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


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