Microbial & Environmental Genomics

JCVI Scientists Join NASA-Funded Astrobiology Research Teams

Scientists from J. Craig Venter Institute are part of teams awarded grants from NASA to “study the origins, evolution, distribution, and future...

Microbial & Environmental Genomics · Synthetic Biology

Trapping Microbes 750 miles north of the Arctic Circle

About 1% of all microbes are “culturable” in the lab. They are some of the most stubborn organisms requiring special and specific nutrients...

Microbial & Environmental 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

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

Amazon Expedition

Yesterday, JCVI expedition scientist Jeff Hoffman embarked from Manaus on a sampling expedition of the Amazon River and its tributaries, which...

Microbial & Environmental Genomics

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

Sampling: US to the Azores

I’m off again on an ocean sampling voyage but this time instead of being onboard the JCVI’s Sorcerer II, I am onboard the R/V Endeavor as...

Microbial & Environmental Genomics · Sequencing

Thule, Greenland - Day One

Arrived at Thule, Greenland after a 5 hr flight from Copenhagen. It was pretty interesting seeing a long line of people all getting on a flight...

Education · JCVI · Mammalian Genomics · Microbial & Environmental Genomics · Sequencing

Thule, Greenland - Day Three

Day three started with me missing breakfast. It seems that folks around here only eat breakfast between 5am and 8am. Today was a very rough day...

Education · JCVI · Mammalian Genomics · Microbial & Environmental Genomics · Sequencing