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TOWARDS STANDARDIZED WORKFLOWS - A FOCUS ON MICROBIOME INSIGHTS

May 16, 2019 | (7:00AM)
USA (United States of America)
The emergence of NGS is revolutionizing the microbiological sciences and transforming medicine. Deep sequencing has revealed that virtually all environments, including the human body, are teeming with diverse microbial communities. While microbes have predominantly been studied in the context of pathogenicity, it is now evident that the human microbiota contributes biological functions essential to health. Conversely, disrupting the microbiota host homeostasis in healthy individuals can lead to dysbiosis and is associated with many diseases and pathologies.