Invisible You – The Human Microbiome exhibition, Eden Project, Cornwall

'Invisible You: The Human Microbiome' is a new permanent exhibition that will reveal how we become colonised by bacteria, fungi, protozoa and other micro-organisms, exploring microbes’ role in keeping us healthy and the consequences should our internal ecosystem fall out of kilter.

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With generous funding from the Wellcome Trust, we’ve invited a handful of talented artists to help bring this invisible world to life for you. Many of them collaborating with scientists, these artists have created an amazing collection of artwork, installations and interactive pieces – ranging from a sound piece based on DNA, to sculptures and textiles exploring the patterns of bacteria, to a series of portraits depicting the bacteria within our belly buttons.

The exhibition puts everything from pregnancy and faeces to guts and antibiotics under the microscope – and invites you to get involved. You’ll never look at your body in quite the same way again…

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Martin Delahunty

Global Director, Nature Partner Journals, Nature Research

Working within Nature Research's Open Research Group, I am Global Director for Nature Partner Journals based in London. I have responsibility across five global office locations to develop Nature Partner Journals, a new series of online-only, open access journals, published in collaboration with world-renowned partners. Launched in April 2014, the portfolio now includes 14 titles including 'npj Biofilms and Microbiomes'. I have a Degree in Natural Sciences specializing in Microbiology from Trinity College Dublin and a Masters in Business Administration from The Open University. Within the broader medical publications community, I serve as Secretary and Trustee for the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals.