Interested in the human microbiome? There is an upcoming lecture on this from the Department of Computational Medicine & Bioinformatics (CCMB) as part of their lecture series. (Don’t know much about microbiomes? Introductory information at the end of the post.)
Dynamics of the Microbiome
Palmer Commons, Forum Hall (4th Floor)
Wednesday, March 27
3:30 – 4:30 PM
CCMB Seminar Series http://www.ccmb.med.umich.edu/events/seminars
You may also be interested in Dr. Schloss’s recent article on the microbiome, which is highlighted in the PLoS collections.
Gevers D, Pop M, Schloss PD, Huttenhower C (2012) Bioinformatics for the Human Microbiome Project. PLoS Comput Biol 8(11): e1002779. doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002779 http://www.ploscompbiol.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pcbi.1002779
If you don’t know much about the Human Microbiome, or want to have resources to explain it to others, here are some places to start from last week at the Emerging Technologies Librarian blog.
Human Microbiome 101: http://etechlib.wordpress.com/2013/03/21/human-microbiome-101/
At the Movies: Microbiome: http://etechlib.wordpress.com/2013/03/24/at-the-movies-microbiomes/