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About JMU CGEMS

The JMU Center for Genome & Metagenome Studies supports innovative, leading-edge research and training in the methods and principles of genomics, metagenomics, transcriptomics, proteomics and bioinformatics for students at all levels. CGEMS supports and fosters collaboration among researchers and students in a variety of departments and colleges. CGEMS also sponsors seminars, and provides outreach to other higher education institutions in Virginia as well as area schools.

Mission
The mission of CGEMS is to support innovative research and training in the methods and principles of genomics, metagenomics, and bioinformatics in order to provide an exemplary learning experience for undergraduate and graduate students.

Objectives
  1. Support Next-Generation Sequencing and genome analysis needs of student and faculty research and courses
  2. Work with faculty to integrate innovative new genomic and metagenomic laboratories and hands-on modules into existing STEM courses as well as to develop new courses
  3. Support additional activities such as inter-university collaboration, seminar speakers, outreach to local schools and colleges

Positions

Present Center for Genome & Metagenome Studies (CGEMS), James Madison University
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CGEMS Faculty-Student Research Publications (9)

Recent student co-authored peer-reviewed research publications from JMU CGEMS affiliate faculty members.

CGEMS Faculty 4-VA Grant Recipients (4)

Featured CGEMS affiliate faculty research programs funded by intramural 4-VA Research Grants