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NEWS RELEASE
Final outcomes from the most comprehensive analysis to-date of humans and their microbiomes definitively link microbes and microbial activities with health problems.
… and their microbiomes definitively link microbes and microbial activities with health problems. … There is a … developed during the Human Genome Project to analyze these microbial communities. Microbiome-associated diseases are … reference dataset as a roadmap to identify the kinds of microbial community differences that might be associated with …
15 Ways Genomics Influences Our World
Genomics is advancing the study of individual and communities of microbes.
Genomics is advancing the study of individual and communities … immune systems on what is "good" and what is "bad" in the microbial world. In another story related to our microbiome, … species.  Genome sequencing has shown us  how diverse our microbial communities are, and we will learn even more as the …
For Teachers
A microbiome is all of the genetic material found in a microbe, such as a bacterium, fungal cell or virus.
… in biology classes learning about microbes. Includes: Your Microbial Friends and the Symbiosis Scramble Microbiome … a proposed massively multidisciplinary effort to analyze microbial communities across the globe. The site contains … links to other parts of the work including: Objectives, microbial profiling, data analysis, and more. Overview of the …
Staff
Dr. Sean Conlan is an associate investigator in the Translational and Functional Genomics Branch at the National Human Genome Research Institute.​
… … Dr. Sean Conlan is an associate investigator in the Microbial Genomics Section (MGS) of the Translational and Functional … intersection of biology and bioinformatics. As part of the Microbial Genomics Section (MGS), Dr. Conlan applies cutting …
The Genomics Landscape
In the September 3, 2020 edition of The Genomics Landscape, Dr. Eric Green talks about the Impact of Genomic Variation on Function (IGVF) Consortium, the 2020 Genomic Innovator Awards and more.
… from home. If you are seeking some virtual connections to genomics, I would like to offer some “remote learning” … Director) and I answered questions about bioethics and genomics research on Twitter as part of #AskDrGenome . Meanwhile, the NHGRI History of Genomics Program continues to showcase oral history …
The Genomics Landscape
In the June 2020 edition of The Genomics Landscape, NHGRI Director Eric Green details NHGRI's new Diversity in Genomics Workforce Initiative.
… Eric Green, M.D., Ph.D. … This issue of  The Genomics Landscape  comes at an especially difficult time, … a priority. As I have mentioned in previous issues of The Genomics Landscape , several government websites are … be a great source of information.   The NHGRI History of Genomics Program continues to showcase oral history …
Genomics and Medicine
The NHGRI Genomic Medicine Working Group has compiled a list of interesting advances.
… Milestones In Medicine, Clinical Implementation Of Genomics, Pharmacogenomics, Oncology Sequencing, … Group has compiled a list of interesting advances. … Genomics and Medicine …
News Release
Researchers have now identified and catalogued more species - nearly 200 new bacteria and thousands of viruses - that reside on the human skin than has ever been possible, largely due to advances in bioinformatics and laboratory techniques.
… human skin. The results appear in a new catalog, the Skin Microbial Genome Collection (SMGC), published today in Nature … skin diseases,” said Julie Segre, Ph.D., head of the Microbial Genomics Section at NHGRI. “The resource we've created will …
The Genomics Landscape
In the October 1, 2020 edition of The Genomics Landscape, Dr. Eric Green reflects on the last 30 years since the launch of the Human Genome Project.
… then a postdoctoral research fellow in the laboratory of genomics pioneer Maynard Olson at Washington University … with the Human Genome Project successfully completed and genomics maturing into a well-respected discipline. I am so … for a serious postdoctoral research fellow and that genomics was not a field with a bright future! But while it …
The Genomics Landscape
In the July 2020 edition of The Genomics Landscape, NHGRI Director Eric Green recalls the White House event announcing the draft human genome sequence.
… past few months, NHGRI staff will continue pursuing our genomics-driven mission, whether working remotely from home … findings of sexual harassment. Last month’s issue of The Genomics Landscape featured NHGRI efforts to develop a plan for substantially increasing the diversity of the genomics workforce in the United States. This included …