Global initiative focuses on agricultural microbiomes to link productivity, food quality, and better health

The worldwide demand for food crops is only increasing and research is proving that plant and soil microbes are crucial to the growth and production of crops. Therefore, it’s highly important to gain a thorough understanding of these microbiomes...

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Studying the Microbiota-Gut-Brain Axis and Behaviour

The involvement of the gut microbiome in communication with the brain and its influence on human behaviour is an exciting area of research. The bidirectional signalling between the gastrointestinal (GI) tract (including gut microbes) and the...

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Happy International Women's Day from Microbiome Insights

At Microbiome Insights, we're proud of the women on our team who help us do what we do. It's important to us that we recruit only the best and most driven individuals -- and we are proud that more than 40% of our employees and leaders are women. 

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Should everyone in the microbiome field adopt the same standards?

The need for standardization is a popular topic at recent microbiome conferences. With technologies having advanced rapidly over the past two decades, is the field now ready to define and adopt standard operating protocols (SOPs) for all stages...

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‘What to expect when you’re expecting to grow old’: An interview with Whole Body Microbiome co-authors, Drs. Jessica and Brett Finlay

As microbiome science advances rapidly, the number of books on microbiome-related topics is growing—yet it can be difficult to find reliable, science-based information. The hottest new microbiome book not only contains robust scientific...

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Microbiome Insights’ Top Five Moments of 2018

Every company has a mission; ours goes above and beyond delivering top-notch microbiome data & bioinformatic analysis. Here’s what our team strives for everyday:

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Why and how do scientists study the microbiome? Highlighting the Microbiomes in Transition Initiative [VIDEO]

Microbiome Insights co-founder Dr. Bill Mohn chairs the Advisory Board to the Microbiomes in Transition (MinT) program at the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). In this video, our Scientific Advisory Board member ...

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Global Engage 6th Microbiome R&D and Business Collaboration Forum Summary: Days 1 & 2

Leaders in the microbiome industry met in San Diego (USA) for two days, on October 29th and 30th, 2018, to dive into the advancements in research and product development that have occurred to date. Microbiome Insights was an exhibitor at this...

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Rethinking germs: Healthy living with our microbes [VIDEO]

In this series of videos, Microbiome Insights co-founder Dr. Brett Finlay, along with Dr. Jennifer Gardy, answers questions about the microbiome and its role in human health and development—making a case for rethinking what it means to live a...

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Denise Kelly representing Seventure on what makes a successful microbiome company

A growing number of start-up microbiome companies—from new players in the established probiotics industry, to university spin-outs focused on novel microbiome-based therapeutics—are looking for support and funding. In this competitive environment,...

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