Microbial & Environmental Genomics

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

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

Scientists Discover Genetic Basis for Toxic Algal Blooms

Scientists from the J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI) and Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego have...

Microbial & Environmental Genomics

Ocean Microplastics Explained

As we wrap up sampling in the waters off of Maine, Dr. Chris Dupont discusses how collections of plastic particles in the water – or...

Microbial & Environmental Genomics

Dr. Venter at Sailors’ Scuttlebutt Lecture Series

Dr. Craig Venter was a guest speaker at the Whaling Museum in partnership with Nantucket Community Sailing as part of the...

Mammalian Genomics · Microbial & Environmental Genomics

Ocean Sampling Day 2018

J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI) scientists, led by Lisa Ziegler Allen, PhD, are collaborating with Kelly Goodwin, PhD (NOAA), Brian Palenik, PhD...

Microbial & Environmental Genomics · Sequencing

JCVI Makes Strides in Microbial Analysis of Artwork which May Lead to Better Preservation

Through the da Vinci DNA Project, researchers at JCVI began taking samples from aging artwork with the aim of understanding which microbial species are present are present on each.

Informatics · Microbial & Environmental Genomics

BioVision Alexandria 2018

The BioVision Alexandria conference convened at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, in Alexandria, Egypt this past April. The Bibliotheca Alexandrina is...

Education · JCVI · Mammalian Genomics · Microbial & Environmental Genomics · Synthetic Biology

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