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Projects/Programs

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Human Gut Microbiome Reference Material

Ongoing
To identify new biomarkers that may serve as disease indicators and to understand biologically relevant properties of the human gut microbiome, we need

Living Yeast Cell Reference Material

Ongoing
Confidence in total or viable microbial cell counting methods is lacking, due in part to a dearth of relevant reference materials. NIST is developing a living

Measurements for Microbial Ecology

Ongoing
Because of the complexity of microbial communities, we are working to develop measurements that will enable more reproducible design and control over of such

Methods to Quantify Microbial Viability

Ongoing
Accurate measurement of microbial viability is crucial in infectious disease diagnosis and treatment; for development of microbial therapeutics, probiotics and

Microbial Genomic Measurements

Ongoing
Increasingly, high stakes decisions impacting public health and safety are being made using microbial genomic sequencing data. For example, whole genome

Nanocalorimetry Measurements

Ongoing
Nanocalorimetry provides a capability to measure the thermal properties of very small samples and at very fast rates. Materials and interfaces of interest

NIST Microbial Strain Collection

Ongoing
NIST established the NIST Microbial Strain Collection (NMSC) to advance microbial research and support standards development. The NMSC will accept deposits of

RMAT Laboratory Programs

The NIST Regenerative Medicine and Advanced Therapies (RMAT) laboratory programs are focused on developing innovative measurement assurance solutions and

Standards for Metagenomics

Ongoing
Metagenomics, or identifying the organisms present in a sample through DNA-based analysis, is a revolutionary technology made possible through advances in