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Scientific Meetings

  • The Human Microbiome: Emerging Themes at the Horizon of the 21st Century
    August 16-18, 2017
    NIH, Bethesda, Maryland
  • The 3rd Annual iHMP Consortium Meeting
    June 21-22, 2015
    Hyatt Regency Hotel, Bethesda, Maryland
  • The International Human Microbiome Congress  
    March 31- April 2, 2015
    LUXEXPO Exhibition and Conference Center, Luxembourg

    The 5th International Human Microbiome Congress (IHMC) was held March 31-April 2, 2015 in Luxembourg at the LUXEXPO Exhibition and Conference Center. The title of the 2015 Congress is “Future Directions for Human Microbiome Research in Health and Disease”. Topics for the plenary sessions addressed the evolutionary basis of host-microbiome symbiosis and the significance of the microbiome in human biology and evolution, state-of-the art research in the role of the microbiome in a variety of human disorders and diseases and future applications and directions for the field. Poster sessions ran throughout the 3-day Congress.
  • International Human Microbiome Congress/MetaHIT2012  
    March 19 - 21, 2012
    Palais Brongniart, Paris, France

    The International Human Microbiome Congress/MetaHIT2012 was held March 19-21, 2012 in Paris at the Palais Bronginart . We are expecting a capacity crowd at IHMC/MetaHIT2012 with the international community presenting their research on topics across the human microbiome field. Some of the topics to be discussed include an Opening Session on Lessons Learned from Early Studies in the Human Microbiome, Microbiome Composition of the Healthy Human, Clinical and Functional Studies of the Human Microbiome, Computational Methods for Microbiome Research and a Panel Discussion on the Future of Microbiome Research. Poster sessions will continue throughout the 3-day Congress. You can visit the IHMC/MetaHIT2012 meeting website for details about the invited speaker list, agenda, registration, travel awards for students, lodging and other information to plan your participation in IHMC/MetaHIT2012.
  • Executive Summary of External Panel Report
    February 2012
  • International Human Microbiome Congress 
    March 9 - 11, 2011
    Hyatt Regency, Vancouver, BC, Canada

    International researchers from the medical, microbial and computational fields will meet to discuss the complex relationships of the microbiome with human health and disease at this conference.
  • Human Microbiome Research Conference
    August 31-September 2, 2010
    Chase Park Plaza, St Louis, Missouri

    At this open conference, investigators from the Human Microbiome Project and the larger scientific community met to share their insights and to learn more about the human microbiome and metagenomic research.
  • HMP Community Outreach Meeting
    March 27, 2008
    Hyatt Regency Hotel, Bethesda, Maryland
    This workshop provided an opportunity for a small group of researchers from various backgrounds to discuss ways that the Human Microbiome Project can engage the larger scientific and lay communities.
  • Organizational Meeting of the International Human Microbiome Consortium
    December 9-10, 2007
    Hilton Hotel, Rockville, Maryland

    This workshop, co-hosted by the National Institutes of Health and the European Commission, provided an opportunity for scientists and funders from around the world to discuss human microbiome research and the possibility of forming an international consortium.
  • NIH HMP Applicant Information Session
    December 10, 2007
    Hilton Hotel, Rockville, Maryland

    This session provided an opportunity for researchers intending to apply to the RFAs being released under the NIH Roadmap 1.5 Human Microbiome Project to ask questions of NIH staff.
  • Human Microbiome Project Sampling Wrokshop
    July 25, 2007

    Marrioitt Hotel, Gaithersburg, Maryland
    During this workshop, experts on microbial diversity, sampling, and statistics met to provide recommendations for structuring the sample collection within the Human Microbiome Project.
  • ASM Satellite Symposium: The Human Microbiome Project
    May 24, 2007

    A satellite symposium of the annual American Society for Microbiology meeting was convened to discuss the current status and international plans to explore the human microbiome.
  • NIH Roadmap Human Microbiome Project Workshop
    April 22-23, 2007
  • Human Microbiome Project "Brainstorming"; Session
    February 14, 2006
    Doubletree Hotel, Rockville, Maryland

    At this informal brainstorming session, a group of NIH staff from many Institutes and Centers plus external scientists interested in exploring the human microbiome met to discuss the state of knowledge, international plans, and challenges facing a possible Human Microbiome Project.

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