News Release 18-032
Federal partners release Interagency Strategic Plan for Microbiome Research
Interagency group seeks collaboration to accelerate research in critical emerging areas of science and engineering
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Microbiomes play critical roles in natural systems, from coral reefs to human bodies.
The coral Diploastrea heliopora, whose dome-shaped colonies can reach sizes of up to 5 meters across, were the subject of an NSF-supported microbiome study led by Pennsylvania State University. Find out more about this image in the NSF Multimedia Gallery. https://www.nsf.gov/news/mmg/mmg_disp.jsp?med_id=81497
Credit: Ryan McMinds, Oregon State University
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