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To examine what is currently known and opportunities for additional research, a series of four seminars will be hosted by the Chemical Sciences Roundtable in Washington, DC during the months of September-December. The first three seminars will each focus on one of three microbiome systems: earth, marine, and human.
The Chemistry of Microbiomes: Earth Seminar will take place on September 20, 2016 at 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm. Confirmed speakers include:
- Bill Inskeep, Montana State University
- Trent Northen, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
- Kelly Wrighton, The Ohio State University
The Chemistry of Microbiomes: Marine Seminar will take place on October 19, 2016 from 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm. Confirmed speakers include:
- Mak Saito, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
- Mark Hay, Georgia Tech
- Daniel Repeta, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
The Chemistry of Microbiomes: Human Seminar will take place on November 9, 2016 from 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm. Confirmed speakers include:
- Pieter Dorrestein, University of California, San Diego
- Curtis Huttenhower, Harvard University
- Emily Balskus, Harvard Univeristy
Be sure to register in order to attend these free events: