2 06, 2020

The Microbiome in the Food System – our video is now available in German!


Awareness of the microbiome has grown considerably in the general public over the last few years, but it is largely limited to the microbes associated with gut health. MicrobiomeSupport has produced a video which is [...]

25 05, 2020

Standards for better (re-)use of data – Day 3 of workshop series on methodology


Our May workshop series on standards came to an end on 20th May 2020 with discussions and exchanges on how to make use of existing data to enhance our understanding of microbiome structures and functions [...]

20 05, 2020

Standards in bioinformatics analysis – Day 2 of workshop series on methodology


The MicrobiomeSupport online workshop series on methodology in microbiome research (in collaboration with CAMI) continued in it’s second day on 19th May 2020 with standardization around bioinformatics approaches (for a summary of our discussions on [...]

19 05, 2020

Defining standards in microbiome research – Day 1 of workshop series on methodology


On Monday 18th March 2020, a three-day long MicrobiomeSupport workshop series on methodology in microbiome research started, in collaboration with CAMI, the community-led initiative on Critical Assessment of Metagenome Interpretation. The first workshop on Monday [...]

9 03, 2020

Insights into the ‘Food Systems Microbiome’ Working Group Meeting, February 2020


During a recent International Bioeconomy Forum (IBF) meeting, IBF 'Food Systems Microbiomes' Working Group (supported by MicrobiomeSupport) met to elaborate on the need for research on the food systems microbiome and how it could be [...]

5 03, 2020

Global microbiome research investment: gaps and duplications


During a recent workshop on 4 March 2020 in Brussels, the MicrobiomeSupport team hosted a trans-sectorial workshop with stakeholders from funding agencies, industry and academia. The aim was to discuss research and innovation needs and [...]