Beneficial Microbes for Marine Organisms

Initiative Type: Network

Belém Statement Area: Ocean Resources

Initiative Location: Brazil,United States of America

Time Frame: Ongoing


The Beneficial Microbes for Marine Organisms (BMMO) project aims to establish formal and close collaboration between researchers working on the interactions of marine hosts and their associated microbiomes and microbiome manipulation. The objectives are to understand the beneficial and pathogenic roles of the microbiome associated with marine organisms, strengthening our efforts towards marine ecosystems protection and restoration, as well as the development of sustainable aquaculture systems.

Contact: Raquel Peixoto, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

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