Help us give a warm welcome to our guest blogger Emily Desmet Ledgerwood, PhD, who shares her experience using uBiome Explorer Kits in her microbiology course at Le Moyne College in Syracuse, New York. We’re excited to share her hands-on experience in learning how gut microbes shape human health! — We are living in an […]
For the uBiome team, working with other scientists is always rewarding, but we particularly enjoyed our recent collaboration with a team of researchers, many of whom were swamped by their lab coats and blue nitrile gloves. Why? Well, they were 9 – 14 year old students participating in a fantastic program in San Francisco called […]
We have a special treat for you today. Guest blogger Dr. Jonathan Hausmann, pediatric and adult rheumatologist at Boston Children’s Hospital and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, has launched his own citizen scientist experiment – the microbiome family. Join us on the exploration of his family’s changing microbiome with this yearlong blog series. They say […]
uBiome Announces Over $1 Million in Microbiome Grant Funding to Support National Microbiome Initiative
The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) is hosting leading experts in the microbiome field from both the public and private sectors to launch the National Microbiome Initiative at the White House today. To support the OSTP’s efforts, uBiome is announcing over $1 million in grant funding to both academic researchers and […]
Win one of (3) Gut Kits! a Rafflecopter giveaway
Guest post by: Ryan Hsu I’m Ryan Hsu, an undergraduate studying Microbial Biology and Computer Science at UC Berkeley and a student researcher at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab where I study human gut bacteria. For me personally, the human microbiome has been a perfect realization of my interests in both microbiology and computer science. I […]
Enter to win one of (10) poo emoji shirts/dresses from Betabrand – over $1,000 in prizes! a Rafflecopter giveaway We will randomize and announce the winners on Facebook within 48 hours of the contest’s conclusion.
Are you an artist, a designer, a sketcher, or just have a ballpoint pen laying around? Introducing the uBiome Bacteria Cartoon Contest Grand Prize: $399 value Second Prize: $199 Value Third Prize: $89 Value How to enter: Submit your […]
Hi, I’m Natasha. One of the first things the doctor said to me when I was first diagnosed with an eating disorder was that by going down this path, I’m basically committing a very slow suicide. Calmly, she explained that as the eating disorder progresses, the brain will shrink and my cognitive functions will decline. The body will […]
We’ve had this question so many times, that I finally had to put a post together to answer it for all of you. Calling in our great friend Richard Sprague again, to help explain: — If you only submit one or two samples, the standard uBiome web page (at http://app.ubiome.com) offers plenty of information about […]
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