To support and engage a CSU-wide group of scholars interested in understanding the functional and structural basis of microbiomes, and their ecological relevance and applications to human, animal, plant and soil biology, and environmental systems.
in funded research
Microbe scientist Jessica Metcalf receives early-career award
The associate professor in the Department of Animal Sciences is fascinated by our relationship with the trillions of invisible, living organisms inhabiting our bodies, and most notably, our guts. And she wants to know how evolutionary forces, like rural-to-urban lifestyle changes and the….
Uncovering microbial interactions with a network of scientists
The project began before I officially joined Dr. Kelly Wrighton’s lab during my rotation project. Dr. Barbara Wolfe, a veterinarian at the Columbus Zoo and faculty member at Ohio State University, approached Kelly about a moose calf that was dying from gastrointestinal stress with diarrhea…
Understanding plant-microbiome interactions could improve plant health and yield
A coordinated effort to understand plant microbiomes could boost plant health and agricultural productivity, according to a Perspective published in the open access journal PLOS Biology by…
End of Semester Happy Hour
Illumina-sponsored happy hour
December 19, 2018
Tap and Handle
307 S College Ave, Fort Collins
1st Annual Front Range Microbiome Symposium
Mark your calendars for this inaugural event! Details coming soon!
April 18-19, 2019