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Meet the Microbiome

Related projects and staff


Argonne National Laboratories
University of Illinois
University of Chicago
Illinois Institute of Technology U.S. Department of Agriculture.


The Shedd Aquarium Microbiome Project is made possible by generous gifts from aquarium supporters including the Institute of Museum and Library Services, National Science Foundation and Arthur and Elaine V. Johnson Foundation.