Education

Durban Microbiome Workshop

As part of our continued effort to bring genomics to other communities, Alex Voorhies, Derek Harkins and Andres Gomez traveled to Durban, South...

Education · Informatics · Sequencing

What Does It Really Mean to Be a Scientist?

In the spring of 2016, JCVI partnered with Del Lago Academy to provide internships for some of its students. Junior Stephanie Mountain shares...

Education · Microbial & Environmental Genomics

JCVI’s Scientists Inspire the Next Generation!

JCVI’s Education Program has been working to bring science to life (sometimes literally!) for San Diego’s students. It started off March 4...

Education

Zoo in You: The Human Microbiome Exhibit Opens in San Diego

On January 28, over 250 scientists, philanthropists and other STEM community notables, including JCVI CEO Council Member Reena Horowitz, came out...

Education · Infectious Disease · Mammalian Genomics

JCVI Promotes Science Literacy in the U.S.

Welcomes New Education Manager Amani Rushing The issue of our society’s science literacy continues to circulate through the media. Recently,...

Education

Johns Hopkins Announces Inaugural Recipient of Hamilton Smith Award for Innovative Research

JCVI's Hamilton O. Smith, MD has been recognized by Johns Hopkins University with a research award in his honor. The inaugural...

Education · JCVI · Mammalian Genomics

Zoo in You Exhibit Now Open

Did you know trillions of microbes make their homes inside your body? In fact, these microorganisms outnumber our human cells 10 to 1,...

Education · Infectious Disease · Mammalian Genomics · Microbial & Environmental Genomics

Animal Forensics and Molecular Biology Techniques

A one-day high school workshop for New Hampton School’s Project Week Hosted by the J. Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, Maryland – March...

Education

2015 Advanced Genomics, Metagenomics, and Bioinformatics Workshop Wrap-up

I was lucky enough to help set up and plan a workshop covering genomics, metagenomics, proteomics and bioinformatics at the University of the...

Education · Infectious Disease · Informatics · Microbial & Environmental Genomics · Sequencing