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J. Craig Venter Institute Awarded $43 Million, Five Year Contract From NIAID to Continue to Develop and Provide Sequencing, Genotyping, and Bioinformatics Expertise and Services in Infectious Diseases
Date:5/29/2009

ROCKVILLE, Md., May 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI) announced today that they have been awarded a $43 million, five year contract from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, as one of their Genomic Sequencing Centers for Infectious Diseases (GSCID). Led by co-principal investigators, William Nierman, Ph.D., and Robert Strausberg, Ph.D., the contract will enable JCVI to continue to expand its decades-long expertise in infectious diseases and human genomics by providing important genomic services to the broader scientific community.

"The current worldwide outbreak of H1N1 flu, and the increasing prevalence of new and emerging infectious diseases makes our work more necessary than ever," said J. Craig Venter, Ph.D., founder and president, JCVI. "Since our first sequencing of the Haemophilus influenzae genome in 1995, to our most recent work in sequencing the isolates from the 2009 H1N1 flu outbreak, JCVI is committed to being a major source for leading edge genomic data and tools to further scientific understanding of the microbial world and how it affects humans."

Over the course of the five year contract JCVI will work collaboratively with NIAID to provide genomics resources that are responsive to the needs of the global infectious disease community. To do this, JCVI investigators with scientific and technical expertise in infectious diseases, human genomics, DNA sequencing, genotyping, and bioinformatics, will continue to generate comprehensive genomic data sets that will enable pathogen countermeasures such as vaccines, therapeutics, diagnostics, and surveillance methods.

Since 2003, JCVI (and through legacy organization, TIGR) has been providing these important services as a contractor under what was previously referred to as the NIAID Microbial Genome Centers program. During that contract per
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