Treat Type 1 Diabetes

Learn about exciting advances made by JCVI researchers Yo Suzuki and John Glass who are on a quest to better understand and treat Type 1 Diabetes...

Synthetic Biology

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