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Give to the UCI Microbiome Initiative

Thank you for considering a donation to the Microbiome Initiative at UC Irvine. Your donation will support microbiome education, research, student involvement and community engagement at UC Irvine and beyond. 

Dr. Katrine Whiteson and her lab students pose for a photo. Dr. Whiteson’s studies microbiomes, or microorganisms that live on or in people, plants, soil, oceans and the atmosphere.

Dr. Katrine Whiteson and her lab students pose for a photo. Dr. Whiteson’s studies microbiomes, or microorganisms that live on or in people, plants, soil, oceans and the atmosphere.

Sydney Glassman loading a gel to conduct studies on network analysis of bacterial communities.

Sydney Glassman loading a gel to conduct studies on network analysis of bacterial communities.

Support Microbiome Research and Education

Your donation will empower students, faculty, staff, and community partners with the skills, tools, and relationships to lead the microbiome initiative at UC Irvine and beyond.

$300 Donation

Sponsor an undergraduate’s research project or their attendance at a local conference.

$1,000 Donation

 Sponsor a workshop to train undergraduate and graduate students in microbiome analysis.

$3,000-5,000 Donation 

Create a fellowship to support a graduate student’s research as part of the Microbiome Research Fellows Program.

$10,000 Donation 

Sponsor an interdisciplinary microbiome research project that brings together labs with expertise across systems and supports nascent, groundbreaking research.

$25,000 Donation

Bring together a working group of Initiative faculty, their trainees, and distinguished microbiome scientists from around the world to tackle questions that span microbiome systems by mining and analyzing publically available datasets.

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By clicking ‘donate now’ you will be taken to UC Irvine’s eGiving webpage. The ‘gift designation’ field should be pre-populated with the UCI Microbiome Initiative.