The Microbiota Vault initiative provides an equitable framework for the study and preservation of microbial diversity worldwide. It collaborates closely with Local Working Collections who retain control over their specimens. The Microbiota Vault initiative supports equitable and inclusive approaches to microbiome research and preservation.
Dominguez-Bello et al., 2016
Microbiota Vault EDI policy
EventsSymbNET PhD Summer School on Host-Microbe Symbioses in Portugal
This Summer School is designed for PhD students interested in host-microbe symbioses to acquire an in depth understanding of the field from diverse perspectives through the interaction with experts in this research area. These include researchers using different model systems, and levels of analysis from molecular biology, to ecology and evolution. The Summer School will have an emphasis on functionally understanding these symbioses, with approaches including genomics and metabolomics. The students will acquire critical knowledge for their future choice of research direction.
In-depth feature by Razor about the Microbiota Vault. To help maintain and improve the health of current and future generations, a global initiative of scientists,…
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The Radio Télévision Suisse (RTS), the Swiss public broadcasting organisation for the french-speaking part of Switzerland, reports on the Microbiota Vault Initiative and showcases the…