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Down the Rabbit Hole: The Lung Microbiome – Aran Singanayagam, Imperial College London

Aran Singanayagam is an MRC Clinician Scientist, Group Leader at the Centre for Molecular Bacteriology and Infection (CMBI) at Imperial […]

A Healthy Microbiome Buffers Against the Effect of Antibiotics

Written by Charlotte Harrison, Science Writer  Antibiotics are crucial treatments for bacterial infections. However, antibiotic exposure can lead to changes […]

Understanding How Microbiome Proteins Are Involved in Disease

Written by Vered Smith, Science Writer  Researchers have developed an interaction network that can identify how commensals (such as many […]

A Breath of Fresh Air in Microbiome Research

Over the past few decades, the microbiome has emerged as an exciting area of research. The microbiome is a known […]

Combining single-cell and metagenomics to characterise the microbiome

Metagenomic analysis has greatly advanced our understanding of the human microbiome. However, metagenome-assembled genomes are often imprecise and are unable […]

Changes in gut microbiome associated with brain damage in infants

In a new study, published in Cell Host & Microbe, researchers identified changes in the gut microbiome that are associated […]

Microbiome Sequencing ONLINE – 2021 Edition

Although alterations in the microbiome have been associated with a variety of diseases, the relationships between them are poorly understood. […]

Could Treating Your Microbiome Trigger Healthy Ageing?

The gut microbiome is a significant regulator of the immune system and brain health. As we age, we typically experience […]

Unique microbiome of centenarians may be linked to longevity

A new study by Keio University School of Medicine and the Broad Institute of MIT has revealed that centenarians (people […]

Using metagenomics to analyse bacteria in the human gut microbiome

Researchers have recently used metagenomics to investigate the evolution and persistence of bacteria in the human gut microbiome. The human […]