About World Microbiome Day
Most frequent questions and answers
The 2021 theme is ‘Sustainability’ with a focus on how microbes can contribute to a sustainable future. Despite their ubiquity and diversity, the importance of microbes for maintaining healthy global ecosystems is often overlooked. Microbes already have a tremendous effect on the health and balance of the environments we live in.
How much time do you have to spare?
10 minutes? Test and expand your knowledge by taking the microbiome quizzes.
An afternoon? Sign up for the competition.
More? Organise an event or participate in one close to you
Check out the event page and hook on to an event close to you.
Or, even better, create your own microbiome event – get together in the classroom, lab or research group and think about how you and your team can put microbes into the spotlight.
Submit your event dedicated to the microbiome here.