Translational Microbiome Science
The Alkek Center for Metagenomics and Microbiome Research offers:
- Discovery and Innovation: We offer safe, innovative approaches and new horizons for the study of the microbiome.
- Federal Policy and Public Education: We initiate educational outreach programs to help our collaborators understand the microbiome for healthcare implementation.
- Biological Interactions: We provide a market-leading platform for large cohort studies that identify organisms associated with human health and disease.
- Next Generation of Scientists: We create curricula that supports cross-disciplinary microbiome research to scientists to accelerate scientific excellence around the world.
- Therapeutics and Diagnostics: We develop models that predict microbiome functions for therapeutic applications and diagnostics implementation.
- Commerce and Industry: We partner with pioneers and entrepreneurs who are expanding and investing in personalized medicine within the new microbiome industry.