Mangrove Microbiome Initiative (MMI)

Under construction

The aim of this platform is to facilitate collaborative work to elucidate different roles of microbiomes associated with mangrove sediment and organisms, as well as to characterize the key biogeochemical processes held in coastal areas and related ecosystems.

Chairs:
Alexandre Rosado – Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and University of California Davis, USA

Jack Gilbert – University of California San Diego, USA

Team:

Ian M. Head, Newcastle University, UK

Jorge Rodrigues, University of California Davis

Norman Duke, James Cook University, Australia

Martin Zimmer Leibniz-Centre for Marine Tropical Research (ZMT) and University of Bremen, Germany

Jonathan Eisen, University of California Davis

Howard Junca, Microbiomas Foundation, Chia, Colombia and Leibniz Institute DSMZ-German Collection of Microorganisms and Cell Cultures GmbH, Germany

Vânia Melo, Federal University of Ceará , Brazil

Christiane Hassenrück, Leibniz-Centre for Marine Tropical Research (ZMT), Germany

Véronique Helfer, Leibniz-Centre for Marine Tropical Research (ZMT), Germany

Raquel Peixoto, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and University of California Davis, USA

Sarah M. Allard, University of California San Diego, USA

Huxley Makonde, Technical University of Mombasa, Kenya

Diego Javier Jiménez Avella, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia

Matthew T. Costa, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, USA