Metagenomics

May 4th, 2014 | By | Category: Bioinformatics, Other

metagenomicsResearchers: Yu Peng

Metagenomics is the direct sequencing and analysis of microbial communities in environmental or host-constrained samples, which offers a viable way to study more than 99% of all microbes that are unculturable. But analyses of complex mixtures of organisms remain challenging. We are interested in developing new analysis methods to understand the composition and function of a microbial community and how microbiome is related to human health and environment.

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