Answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about the Center for Comparative Genomics.

What types of equipment are available for use in the CCG Lab?

The CCG Lab is outfitted for DNA sequencing and genotyping applications. Photos of the lab and details about equipment may be found on the CCG Lab Page.


What types of projects do people work on in the CCG Lab?

Researchers in the CCG Lab are working on all sorts of plant and animal projects. To see a list of current lab projects please visit our CCG Projects Page.


When was the CCG established?

The CCG was established in the summer of 2008 to support the California Academy of Sciences' Research Division with the resources necessary to participate in the growing field of genomics. The CCG was developed and implemented by Brian Simison and funded by a generous donation by Shirley and Harry Hagey.


How do I become an intern in the CCG Lab?

Interns working in the CCG lab are recruited via the Academy's high school and college internship programs. To obtain more information or apply to one of these programs, please visit the Academy's internship page.


Are there any positions available in CCG?

There are currently no job openings in the CCG, but monitoring the Academy's Careers page is the best way to stay current on opportunities. 

Contact us
Questions about the Center for Comparative Genomics? We'd love to hear from you!
Athena Lam, PhD
Director of CCG