Biology and the built environment

At BioBE We:

Develop hypothesis-driven, evidence-based approaches to better understand the microbiome of the built environment

Research with the goal of improving human health and environmental sustainability

Collaborate with industry partners and our allied organizations, The Energy Studies in Building Laboratory and The Insitute for the Health of the Built Enviornment

Recent News

Open Post-Doc position with BioBE!

BioBE (and ESBL) are looking for a post doc to come join our dynamic group of interdisciplinary scholars.!  Application and details here. Department: ESBL/BioBE Rank: Postdoctoral Scholar Annual Basis: 12 Month Review of Applications Begins June 26, 2018; open until...

BioBe is Heading to the Gordon Research Conference on the Microbiology of the Built Environment

BioBe is heading to the Gordon Research Conference on the Microbiology of the Built Environment! Jessica L. Green, our co-director, will be Vice Chair, leading the conference next to environmental engineering expert, Chair Jordan Peccia. While enjoying the New England...

Dr. Sue Ishaq will be presenting at the International Society for Microbial Ecology!

Dr. Sue Ishaq has been accepted to give a poster presentation at the 17th meeting of the International Society for Microbial Ecology (ISME).  The meeting, ISME17, will bring nearly 1,800 researchers from around the globe to Leipzig, Germany.  Sue will be...

Dr. Roo Vandegrift will be presenting at the International Mycological Congress

BioBE's Dr. Roo Vandegrift will be presenting at the 11th International Mycological Congress, in Puerto Rico July 16-21, 2018!  This meeting is particularly exciting as it will bring together the Mycological Society of America (MSA), the International Mycological...

BioBE/ESBL Welcomes Mira to the Team!

  Hello! My name is Mira Zimmerman, and I am the new BioBE/ESBL blogger and web designer! I will be helping with social media and BioBE/ESBL website management.     I am currently an undergrad at the University of Oregon, working towards a Humanities major with minors...

#BuildHealth2018 Meeting Announced

BioBE is gearing up for the second-annual Industry Consortium event on May 17th and 18th in Portland.  Last year, BioBE and ESBL held the inaugural Health + Energy Research Consortium event in May 2017, which brought researchers and practitioners into one room to talk...

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