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Company Overview of J. Craig Venter Institute, Inc.

Company Overview

J. Craig Venter Institute, Inc. operates as a not-for-profit genomics research organization in the United States. The company conducts research on human genomic medicine, infectious diseases, plant genomics, microbial and environmental genomics, synthetic biology and biological energy, bioinformatics, and software engineering. It also develops a suite of software packages for sequencing/assembly, gene finding, annotation, genome analysis, microarray data analysis and normalization, protein expression quantitation, computational management, and cloud-based bioinformatics. In addition, the company publishes journals based on its research. J. Craig Venter Institute, Inc. was founded in 2006 and...

9704 Medical Center Drive

Rockville, MD 20850

United States

Founded in 2006

Phone:

301-795-7000

Fax:

301-838-0208

Key Executives for J. Craig Venter Institute, Inc.

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J. Craig Venter Institute, Inc. Key Developments

J. Craig Venter Institute Hires Nicole Deberg as Chief Operating Officer

The J. Craig Venter Institute announced they have hired Nicole DeBerg as Chief Operating Officer (COO). DeBerg is based in the JCVI La Jolla, California facility and reports to J. Craig Venter, Ph.D., Founder, Chairman and CEO for JCVI and Karen Nelson, Ph.D., JCVI President. She will be responsible for a variety of operational functions at JCVI including finance and sponsored projects. DeBerg comes to JCVI most recently from the San Diego Housing Commission where she was Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Vice President, Financial Services.

J. Craig Venter Institute Awards Approximately $25 Million Grant from NIH to Establish Genome Center for Infectious Diseases

Scientists from the J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI) have been awarded a five year grant from the NIH's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) to establish and operate a Genome Center for Infectious Diseases (GCID). Funding for this Center is up to $25 million over the 5 year award period. The goal of the grant is to further develop and enhance basic science understanding of infectious diseases by increased focus on and analysis of the pathogens responsible for infectious disease. The findings and outcomes from the work will be available as a resource for the broad scientific community. The research, led by JCVI co- principal investigators, Karen Nelson, Ph.D., President and William Nierman, Ph.D., Professor, Infectious Disease Group, will involve more than 50 collaborators at approximately 40 research organizations around the world.

J. Craig Venter Institute, Inc. Presents at FT US Healthcare and Life Sciences Conference, May-15-2014 04:10 PM

J. Craig Venter Institute, Inc. Presents at FT US Healthcare and Life Sciences Conference, May-15-2014 04:10 PM. Venue: New York Hilton Midtown, 1335 Avenue of the Americas, New York, New York, United States. Speakers: J. Craig Venter, Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

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