Vanderbilt Microbiome Initiative
Apr. 16, 2021—The Vanderbilt Microbiome Initiative’s annual boot camp series will introduce participants to an analytical and experimental workflow and web-based visual tools to study and investigate the microbiome. Workshop II in the series is scheduled for Monday, May 17, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. CT.
Mar. 2, 2021—Seth Bordenstein, Centennial Professor of Biological Sciences and director of the Vanderbilt Microbiome Initiative, has been elected to fellowship in the American Academy of Microbiology.
Feb. 22, 2021—The Vanderbilt Microbiome Initiative Postdoc Association, in association with the Vanderbilt Microbiome Initiative and VI4 research communities, will host Dr. Ruth Ley of the Max Planck Institute in Tübingen, Germany, on Wednesday, Feb. 24, at noon.
Jan. 25, 2021—The Vanderbilt Microbiome Initiative 2020-21 boot camp series will introduce participants to a new analytical workflow and web-based visual tools to study and investigate the microbiome. Workshop II in the series is scheduled for Friday, Feb. 26, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Sep. 14, 2020—The 4th annual Vanderbilt Microbiome Initiative Boot Camp will kick off the first in a series of computational boot camps with an introduction to the importance of proper experimental design, data analysis and interpretation of microbiome sequencing data.
Aug. 28, 2020—Single-cell and multisystem analysis leads cell biologists at Vanderbilt to new understanding of rare cells, with potential inflammation-reducing therapeutics for Crohn’s disease and IBD patients.
Jun. 24, 2020—The Vanderbilt Undergraduate Microbiome Society recently made a donation of $1,000 to Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee as part of VUMS’ efforts to raise awareness about the microbiome and to better the local community.
Jun. 22, 2020—Join the Vanderbilt Microbiome Initiative for a special World Microbiome Day seminar and Q&A session on Friday, June 26, featuring Professor Nandita Garud from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Seeing the unseen: Vanderbilt science hub helps set a standard for innovative microbiome research, education
Dec. 19, 2019—The Vanderbilt Microbiome Initiative is receiving attention for its role as a standard bearer for other microbiome programs, thanks to a new article on the importance and emergence of microbiome centers – academic hubs of microbiome-related research.
Sep. 16, 2019—The Vanderbilt Microbiome Initiative Boot Camp is an annual workshop to train students and staff in microbiome study design, big data analysis and interpretation.The event will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 8 at the Wyatt Center, Room 130.
Aug. 13, 2019—Vanderbilt investigators demonstrated that intestinal cells promote beneficial microbe behavior — the findings support developing microbiota-based therapies for intestinal health.
Aug. 14, 2018—Six faculty-led teams have received 2018 Microbiome Venture Fund awards to pursue projects related to the broad category of microbiomes—the totality of microbes in or on an environment.