2017-3-20-microbiome experiments in outdoor lab

#Cultured dirt and skin and dirt on skin

Some results from my proposed experiment on the soil microbiome and the skin microbiome and seeding my skin microbiome with the soil microbes from three different sources: Chimayo (renowned as a site of healing dirt), Taos Pueblo, and Mother Dirt (Nitrosomonas Eutropha).

outdoor lab

Dirt Cultures:

Chimayo ![Chimayo] (https://raw.githubusercontent.com/micro-macro-lorusso/soil-skin-microbiome-experiments/master/chimayo-m-lorusso.jpg)

Taos Taos

Skin Controls:

Left Arm Left Arm

Right Arm Right Arm

Dirt cultured on skin and then on plates (48 hours each):

Chimayo Cultured on my skin after 48 hoursculture from chimayo

Chimayo Cultured on my skin after 48 hours close upculture from chimayo

Written on March 20, 2017