• cities
  • DNA
  • mass transit

Metagenomics & Metadesign of Subways & Urban Biomes

We aim to build a molecular profile of cities around the globe to improve their design, functionality, and impact on health. Public transportation systems represent the densest interaction space for millions of people each day, and yet, there is little known about the dynamics of the microbiome and metagenomics profile on these surfaces, and most importantly, how these dynamics and our interactions with these surfaces can impact an individual's health, as well as the health of a city.

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Founded: 2015
Last Modified: 2021-09-28 00:00:00

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  • Ellen Jorgensen
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