The Human Microbiome and the Health of Individuals and Their Environments Roundtable Series

This roundtable series explores foreign policy and international relations dimensions of revelations now unfolding daily in microbiome research, along with the evidence behind them.

This roundtable series is made possible by the generous support of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

Meetings

Meeting ⁄ New York

The Microbiomes of the Seas

Speakers Edward DeLong

Morton and Claire Goulder and Family Professor in Environmental Systems, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

, Jack Gilbert

Associate Professor, Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Chicago

Environmental Microbiologist, Argonne National Laboratory

, David Karl

Professor, Oceanography, University of Hawai'i at Manoa

Principal Investigator and Director, Center for Microbial Oceanography: Research and Education (C-MORE)


Commentator Daniella Ballou-Aares

Senior Advisor for Development to the U.S. Secretary of State, United States Department of State


Presider Laurie Garrett

Senior Fellow for Global Health, Council on Foreign Relations

June 9, 2014

This meeting is not for attribution.

Meeting

The Human Microbiome: What is It, Why/How is it Imperiled, and Why is it a Matter of Special NIH Concern

Speakers Maria Gloria Dominguez-Bello

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, New York University

, Lita M. Proctor

Program Director, Human Microbiome Project, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health


Presider Laurie Garrett

Senior Fellow for Global Health, Council on Foreign Relations

February 6, 2014

This meeting is not for attribution.