Search TIGR's Gene Indicies using WU-BLAST 2.0
The TIGR Drosophila Gene Index is released
Summer Fellowship/Internship Information and Application now available (Deadline is Mar. 19th)
Search Unfinished Genomes
Agenda for Genome Seminar (part of the AAAS Annual Meeting)
Third Annual Conference on Microbial Genomes Information
The complete sequence of chromosome 2 of Plasmodium falciparum is published.
Updated Publications Page has over 40 new entries
Updated BAC Ends Protocols available in PDF format
Claire Fraser, Ph.D. is named new TIGR President
Sailing the Seas in Search of Microbes
Projects aimed at collecting big data about the ocean’s tiniest life forms continue to expand our view of the seas.
What the Public Should Not Know
J. Craig Venter, PhD, argues scientists have “a moral obligation to communicate what they're doing to the public,” and that more studies deserve greater public criticism.
Scientists coax cells with the world’s smallest genomes to reproduce normally
The discovery could sharpen scientists’ understanding of which functions are crucial for normal cells and what the many mysterious genes in these organisms are doing
San Diego arts, health, science and youth groups to share $71M from Prebys Foundation
The J. Craig Venter Institute is the recipient of three awards totaling more than $1.5M to study SARS-CoV-2 and heart disease
Reflections on the 20th Anniversary of the First Publication of the Human Genome
A new wave of research is needed to make ample use of humanity’s “most wondrous map”
Scientists rush to determine if mutant strain of coronavirus will deepen pandemic
U.S. researchers have been slow to perform the genetic sequencing that will help clarify the situation
After saving countless lives, Nobel laureate Hamilton Smith retires as his own health falters
He has been a fixture in San Diego science for decades
The 'Wondrous Map': Charting of the Human Genome, 20 Years Later
Twenty years ago, President Bill Clinton announced completion of what was arguably one of the greatest advances of the modern era: the first draft sequence of the human genome.
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