Microbial communities–microbiomes–in our soil, oceans, and bodies have a lot in common. But current microbiome research is not well coordinated among disciplines. The UCI Microbiome Initiative seeks to create cross-discipline collaboration to discover universal principles about microbiomes across all systems.
Under the Microscope
The UCI Academic Initiative program seeks to unravel some of the world’s most challenging problems through cross-discipline collaboration.
Below are some of the opportunities and challenges for the UCI Microbiome Initiative.