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Media Advisory
The NIH-funded Integrative Human Microbiome Project presented at the International Human Microbiome Congress.
… the National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded Integrative Human Microbiome Project (iHMP), which is coordinated by the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), will present …
News Release
Three research teams funded by NIH gather data at the most basic molecular levels about the biological processes that make up the human microbiome.
… tens of thousands of microbial species that live in or on human beings - the human microbiome - they would find therapies for a host of …
Media Advisory
On August 16-18, 2017, NIH hosted a workshop, "The Human Microbiome: Emerging Themes at the Horizon of the 21st Century."
… Advisory Microbes inhabit just about every part of the human body, outnumbering human cells by ten to one. The ten-year, National Institutes of Health (NIH) Common Fund Human Microbiome Project was established to understand how …
Educational Resources
The microbiome is a term used to describe the specific collection of microorganisms (such as fungi, bacteria and viruses) that exist in a particular environment.
Microbiome … The microbiome is a term used to describe the specific collection … and viruses) that exist in a particular environment. … Microbiome, Human Microbiome Project, Microbe, Microorganism, Bacteria, …
For Teachers
A microbiome is all of the genetic material found in a microbe, such as a bacterium, fungal cell or virus.
… A microbiome is all of the genetic material found in a microbe, … family-oriented learning website for resources about the human microbiome: The Microbiome Simulator, Your Changing … article about this project below. Metagenomis of the Human Intestinal Tract This site contains a nice downloadable …
News Release
NHGRI researchers and colleagues are calling for health disparities research that focuses on the microbiome.
… Jeannine Mjoseth … Researchers at NIH's National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) and their colleagues* … for health disparities research that focuses on the microbiome. Health disparities -- the negative health … to the perspective. "We hope that research on the human microbiome will help reduce and even eliminate certain …
The Genomics Landscape
In the June 2019 edition of The Genomics Landscape, NHGRI Director Eric Green details the legacy of the Human Microbiome Project as it reaches completion.
… Variation Identification, Association, and Function in Human Health and Disease.” The workshop included valuable … Variation Identification, Association, and Function in Human Health and Disease Workshop” is available .   Recent … the institute and the field of genomics.   … The human microbiome is the collection of all the microbes (bacteria, …
Lesson Plans
The microbiome lesson plans were inspired by lectures and resources on the microbiome offered at the National Human Genome Research Institute’s (NHGRI) Short Course in Genomics.
… The microbiome lesson plans were inspired by lectures and resources on the microbiome offered at the National Human Genome Research Institute’s (NHGRI) Short Course in … and resources on the microbiome offered at the National Human Genome Research Institute’s (NHGRI) Short Course in …
15 Ways Genomics Influences Our World
Genomics is advancing the study of individual and communities of microbes.
… many more microbes (including bacteria and viruses) than human cells? And, even though some microbes can cause … with information and some surprises about evolution and human health. When you think of bacteria or viruses, what … of microbes (bacteria, yeast, and viruses), called our "microbiome." We would not be able to properly digest food …
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Researchers have used a new combination of microfluidics and genomics to fish out a specific gut bacterium from the sea of microbes in the human microbiome.
… gut bacterium from the sea of trillions of microbes in the human microbiome. … The new method has broad applications for … , is funded by the Technology Development program of the Human Microbiome Project (HMP). The HMP is supported by the …