The Microsetta Initiative (UC San Diego)

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2 campaigns 12855 contributions received $1,947,097 raised Member since July 2015
The American Gut Project is a research project based out of UC San Diego with the goal to create a comprehensive map of the human microbiome that researchers, clinicians, school groups, or anyone can use to explore and research the human microbiome! Help us build the biggest, open-source human microbiome resource by contributing to our project today!

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World's largest open-source science project to understand the microbial diversity of the Human Gut. Learn which microbes live in your gut, skin & mouth. Join over 10,000 people, get a home sampling kit and support the research.

$1,947,097 raised so far
7 Years running

Many people don't realize that our body's bacteria play an incredibly important role in our health-- they make up 90 percent of the cells in our body and are involved in many functions. Want to see what's in your microbiome? Sign up to sample your gut!

£742,810 raised so far
6 Years running