An Explorative Journey into Human Microbiome Research

Tobias Rees

Berggruen Institute Director Tobias Reese and Sumayah Rahman, researcher, discuss the human microbiome:  “Your microbiome is you.”

Everything around us, from the food we eat, to the water we drink and the bacteria we are exposed to is alive and makes us who we are. Given new studies on the microbiome, it’s important to update our definition of “the human.”