Microbiota Research Interest Group

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The Microbiota Research Interest Group welcomes all researchers interested in microbial communities in the broadest sense, including impact on human and animal health and disease, ecological and agricultural microbiomes, meta-omics and bioinformatics, and novel intersections with microbiota.

Themes and Representatives:

  • Human Health and Disease
    • Dr. Robert Alaniz, Department of Microbial Pathogenesis and Immunology, College of Medicine
  • Animal Health and Disease
    • Dr. Jan SuchodolskiDepartment of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
  • Ecology and Agricultural Microbiomes
  • Tools and Technologies
    • Dr. Arul Jayaraman, Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering, 

      College of Engineering

Past Events:

Microbiota Open Forum, Nov. 8, 2016 - Flyer


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Core for Integrated Microbiota Research (CIMR)
Integrated Metabolomics Analysis Core (IMAC)
National Microbiome Initiative
Kavli Microbiome Ideas Challenge

Current NIH funding opportunities in Microbiome Research
NSF Vision for Microbiome Research
NIH Human Microbiome Project
Earth Microbiome Project

For additional information please contact:

  • Shannon Eyre, administrative coordinator, Division of Research