The Earth Microbiome Project: The Meeting Report for the 1st International Earth Mircrobiome Project Conference

TitleThe Earth Microbiome Project: The Meeting Report for the 1st International Earth Mircrobiome Project Conference
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2011
AuthorsGilbert, JA, Bailey, M, Field, D, Fierer, N, Fuhrman, JA, Hu, B, Jansson, J, Knight, R, Kowalchuk, GA, Kyrpides, N, Meyer, F, Stevens, RL
JournalStandards in Genomic Sciences
Volume5
Issue2
Date Published05/2011
Other NumbersANL/MCS-P1940-0911
Abstract

This report details the outcome of the 1st International Earth Microbiome Project Conference. The 2-day conference was held at the Kingkey Palace Hotel, Shenzhen, China, on the 14th-15th June 2011, and was hosted by BGI (formally the Beijing Genomics Institute). The conference was arranged as a formal launch for the Earth Microbiome Project, to highlight some of the exciting research projects, results of the preliminary pilot studies, and to provide a discussion forum for the types of technology and experimental approaches that will come to define the projects standard operating procedures.

URLhttp://http://www.standardsingenomics.org/index.php/sigen/article/viewArticle/sigs.2134923/645
PDFhttp://www.mcs.anl.gov/papers/P1940-0911.pdf