Supporting One Health

Preserving microbial diversity

To forever secure the basis of the naturally evolved diversity of the microbiota important to humankind to support health globally.

Hand in hand with Local Working Collections

Equitable Framework

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.
See also:
Dominguez-Bello et al., 2016
Microbiota Vault EDI policy

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Events4th GloMiNe Chile 2024

The fourth Global Microbiome Network online symposium encompassed talks from the fields of microbiology, molecular biology, ecology, bioinformatics, anthropology, conservation, preservation, ethics, and public health. The symposium discussed and promoted the value of microbial biodiversity and the importance of conservation efforts. GloMiNe for Chile was hosted by the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. This is an initiative under the mission of Microbiota Vault to conserve long-term health for humanity and the environment where we live.

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