Scheuermann and his laboratory team (several of whom will be accompanying him to JCVI) have been very successful in securing substantial federal and state grants and contracts to support their research. They will continue their work as part of several of these grants and contracts at JCVI including: NIH/NIAID Bioinformatics Resource Center (BRC) for Infectious Diseases for which they are developing the Virus Pathogen Database and Analysis Resource (ViPR); and the Influenza Research Database (IRD); and the NIH/NIAID Bioinformatics Integration Support Contract for which they are developing a comprehensive scientific information management system, the Immunology Data Warehouse and Analysis Portal (ImmPort).
In 2002 Scheuermann took a sabbatical at the University of California, San Diego, and San Diego Supercomputer Center as a visiting scholar. While there he developed relational databases, web interfaces and data analysis algorithms to better understand signal transduction at the whole cellular level.
Prior to his career at U.T. Southwestern, Scheuermann was a research member at the Basel Institute for Immunology in Basel, Switzerland from 1986 to 1991.
Scheuermann received his Bachelor of Science degree in Life Sciences in 1981 from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his Ph.D. in Molecular Biology in 1986 from the University of California, Berkeley.
About the J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI)
The JCVI is a not-for-profit research institute in Rockville, MD and San Diego, CA dedicated to the advancement of the science of genomics; the understanding of its implications for society; and communication of those results to the scientific community, the public, and policymakers. Founded by J. Craig Venter, Ph.D., the JCVI is home to approximately 300 scientists and staff with expertise in human and evolutionary biology, genet
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