The South African Microbiome Initiative in Neuroscience will recruit study participants on a very large scale. This initiative will require substantial funding. If you, your company or organisation would like to make a donation to our research, please send an email to

We will require sponsorship or contributions for the following items/expenses:

  • Courier services
  • Freezers
  • Stationary
  • Participant lucky draw prizes (to compensate participants for the time they invested in taking part in the study)
  • DNA extraction kits
  • Microbial DNA sequencing
  • Stool collection kit consumables

If you are a researcher interested in microbiome research and would like to collaborate with us, please send an email to