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Title: Earth Microbiome Project and Global Systems Biology

Abstract

Recently, we published the first large-scale analysis of data from the Earth Microbiome Project (1, 2), a truly multidisciplinary research program involving more than 500 scientists and 27,751 samples acquired from 43 countries. These samples represent myriad specimen types and span a wide range of biotic and abiotic factors, geographic locations, and physicochemical properties. The database (https://qiita.ucsd.edu/emp/) is still growing, with over 90,000 amplicon datasets, >500 metagenomic runs, and metabolomics datasets from a similar number of samples. Importantly, the techniques, data and analytical tools are all standardized and publicly accessible, providing a framework to support research at a scale of integration that just 7 years ago seemed impossible.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1503533
Report Number(s):
PNNL-SA-131347
Journal ID: ISSN 2379-5077
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
mSystems
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 3; Journal Issue: 3; Journal ID: ISSN 2379-5077
Publisher:
American Society for Microbiology
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Gilbert, Jack A., Jansson, Janet K., and Knight, Rob. Earth Microbiome Project and Global Systems Biology. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1128/MSYSTEMS.00217-17.
Gilbert, Jack A., Jansson, Janet K., & Knight, Rob. Earth Microbiome Project and Global Systems Biology. United States. doi:10.1128/MSYSTEMS.00217-17.
Gilbert, Jack A., Jansson, Janet K., and Knight, Rob. Tue . "Earth Microbiome Project and Global Systems Biology". United States. doi:10.1128/MSYSTEMS.00217-17.
@article{osti_1503533,
title = {Earth Microbiome Project and Global Systems Biology},
author = {Gilbert, Jack A. and Jansson, Janet K. and Knight, Rob},
abstractNote = {Recently, we published the first large-scale analysis of data from the Earth Microbiome Project (1, 2), a truly multidisciplinary research program involving more than 500 scientists and 27,751 samples acquired from 43 countries. These samples represent myriad specimen types and span a wide range of biotic and abiotic factors, geographic locations, and physicochemical properties. The database (https://qiita.ucsd.edu/emp/) is still growing, with over 90,000 amplicon datasets, >500 metagenomic runs, and metabolomics datasets from a similar number of samples. Importantly, the techniques, data and analytical tools are all standardized and publicly accessible, providing a framework to support research at a scale of integration that just 7 years ago seemed impossible.},
doi = {10.1128/MSYSTEMS.00217-17},
journal = {mSystems},
issn = {2379-5077},
number = 3,
volume = 3,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {4}
}