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Jul

2014

Human Microbiome Science Report Released

Nearly 250 experts were convened July 2013 for the "Human Microbiome Science: Vision for the Future" conference in Bethesda, Md., where scientists discussed current advances, challenges and opportunities for human microbiome research at the NIH. A report of the meeting is now available in the journal Microbiome... The meeting agenda, videos and slides are available at: http://www.genome.gov/27554404

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Jun

2014

IGS Awarded $15.2M NIAID Grant on Infectious Disease Research

IGS has received a grant award of $15.2 million over five years from the NIAID to create a research center to apply genomic techniques to the study of pathogens and their hosts...

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Apr

2014

HMP DACC Releases New Collection of Data

Researchers with the Data Analysis and Coordination Center (DACC) for the NIH Human Microbiome Project (HMP) are releasing a significant amount of new sequence data....

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Apr

2014

IGS Awarded FDA Contract to Expand Genome Sequence Database

IGS has been awarded a research program contract from the FDA to sequence, assemble and annotate a population of bacterial pathogens....

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Dec

2013

IGS Scientists Develop New Understanding of Chlamydial Disease

Chlamydial disease and host/pathogen interactions clearer through novel simultaneous RNA-Seq Analysis

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Nov

2013

Scientists Characterize Effects of Transplanted Fecal Microbiota

Longitudinal study examines patients treated for recurrent Clostridium difficile infections.....

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Oct

2013

Fall Newsletter

IGS launches a newsletter with our latest research news....

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Sep

2013

UMD to Lead Cutting Edge Research on Tobacco and Public Health

Researchers awarded nearly $19 million from NIH, FDA to inform FDA tobacco regulatory activities.....

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Jun

2013

Bacterial DNA May Integrate Into Human Genome More Readily In Tumor Tissue

Gene transfer may play role in cancer and other diseases associated with DNA damage....

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Jun

2013

UM Researchers Find Gut Microbiota Play Important Role With Vaccination

The bacteria in the human gut may play an important role in immune response to vaccines and infection by wild-type enteric organisms...