First Newsletter 2022 - Welcome to NFDI4Microbiota


Here it is, the first NFDI4Microbiota Newsletter! Our consortium officially took up its work in October 2021 and a lot of exciting things have been happening since then. First of all: We are growing! In our ten partner institutions alone, we already have 65 people working enthusiastically on our mission to become the central hub in Germany for supporting the microbiology community with access to data, analytical services, data/metadata standards and training. Furthermore, there are more than 50 participants and 33 ambassadors actively supporting our work and providing the community with our solutions. We are currently working on a procedure to incorporate new participants. So if you are interested in becoming a part of NFDI4Microbiota, please contact us via email ( For general information about NFDI4Microbiota please have a look at our new web portal. There, we will continuously extend our services. We are also quite active on Twitter, so if you have not by now, do take the chance to follow us for regular updates on our work, training etc. At our first general assembly in November 2021, Prof. Dr. Konrad Förstner (ZB MED) and Prof. Dr. Alice McHardy (HZI) were elected to be the official consortial speaker and deputy of our consortium. In this function they will represent our consortium within the association National Research Data Infrastructure Germany (NFDI e.V.). If you want to learn more about the NFDI initiative driven by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft e.V. you can watch this short video. …

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