Theme 1: How Dietary Factors Affect the Human Microbiome
The specific challenge of this theme is focused on understanding how our diet affect the human gut microbiome and how we can improve the gut microbiome through dietary modifications, such as designer foods, dietary additives and beneficial microbes, to benefit human health.
Theme 2: Modern Plant Science – Towards a Sustainable World
The specific challenge of this theme is focused on exploring and exploiting plant science and biotechnology to reduce malnutrition and improve human health through sustainable agriculture.
Theme 3: Emerging infectious diseases
The specific challenge of this theme is focused on understanding the biology of infectious pathogens, including bacteria, virus, fungi and protozoans, to predict and prevent emerging and re-emerging diseases in humans.
Read about the grant recipients and the awarded projects in our overview of grant recipients.