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FlintWaterStudy Research Fundraiser on GoFundMe #BuiltEnvironment #microBEnet


By: Jonathan Eisen

This seems like an incredibly worthy cause: Source: FlintWaterStudy Research Fundraiser by Siddhartha Roy - GoFundMe In addition it is directly connected to the mission of microBEnet in that this is a fundraiser for the work of Marc Edwards, He is a professor at Virginia Tech and one of the heroes of the Flint Water…

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The White House wants feedback from "All Microbiome-Science Champions" - give it - give…


By: Jonathan Eisen

The White House OSTP is looking for input on microbiome work - plans, funding, resources, databases, fellowships, hires, and more.  They are collecting this information, I assume, to help guide their new microbiome related initiative(s).  I hope many many people comment including lots of people thinking about the Built Environment and its connection to microbiomes.…

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Science Friday Covers the Biology of the Built Environment "Bacterial Cloud" Work


By: Jonathan Eisen

There is a new Youtube Video out from Science Friday today featuring the BioBE Center at the University of Oregon.

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Interesting new paper on green building water systems  


By: Jonathan Eisen

There is a new open access paper of possible interest to those working on water systems, green buildings, and/or microbial ecology: Survey of green building water systems reveals elevated water age and water quality concerns - Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology (RSC Publishing) DOI:10.1039/C5EW00221D By William J. Rhoads, Amy Pruden and Marc A. Edwards in Environmental…

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