If like me you are personally and/or professionally interested in the potential of our microbiome, then there is an opportunity to participate in one of the world’s largest collaborations between the UK and the US to uncover the microbial content within the guts of individuals to better understand how lifestyle and diet influence our microbiome. This study will produce a large-scale collection of anonymised human samples and lifestyle information for medical researchers which will guide how we can reduce disease and other health related problems. I am just about to sign up knowing that I will contribute to this critical project and gaining a snapshot of my own gut microbe…