University of Pennsylvania

Genomics Series for Teachers: The Human Microbiome

Posted on September 1, 2014

This workshop will provide an introduction to the human microbiome in health and disease states.

The following questions will be addressed:
• What is the human microbiome and what are its functions?
• What types of genomic and metagenomic techniques are employed to study microbiomes?
• What is the composition of the human microbiome at different body sites in states of health?
• How does the human microbiome change in disease states?

Join us for Elizabeth Grice’s up-close examination of microbes associated with the human body. Dr. Grice is an Assistant Professor of Dermatology at the Perelman School of Medicine.

Date: Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Time: 4:30 – 5:30 PM
Location: Singh Center for Nanotechnology, Room 035
University of Pennsylvania, 3205 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

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Act 48 Credit available for School District of Philadelphia teachers ( If the workshop is not listed yet, please keep checking back on the SDP PD planner.

Questions? Please contact Kristin Field, Director of Programs, Nano/Bio Interface Center,, 215-746-2488.

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