Welcome to The International Metagenomics and Microbiome Standards Alliance (IMMSA)

IMMSA was formed for the mutual benefit of the entire microbiome and metagenomics community and will focus specifically on coordinating cross-cutting efforts that address microbiome and metagenomic measurement challenges.

This website is designed to serve as a universal resource for all things related to microbial, microbiome, and metagenomic standards.

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The International Metagenomics and Microbiome Standards Alliance (IMMSA) is a non-hierarchical association of microbiome-focused researchers from industry, academia, and government. IMMSA was formed for the mutual benefit of the entire microbiome and metagenomics community and will focus specifically on coordinating cross-cutting efforts that address microbiome and metagenomic measurement challenges. IMMSA members are representative experts for all major microbiological ecosystems (e.g. human/animal, built, and environmental ecosystems) and are representative experts from various scientific disciplines; including, but not limited to, microbiology, genomics, epidemiology, bioinformatics and statistics

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