GEM is advancing genome science through cutting-edge pilot research projects. Researchers partner across disciplines to investigate connections between the airway microbiome and cancer, probiotics and obesity treatments, and much more. Photo: NHGRI
GEM community outreach provides opportunities for the public to engage in genomic and microbiomic exploration, empowering people with tools to better understand personal health issues. Pictured: 'Balancing Act' installation at the Buffalo Museum of Science
The Coalesce Center for Biological Art provides a dedicated studio laboratory for biological art, graduate positions, interdisciplinary coursework, artist residency opportunities, DIY workshops and exhibitions. Pictured: SOIL, by Nicole Clouston
GEM Vaccine Chats with the Community
The GEM Community of Excellence is now available to host conversations with community and school groups about COVID-19 vaccines. CLICK HERE for more information.
Advancing understanding of the genome, the microbiome and their interaction with the environment, and using this knowledge to benefit humanity in a just, broad-based and responsible manner is a grand challenge of our time.