Next-generation sequencing (NGS) has enabled researchers to study the genomes of entire microbial communities. Discover how NGS is used to understand how microbes influence human health and disease.

The Microbiome and its Influence on Health

Trillions of microbes which include bacteria, fungi, archaea, and viruses are contained in the human body. Discover how microorganisms play a fundamental role in well being.

Microbiome Analysis using Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS)

NGS has enabled culture independent analysis of the microbiome. Due to NGS, there are now many studies associating the microbiome with diseases like obesity, autism, and cancer.

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