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Venter Institute Researchers Tackle the Growing Concern of Antibiotic Resistant Bacterial Infections with Genomic, Phage Approaches

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that each year in the United States two million people acquire antibiotic...

Support J. Craig Venter Institute through AmazonSmile

You can help support the J. Craig Venter Institute every time you shop on Amazon. By selecting the Institute as your charity of choice,...

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...

The JCVI Genomic Frontier Fund

As we complete our 26th year as a private genomic research institution, we are still just as excited as we were in the very beginning to be...

New Sequencing Technologies Enable Better and Faster Understanding of the Human Microbiome

Humans have trillions of different species of microorganisms living inside and on the human body. These microbes colonize on the skin, gut,...

Human Microbiome Research has Massive Potential for Health Applications

Thirteen years ago, a team led by J. Craig Venter Institute President, Karen Nelson, Ph.D., published the first major human microbiome study,...

Scientist Spotlight: Lauren Oldfield

Since high school, Lauren Oldfield, Ph.D. found that science was her calling. It started with a love of reading encouraged by her mom and...

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...

No More Needles! Using Microbiome and Synthetic Biology Advances to Better Treat Type 1 Diabetes

Learn about exciting advances made by JCVI researchers Yo Suzuki and John Glass who are on a quest to better understand and treat Type 1...

How to Bake a (Fungal) Turkey

From the kitchen of Stephanie Mounaud, Scientific Project Manager at JCVI Ingredients Media base (see media recipe)...

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