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J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI)

J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI)

A nonprofit genomic research institute dedicated to advances in human health and the environment.

J. Craig Venter Institute is a not-for-profit genomic research institute dedicated to advances in human health and the environment through better understanding genomic medicine, infectious disease, plant, microbial and environmental genomics, synthetic biology and biological energy, and bioinformatics. The J. Craig Venter Institute was founded in 1992 by Craig Venter. The organization has facilities in La Jolla, California and Rockville, Maryland. J. Craig Venter Institute is registered as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.



The J. Craig Venter Institute was originally named The institute for genomic Research (TIGR), but after several consolidation taking place in 2004 and 2006 the institute was renamed to The J. Craig Venter Institute. 

Achievements

The J. Craig Venter Institute is known for being the first organization to sequence the genome of the first free living organism (Haemophilus influenzae) in 1995, and successfully sequencing and analyzing the human genome working with Celera Genomics in 2001. Other notable achievements made by The J. Craig Venter Institute include: creating the first synthetic cell, sequencing the first diploid human genome, discovering over 60 million new genes from the Sorcerer II Global Expedition, cataloguing the human microbiome, and researching a variety of infectious diseases and antibiotic resistances.





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andrew smolik

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Arnav Aggarwal

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Brett Pickett, Ph.D.

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Brian Lamb

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Daniela Campanella

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Dennis Perng

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Haibao Tang

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Isaac Yonemoto

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Ismail Liban

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Jaideep Sundaram

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Jessica Walton

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Jonathan Chen

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Orianna Bretschger McCrow

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Pietro Carlo Sette

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