We accelerate microbiome research
and develop new methods for manipulating microbiomes
to improve human health and benefit the environment.

 

UC San Diego is a world-leader in microbiome research, biomedical engineering, quantitative measurements and modeling, cellular and chemical imaging, drug discovery, "omics" sciences and much more. We draw interdisciplinary teams of these researchers together to push the boundaries of human understanding of microbiomes — the distinct constellations of bacteria, viruses and other microorganisms that live within and around humans, other species and the environment.

 

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October 5, 2020

Pavel Pevzner and team unveil new algorithm designed for metagenome assembly in long-read DNA sequencing

Pavel Pevzner, a UC San Diego computer science professor, faculty member of the UC San Diego Center for Microbiome Innovation (CMI), and a team of researchers at UC San Diego, the Dairy Research Center, St. Petersburg State University and the Bioinformatics Institute (St. Petersburg) unveiled in a paper published in Nature Methods, a new algorithm designed for metagenome assembly in long-read DNA sequencing. 


September 22, 2020

L'Oreal Joins UC San Diego Center for Microbiome Innovation (CMI) as Industry Partner

UC San Diego Center for Microbiome Innovation (CMI) announced today that the L’Oreal Group, the world’s leading beauty company, has joined CMI as an Industry Partner. Founded by a chemist in 1909, L’Oreal has a more than 110-year heritage rooted in scientific innovation, delivering the highest quality cosmetic, skincare and beauty products to meet evolving consumer needs around the world.  


   

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