Partner With Us

Joining the Center for Microbiome Innovation provides access to UC San Diego faculty, researchers, graduate students and postdoctoral researchers who are transforming the field of microbiome research. The Center provides industry partners with a coordinated research environment through which technical and research challenges are tackled in a collaborative environment. We develop the talent and technology the industry needs for the future of microbiome research.



Benefits of Partnership

There are many ways companies can benefit by partnering with the Center. Possibilities include:

  • Recruit our top students
  • Collaborate one-on-one with faculty
  • Embed a visiting Industry Fellow in our labs
  • Industry-faculty-student research teams
  • Research Reviews
  • Fast-track research agreements
  • Access to commercialization engine with lab-to-market focus


"Excellent science and wonderful team! Great collaboration for advancing our understanding of human microbiome." - Ho-Cheol Kim, Program Director, IBM Research


CMI Industry Sponsors