Image alt text: A sprout growing in the earth, symbolic of the UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute’s mission and vision for better health and a better planet

Our Vision

Focusing the power of genomics — collaboratively, openly and ethically — for the benefit of both the individual and the planet.

The UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute’s Mission

We create advanced technologies and open-source genomics platforms to unravel evolutionary patterns, molecular processes and the underpinnings of disease. Our platforms, technologies and scientists unite global communities to create and deploy data-driven, life-saving treatments and innovative environmental and conservation efforts.

We will openly and responsibly share what we learn and create. We are a public institution dedicated to creating a healthier world.

We are…

Unlocking life’s code