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Berkeley Lab Researchers Win Four Early Career Awards

Berkeley Lab researchers have won four DOE Office of Science Early Career Research Program awards, in the second year of the planned annual award program. The five-year, $2.5 million awards are intended to support young scientists in the formative stages of their careers. The winners were chosen from over a thousand applicants by outside scientific experts.

Integrated Microbial Genomics Reaches Out to Include Human Microbial Communities

Integrated Microbial Genomics with Microbiome Samples (IMG/M) is a powerful computational tool for understanding metagenomics, the collective genomes of communities of microorganisms. IMG/M will soon be expanded to include metagenomic data from humans, opening insights into how microbial communities in the human body maintain, threaten, or otherwise affect our health.