About Our Project

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Our Mission

To stimulate the development and engagement of a global community of researchers to advance the capacity of microbiome research to address significant challenges in agriculture. 

What We Do

The Agricultural Microbiomes RCN will foster collaborative, synthetic, and cross-disciplinary research and analyses, advance the development and application of complex analytics for 'omics-based microbiome research, and accelerate microbiome science and its applications to sustainable crop production. 


  • Leverage existing research, research platforms, and model systems to accelerate microbiome science
  • Stimulate collaborative, synthetic, and integrative science across our community
  • Advance the development of concepts, technologies, and analytical approaches in microbiome science
  • Empower the next generation of scientists through community building and training opportunities