DOE Science Showcase - Genomics

DNA with Features

"DNA with Features,"  
Image Credit: Office of Biological and Environmental Research, U.S. DOE Office of Science.

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Genomics is a scientific field focused on sequencing and analyzing genomes, the complete set of genetic material encoding the biological instructions for developing and maintaining an organism. Insights from genomic information are catalyzing an extraordinary transformation in our understanding of biological systems and how we can use their capabilities to address challenges in the environment, energy, industry, biomedical, and other application areas.

DOE’s Genomic Science Program research is conducted at national laboratories and universities and includes single-investigator projects, multi-institutional collaborations, and fundamental research centers. The genome sequences of organisms studied in these projects are provided largely by the DOE Joint Genome Institute, a premier genome science user facility dedicated to energy and the environment.  


DOE Genomics Research Information on



DOE Genomics Research Information in DOE Databases

  • Scitech Connectsearch results from DOE science, technology and engineering research programs
  • - search results from U.S. federal science agencies 

For additional information, see the OSTI Catalogue of Collections.



Related Links of Interest

DOE Office of Science

Biological and Environmental Research

Biological Systems Science Division

2013 Progress Report -- DOE Joint Genome Institute, Scitech Connect

Genome Portal & Tree of Life

Virtual Library on Genetics

Biological and Environmental Research Abstracts Database

Research Summary Genomic Science Program, February 2014

Research for Sustainable Bioenergy: Linking Genomic and Ecosystem Sciences 

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 "Community of Cells,"
Image Credit:  Office of Biological and
Environmental Research,
U.S. DOE Office of Science.


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Last updated on Wednesday 15 March 2017