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The Earth Microbiome Project

TitleThe Earth Microbiome Project
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2010
AuthorsGilbert, JA, Meyer, F, Jansson, J, Gordon, J, Pace, N, Tiedje, J, Ley, R, Fierer, N, Field, D, Kyrpides, N, Glockner, F-O, Klenk, H-P, Wommack, KE, Glass, EM, Docherty, K, Gallery, R, Stevens, RL, Knight, R
Conference Name1st EMP meeting on sample selection and acquisition
Date Published10/2010
Other NumbersANL/MCS-P1813-1210

This report details the outcome from the Earth Microbiome Project\'s first meeting to discuss sample selection and acquisition. This meeting was held at the Argonne National Laboratory on Wednesday October 6th 2010 between 2pm-5pm. The meetings aim was to discuss how to identify environmental samples to be sequenced and analyzed using metagenomics as part of the EMPs global effort to systematically determine the functional and phylogenetic diversity of microbial communities across the world.