Research Team

The CMMCA is a multidisciplinary research team of investigators from 5 different units at KU. We are collaborating on a number of projects to characterize microbial community structure. Click below to learn more about our team.

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Metagenomics projects generate large quantities of sequencing data, entailing sophisticated, and computationally-demanding analytical pipelines to be developed and implemented. Click below to learn more about the infrastructure and enabling technologies available at KU.​

Facilities CMMCA


Our research spans a huge diversity of projects from nitrogen cycling, carbon storage, wastewater treatment, ecological restoration and petroleum production.

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Service Center

The Center for Metagenomic Microbial Community Analysis (CMMCA) provides a comprehensive array of services pertaining to microbial metagenomics.


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