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Microbiome Otago is a leader of research on the microscopic inhabitants of the human body and their impact on health and disease.

This highly topical research area has the potential to transform our understanding of how coexistence with trillions of microbial beings affects our lives.

Scientific and clinical expertise

Hosted by the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Microbiome Otago is a multidisciplinary research collaboration of 38 scientific and clinical researchers spanning a diversity of disciplines and institutes in New Zealand and overseas.

Read more about our current research projects