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What is STORMS?

Strengthening The Organization and Reporting of Microbiome Studies (STORMS) is a checklist for reporting on human microbiome studies, organized into six sections covering all sections of a scientific publication, presented as a table with space for author-provided comments and intended for inclusion in supplementary materials.

View the latest version of the checklist on Zenodo.

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What is the current status of STORMS?

The STORMS consensus statement has been published. We are now reaching out to journal editorial boards to promote implementation of the STORMS checklist.

STORMS is also registered on the EQUATOR Network.

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Can I join the STORMS Consortium?

Yes! The STORMS Consortium is looking for interested members of the microbiome research community. If you’re interested in joining STORMS, please contact us.