“When microbiome minds come together, there’s good conversation. When the newly formed Colorado State University Microbiome Network recently met at the One Health Institute to explore strategies around growing a thriving network, talk turned to poop pills for koala bears, crime scenes and dead bodies, tilapia farms in Honduras, and buttons declaring “put a microbiome on it.” And that’s exactly what Network coordinator Elizabeth Ryan wants.
“The Microbiome Network gives us the opportunity to share our work and resources. It gives us space and time to explore our individual work with others who are interested in what we are doing through a different lens. The collective knowledge and the sheer energy that comes from people working together is what’s most exciting to me,” he says. Bruno Sobral, One Health Institute director and part of the Network’s steering committee, envisions a thriving network community that will create collective intelligence around microbiome work and create connections among people who share interests and are exploring similar questions in different ways….”
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