Human Health

A healthy, optimal life that enables individuals to achieve their personal potential while staving off disease is the goal for us all. Genetics, combined with different environmental interactions, makes every individual unique and the current one-size-fits-all medical solutions, inadequate. JCVI research is advancing the understanding of human health and disease to enhance lives beyond managing health risks.

13-Nov-2019
Press Release

J. Craig Venter Institute and UC San Diego Develop Phage Treatment as Potential Cure for Alcoholic Liver Disease

Team targeted specific toxin-producing strains of the bacterium, Enterococcus faecalis, which is shown to be responsible for most liver damage

09-Jul-2019
Collaborator Release

Combining Antibiotics, Researchers Deliver One-Two Punch against Ubiquitous Bacterium

CWRU/Cleveland VA findings in mouse models could make inroads against superbugs

04-Jun-2019
Collaborator Release

Zymo Research Recognized by NASA for its Support of Research Aboard the International Space Station

DNA/RNA Shield™ Protects Biological Samples Even in Space

05-Nov-2018
Blog

Fighting Back Against Flu

25-Oct-2018
Collaborator Release

Rainbow Around The Son Book Chronicles a Mother’s Love and the Mutant p53 Gene

New Bestseller Reveals How One Family Discovered They Carried the Gene with over 90% Chance of Developing Cancer

27-Aug-2018
Collaborator Release

Scientists identify a new kind of human brain cell

‘Rosehip’ neurons not found in rodents, may be involved in fine-level control between regions of the human brain

26-Jun-2018
Collaborator Release

S2 Genomics Awarded $280,000 Phase I STTR Grant from the National Institutes of Health

S2 Genomics will develop the Singulator™ system for automated preparation of single cells or nuclei from solid tissue samples

02-May-2018
Blog

BioVision Alexandria 2018

19-Apr-2018
Collaborator Release

Variants in non-coding DNA contribute to inherited autism risk

These regulatory elements heighten risk -- and are inherited predominantly from the father

20-Feb-2018
Collaborator Release

Past encounters with the flu shape vaccine response

Immune history influences vaccine effectiveness, interacting with other potential problems arising from the manufacturing process

Uncovering Role of Vaginal Microbiome and Connection to HPV Infection and Cervical Cancer

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Development of a Multivalent Rhinovirus Vaccine

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Systems Biology for Molecular Analysis of Tuberculosis in Ethiopia

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Microbiome and Host Response Signatures for Pneumonia Among Lung Transplant Recipients

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Understanding Biofilm Formation in Urethral Catheters

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The Nasopharynx Microbiome and Pneumococcal Vaccination in Filipino and South African Infants

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Gut Microbiome-Based Metagenomic Signature for Detection of Advanced Fibrosis in Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

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Progression of Esophageal Cancer

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Searching for New Pathogens in Travelers’ Diarrhea

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Transmission Kinetics of RSV Infection

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Southern African Genome Diversity Study

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Skin Microbiome and Psoriasis

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Western Lowland Gorilla Microbiome

The gastrointestinal microbiota composition and function of free range wild Western Lowland Gorillas mirrors macro-ecological patterns.

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TEDDY Infectious Agents

In this study, we propose to investigate the Prokaryotic species associated with the gut microbiome using whole genome shotgun metagenomic sequencing of stool samples via Solexa sequencing technology.

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Vervet Microbiome

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Howler Monkey Microbiome

Gastrointestinal microbial community composition and habitat structure in howler monkeys (Alouatta pigra).

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Vaginal Microbiome Project

A metagenomics approach to understanding the relationship between the vaginal microbiome, bacterial vaginosis, vaginal health and preterm birth.

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Revealing Roles of Uncultivated Species in the Oral Microbiome

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Mouse Microbiome

Enteric dysbiosis associated with a mouse model of alcoholic liver disease. The translocation of bacteria and bacterial products into the circulation contributes to alcoholic liver disease.

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Making a Quantum Leap in Plaque Research

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Bovine Rumen Microbiome

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Coral Pathogen Vibrio coralliilyticus

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The Montastraea faveolata Microbiome

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Bottlenose Dolphin Microbiome

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Chicken Cecum Microbiome

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Individual Human Diploid Genome

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