At a Glance
What is Metagenomics?
*Please note that this video was produced in 2014.*
Metagenomics looks at the genetic makeup of a large number of different organisms that are populating a particular environment. Here, Dr John Walshaw, senior research associate at the Institute of Food Research, provides an overview of this scientific field.
If you’d like to learn more about bioinformatics, check out our Bitesize genomics: What is bioinformatics? resource.