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The Metagenomics and Metadesign of the Subways and Urban Biomes (MetaSUB) International Consortium inaugural meeting report

Overview of attention for article published in Microbiome, January 2016
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1 news outlet
blogs
1 blog
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52 tweeters
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1 Facebook page
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1 Google+ user

Citations

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Title
The Metagenomics and Metadesign of the Subways and Urban Biomes (MetaSUB) International Consortium inaugural meeting report
Published in
Microbiome, January 2016
DOI 10.1186/s40168-016-0168-z
Pubmed ID
Authors

, , The MetaSUB International Consortium

Abstract

The Metagenomics and Metadesign of the Subways and Urban Biomes (MetaSUB) International Consortium is a novel, interdisciplinary initiative comprised of experts across many fields, including genomics, data analysis, engineering, public health, and architecture. The ultimate goal of the MetaSUB Consortium is to improve city utilization and planning through the detection, measurement, and design of metagenomics within urban environments. Although continual measures occur for temperature, air pressure, weather, and human activity, including longitudinal, cross-kingdom ecosystem dynamics can alter and improve the design of cities. The MetaSUB Consortium is aiding these efforts by developing and testing metagenomic methods and standards, including optimized methods for sample collection, DNA/RNA isolation, taxa characterization, and data visualization. The data produced by the consortium can aid city planners, public health officials, and architectural designers. In addition, the study will continue to lead to the discovery of new species, global maps of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) markers, and novel biosynthetic gene clusters (BGCs). Finally, we note that engineered metagenomic ecosystems can help enable more responsive, safer, and quantified cities.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 3 3%
Brazil 2 2%
Sweden 1 1%
Japan 1 1%
Unknown 92 93%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 21 21%
Student > Bachelor 12 12%
Student > Ph. D. Student 11 11%
Student > Master 10 10%
Professor 6 6%
Other 23 23%
Unknown 16 16%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 32 32%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 22 22%
Immunology and Microbiology 7 7%
Computer Science 6 6%
Environmental Science 4 4%
Other 13 13%
Unknown 15 15%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 47. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 26 February 2020.
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#422,301
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Outputs from Microbiome
#122
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Outputs of similar age from Microbiome
#1
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