The International Microbiome Centre at the University of Calgary is unique in Canada and is a translational research centre, designed to investigate the microbiome of humans, plants, animals, and the physical environment.
Find new and better ways to diagnose and treat many health issues.
Decrease food waste and production problems.
Explore how microbiomes can have a positive impact on environmental health.
The International Microbiome Centre is made up of research platforms that aim to:
Solving these challenges can have major, lasting change. For the economy, the environment, and world health.
In this sterile environment, microbiome research can be accomplished without interference from outside organisms.
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The Centre is unique in its ability to do imaging of the immune system within organs of germ-free and gnotobiotic animals in real time.
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This platform supports researchers by supplying innovative information on metabolite profiles related to the microbiome.
We need an additional $25 million to fund research that can lead to major advances. When you invest in the International Microbiome Centre, you're helping reduce disease and create better health. You’re investing in world-class researchers, a one-of a-kind facility, and groundbreaking technology.
Industry collaborations are vital for our growth and keeping our research relevant to real-world applications. We’re dedicated to establishing collaborations with companies in North America and internationally. We offer three types of partnerships: fee-for-service, research collaboration, and industry membership.
Contact Shaunna Huston, Director, Programs and Business for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Shaunna Huston, ACCN RN, BSc, PhD Director, Programs and Business, International Microbiome Centre and Infections, Inflammation and Chronic Diseases in the Changing Environment (IICD) Strategic Research Theme
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