Our Invisible Health Environment

Jessica Green, biologist, engineer, and ecologist, is founding director of the BioBE (Biology and the Built Environment Center). She focuses on understanding microbiomes in the built environment and how that knowledge can be used to design spaces and buildings to create a healthier, more sustainable world.

Why RWJF Cares

We know health happens where you live, work, learn and play, but recent knowledge about microbes is adding a new dimension. Jessica Green explores how an understanding of microbiomes in the built environment, combined with smart design, can create a healthier world.”

Deborah Bae, RWJF Senior Program Officer

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