Related Activities

Related Activities Outside of the Academies

Jessica Green, a committee member and Associate Professor at the University of Oregon, has given two TED talks on the subject:

We’re covered in germs. Let’s design for that. – March 2013

Are we filtering the wrong microbes? -July 2011

BioBE– Biology and the Built Environment Center

The Environmental Protection Agency- Indoor Air Quality

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation-

Microbiology of the Built Environment

Healthy Buildings 2015 European Meeting

microBEnet: the Microbiology of the Built Environment Network

The Hospital Microbiome Project

Editorials, reviews, and scientific papers about Microbiomes of the Built Environment:

Rethinking Sterile: the Hospital Microbiome

Survey of green building water systems reveals elevated water age and water quality concerns

The fungi that ate my house

 Evolution of the indoor biome

* Please note that inclusion on this site does not presume endorsement from the 
National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine.