Microbiome Research Strategy

Publication Date: July 2023

Recent advances in data science and engineering biology have accelerated the capabilities of microbiome engineering research. To harness these new capabilities and boost innovation, EBRC highlights technical methods, computational tools, testbed infrastructure, and data sharing requirements are in need of federal investment. These efforts should be coordinated across the Federal Government to capitalize on momentum and bolster productivity throughout the field.

Keywords: engineering biology, executive order, horizon scanning, data sharing, data science, next-generation sequencing, omics, infrastructure

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