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2014-09-09 12:29:14

LA JOLLA, Calif., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI), a not-for-profit genomic research organization, announced today 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...

2014-07-29 16:26:24

LA JOLLA, Calif., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Human Longevity, Inc. (HLI), a genomics and cell therapy-based diagnostic and therapeutic company focused on extending the healthy, high performance human life span, today announced they have hired Franz Och, Ph.D., an expert in machine learning and machine translation as the company's Chief Data Scientist. Och comes to HLI from Google where he was Distinguished Research Scientist and the Head of Google Translate. He will report directly...

2014-06-09 16:23:53

WASHINGTON, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As more Americans are calling themselves non-religious (30% of Americans younger than 30 are without religious adherence) and a growing body of religious citizens are calling out the pro-Christian bent to politics around the country, Americans and their politicians are being called to consider what it means to be a nation which equally defends freedom of religion and freedom from religion as well....

2014-06-05 12:29:58

Center will utilize next generation genomic sequencing and analysis technologies to better understand infectious disease pathogens, and create resource for the research community ROCKVILLE, Md. and LA JOLLA, Calif., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists from the J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI), a not-for-profit genomic research organization, have been awarded a five year grant from the NIH's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) to establish and operate a...

2014-05-28 08:32:56

ROCKVILLE, Md. and SAN DIEGO, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Policy researchers from the J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI), the University of Virginia, and EMBO today released a report detailing the challenges faced by regulators with the increased use of more sophisticated synthetic biology technologies to engineer plants and microbes and some options for dealing with these challenges. The authors conclude that while the United States governmental agencies tasked with oversight of products...

2014-05-06 16:30:32

JERSEY CITY, N.J., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Liberty Science Center will hold its Genius Gala 3.0 on Friday, May 9, 2014, with three distinguished honorees-inventor Dean Kamen, ocean explorer Dr. Sylvia A. Earle, and genomics pioneer J. Craig Venter, Ph.D.-and special guest Erno Rubik. In addition, European Union President Jose Barroso and Academy Award-winning actress and activist Susan Sarandon will pay tribute to Erno Rubik, creator of the Rubik's Cube, and the three Genius Award...

2014-05-06 16:27:36

LONDON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Synthetic Biology Industryhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/biotechnology/synthetic_biology.htmlThis report analyzes the worldwide markets for Synthetic Biology in US$ Thousands by the following Application Areas: Energy & Chemicals, Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for theUS, Canada, Japan, Europe,...

2014-04-28 23:02:03

Join us on May 4 for one last explosive MythBusters event; USF Engineers will be on site to show some creative combustions while learning the science behind the reaction (from a safe distance). From Hydrogen to Nitrogen, be ready to be blown away. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibition, the Discovery Channel’s Emmy®-nominated series, is in its final two weeks at the Museum of Science & Industry (MOSI) in Tampa. The series has come to life to...

2014-04-02 08:32:55

Human Longevity and Synthetic Genomics Lease 125,300 Square Feet at 4570 Executive Drive SAN DIEGO, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: BMR) today announced two expanding genomic research organizations co-founded by J. Craig Venter will fully occupy the 4570 Executive Drive property in University Towne Centre in San Diego, California. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20091005/BIOMEDLOGO Synthetic Genomics Inc. (SGI) will lease approximately 69,700...

2014-03-04 12:26:03

HLI is Building World's Largest Genotype/Phenotype Database by Sequencing up to 40,000 Human Genomes/Year Combined with Microbiome, Metabolome and Clinical Data to Develop Life Enhancing Therapies SAN DIEGO, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Human Longevity Inc. (HLI), a genomics and cell therapy-based diagnostic and therapeutic company focused on extending the healthy, high performance human life span, was announced today by co-founders J. Craig Venter, Ph.D., Robert Hariri, M.D.,...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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