Microbiome Engineering

Health & Medicine


Health & Medicine


Health & Medicine focuses on technical challenges relevant to the well-being of humans, non-human animals, and populations. Applications of microbiome engineering in this sector focus on preventing non-communicable diseases, eradicating infectious diseases, and supporting longevity and quality of life. For related reading about tools and technologies in microbiome engineering that impact human and animal health, please see Environmental Biotechnology and Food & Agriculture.

Societal Challenges

Last updated: October 1, 2020