Blog - Environmental Sustainability

The Mobile Laboratory Hits the Road

After a hiatus this summer, the Mobile Laboratory hit the road again today for a trip to Pottstown, Pennsylvania.  Driving through the...

What Happened to Sorcerer II?!?!

The last time I wrote a Sorcerer II blog was in November when we set sail from Spain to cross the Atlantic Ocean. For all of you that have...

NASA and JCVI host symposium on the evolution of Earth and Life

On May 12th and 13th, the J. Craig Venter Institute in San Diego will be hosting a NASA Astrobiology Institute-funded symposium titled...

JCVI Supports Human Mircrobiome Body Site Experts with Shotgun Data Analysis

Members of the Human Microbiome Project (HMP) Consortium (see http://commonfund.nih.gov/hmp and http://www.hmpdacc.org for more information on...

Starting the Atlantic Crossing

Wednesday November 17th 2010 On November 10th Sorcerer II set sail from Valencia Spain to start the sail back to...

Lucene Revolution Conference 2010

I arrived late in Boston after my plane from Washington DC was delayed. On the agenda - the next four days the Lucene Revolution conference...

French Road Sampling Trip Saves Sorcerer II From More Rough Weather!

September 28th 2010 With one last sample to collect and the weather still rough in the Mediterranean, we made the decision to make the...

A Week Long Beat Down At Sea, All In The Name Of Science!

September 27th 2010 We just arrived in Barcelona after 7 very rough days at sea! Lots and lots of rolling around, very little sleep,...

Go To Greece!

September 20th 2010 We arrived in Crete today, bringing our Greek sampling leg to an end. We were very lucky to be able to sail in...

USA Science & Engineering Festival

What a great weekend! Thousands of people attended the USA Science and Engineering Festival. There were exhibits and performances for...

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