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

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.

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.