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.
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
CWRU/Cleveland VA findings in mouse models could make inroads against superbugs
DNA/RNA Shield™ Protects Biological Samples Even in Space
New Bestseller Reveals How One Family Discovered They Carried the Gene with over 90% Chance of Developing Cancer
‘Rosehip’ neurons not found in rodents, may be involved in fine-level control between regions of the human brain
Zoo in You Traveling Exhibition
Our bodies are home to trillions of bacteria. This project provides an education resource to middle and high school aged children who are interested in science and medicine.
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.
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.