Infectious Disease

Mold Is Everywhere and Impacts You

When most people think about mold or fungi, food spoilage, a damp basement, or mushrooms come to mind. What you may not realize is how pervasive...

Infectious Disease

New Method for Genome-wide Engineering of Viruses

Researchers at JCVI have been developing synthetic genomics assembly methods since 2000, addressing fundamental biological questions. Together,...

Infectious Disease · Synthetic Biology

JCVI Launches New Internship Partnership with Smithsonian Science Education Center

Are you passionate about science education? If so, we have a unique hands-on opportunity for you to be a part of real teams of scientists and educators. Open to undergraduate and graduate students with no previous lab experience required.

Education · Infectious Disease · JCVI · Synthetic Biology

Scientist Spotlight: Brett Pickett, Ph.D.

The son of a dentist, Brett Pickett grew up in Salt Lake City, Utah focused initially on a career in the family business (his siblings are...

Infectious Disease · Informatics

Scientist Spotlight: Anna Edlund, Ph.D.

Although Sweden is synonymous with Ikea, Volvo, meatballs and ABBA, the country has had a significant impact on science and discovery as far back...

Infectious Disease · JCVI · Microbial & Environmental Genomics

Research Impact: Accelerating Efforts to Contain and Prevent the Zika Virus (ZIKV)

The rapidly developing Zika virus (ZIKV) outbreak has research groups, government agencies, and industry is all striving to develop a response...

Infectious Disease · Informatics · Mammalian Genomics

Ongoing Zika virus work at JCVI

The rapidly developing Zika virus (ZIKV) outbreak has research groups, government agencies, and industry all striving to develop a response plan...

Infectious Disease · Informatics

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

Scientist Spotlight: Sinem Beyhan, Ph.D.

Sinem Beyhan, Ph.D. recently joined the JCVI team as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Infectious Diseases and is working closely with...

Infectious Disease · JCVI