PRESS RELEASE: Microbiome Insights launches new shallow shotgun sequencing service

VANCOUVER, CANADA – October 25, 2019 Accurate information on microbiome function and high-resolution taxonomy is very valuable for microbiome studies—but the high cost of shotgun metagenomic sequencing can be a barrier. Now Microbiome Insights, a...

Read more

Microbiome Insights workshop brings Emory University researchers up to date on latest methods for microbiome analysis

The Microbiome Insights team was pleased to visit Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing on Emory University campus in August to lead a 2-day workshop on methods for microbiome analysis: both 16S rRNA gene sequencing and shotgun metagenomics. With...

Read more

New study helps disentangle gut microbiome signature of obesity versus type 2 diabetes

Obesity and type 2 diabetes (T2D) often occur together, and metabolic disease is linked to alterations in the gut microbiome but the changes associated uniquely with obesity versus T2D have been unclear. However, data now show that obesity along...

Read more

Experts publish summary on microbiome contributions to age-related diseases and possible interventions to support healthy aging

Rapidly aging populations and the increasing prevalence of age-related diseases are issues facing many societies. While aging is a complex and not fully understood process, the microbiome and diet are receiving attention as potential ways to support...

Read more