- October, 2006
- J. Craig Venter
- Rockville, MD
J. Craig Venter Institute is a non-profit organization engaged in the research of genomics.
The J. Craig Venter Institute is a world leader in genomic research.
It was formed in October 2006 through the merger of several affiliated and legacy organizations â€” The Institute for Genomic Research (TIGR) and The Center for the Advancement of Genomics (TCAG), The J. Craig Venter Science Foundation, The Joint Technology Center, and the Institute for Biological Energy Alternatives (IBEA). Today all these organizations have become one large multidisciplinary genomic-focused organization. With more than 400 scientists and staff, more than 250,000 square feet of laboratory space, and locations in Rockville, Maryland and San Diego, California.
For more than two decades Dr. J. Craig Venter and his research teams have been pioneers in genomic research. The revolution began in 1991 when at the National Institutes of Health Dr. Venter and his team developed expressed sequence tags (ESTs), a new technique to rapidly... See More
Current Team (6)Update
Founder, Chairman, President
Director, Rockville Campus
Director, Microbial & Environmental Genomics Group
Dierctor, San Diego Campus
Scientific Director of Synthetic Biology & Bioenergy and Trustee
Investigator, Synthetic Biology Team
Funding Rounds (1) - $2.40MUpdate
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950..
West Coast Campus
10355 Science Center Drive
San Diego, CA 92121
East Coast Campus
9704 Medical Center Drive
Rockville, MD 20850