Microbiome Research Initiative

The Fred Hutch Microbiome Research Initiative (MRI) links Fred Hutch investigators across every division who share a common interest in microbiome research, capitalizing on recent advances in the field and catalyzing nascent research that impacts cancer and infectious diseases. The MRI includes investigators with expertise in study design, laboratory methods, animal models, human intervention studies, data analysis, and visualization, including 16S and 18S rRNA gene sequence libraries, bacterial genomes and metagenomes, metatranscriptomes, metaproteomes, and metabolomes. Together we strive to predict health outcomes, understand the pathogenesis of disease, and manipulate the microbiota to promote health.

Anaerobe 2020

You are invited to attend the 2020 Biennial Microbiome Symposium co-hosted by the Fred Hutch Microbiome Research Initiative and the University of Washington’s Center for Microbiome Sciences & Therapeutics (CMiST). The 2020 symposium will feature presentations by local and international investigators involving therapeutics, HIV and the microbiome, chemistry and the microbiome, models of disease, biostatistics and computational methods, and the pediatric microbiome. 

This symposium is open to faculty, staff, and students who hold a position or research affiliation at one of the following organizations: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle Children’s, Institute for Systems Biology, Benaroya Research Institute, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
This event is free but space is limited. Registration and info: https://www.fredhutch.org/en/events/microbiome-symposium.html

For more information about MRI or the Symposium, please contact Sue Bartlett: sbartlet@fredhutch.org, (206) 667-3731.

2018 Symposium

ANAEROBE 2020 - Seattle, Washington
December 15: Oral Abstract Submission Deadline
February 1: Poster Abstract Submission Deadline

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