Foundation president, Harvey Fineberg, and chairman and co-founder, Gordon Moore, discuss the Statement of Founders' Intent with staff.
Moore Foundation Headquarters 1661 Page Mill Road, Palo Alto, CA 94304
The J. Craig Venter Institute will use this grant to perform metagenomic surveys of biofilm microbial communities and associated planktonic populations in Botany Bay, Australia. Grant outputs include the generation and annotation of over 1.2 million sequencing lanes of DNA sequence data, and the prompt public release of these data to a public DNA sequence data repository. This effort is expected to assess the microbial diversity in biofilm communities that inhabit the surfaces of sponges and macroalgae and may lead to the discovery of novel bioactive compounds.
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J. Craig Venter Institute
New genetic tools for marine diatoms
A new community resource for comparing complex microbial gene expression patterns
A metagenomic study of unique Antarctic environments
Global Ocean Survey Metagenomics: Botany Bay
Global Ocean Survey Metagenomics: Indian Ocean and French Polynesia
Sequencing Marine Microbes From Culture Collections (Phase II)
Microbial Genome Sequencing Project
Environmental Genome Shotgun Sequencing
Creating positive outcomes for future generations.