Mammalian Genomics

Guest Speakers Marlo Gottfurcht Longstreet and Dean Ornish Inspire Guests at JCVI‘s “Life at the Speed of Light” Gala

On October 18, J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI) hosted our “Life at the Speed of Light” black tie gala featuring special guests Dean...

JCVI · Mammalian Genomics · Microbial & Environmental Genomics · Sequencing

Study Signals Bat Flu Unlikely to Jump to Humans

Bats species harbor a large number of viruses that cause human disease.  So, when the first influenza sequences from Guatemalan little...

Infectious Disease · Mammalian Genomics

H3Africa Update

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the UK-based Wellcome Trust, in partnership with the African Society of Human Genetics, developed a...

Education · Infectious Disease · Informatics · JCVI · Mammalian Genomics

J. Craig Venter at Recent Google Zeitgeist Conference [VIDEO]

Dr. J. Craig Venter recently spoke at a Google Zeitgeist conference in Arizona where he spoke on advances in genomics, synthetic biology,...

Informatics · JCVI · Mammalian Genomics

Thule, Greenland Year Two

Sequence data from the previous year allowed us to determine the overall microbial population in each site and this year we decided to focus on...

JCVI · Mammalian Genomics · Microbial & Environmental Genomics · Sequencing

Scientist Spotlight: Meet Sarah Highlander

Sarah Highlander Ph.D. is an esteemed scientist and professor who joined JCVI in La Jolla this year. She comes from a long line of...

JCVI · Mammalian Genomics

Professional Development Opportunities this Summer

This summer we are offering two professional development workshops: GenomeSolver and Bioinformatics: Unlocking Life through Computation. ...

Education · Informatics · Mammalian Genomics · Microbial & Environmental Genomics

JCVI Hosts South African Scientists to Share Microbiome Research Techniques

Two scientists from the University of Cape Town, South Africa have joined Dr. Bill Nierman’s lab for the next month as part of NIH’s Human...

Education · Infectious Disease · Informatics · Mammalian Genomics · Sequencing

The 2014 Summer Internship Application is Open and Announcing the Genomics Scholar Program

The 2014 Summer Internship Application is now open.   Last summer, we hosted 49 interns from a pool of 424 applicants. They...

Education · Infectious Disease · JCVI · Mammalian Genomics · Microbial & Environmental Genomics · Plant Genomics · Sequencing · Synthetic Biology