Tag Archives: Microbiome

National academies workshop on animal models for microbiome research

The National Academy of Sciences Institute for Laboratory Animal Research (ILAR) Roundtable will host a workshop entitled, “Animal Models for Microbiome Research: Advancing Basic and Translational Science” on December 19–20. The workshop agenda includes discussions on the standardization and biological variability in gnotobiotic organisms, the translatability of preclinical studies to humans, alternative models for microbiome research, and… Read More »

Now available: audio versions of ‘Breakthroughs in Bioscience’

The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) announces the release of audio versions of four of the latest articles in the Breakthroughs in Bioscience and Horizons in Bioscience series. This new format provides a supplement to the original text articles. “The audio files will allow people to enjoy the Breakthroughs in Bioscience and… Read More »

Standing room only at FASEB microbiome hearing

On January 13, more than one hundred congressional staffers, scientists, and members of other organizations attended a Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) briefing on Capitol Hill entitled “The Microbiome: Our Own Personal Ecosystem.” The event featured three scientific experts who discussed how the vast community of microorganisms in and on our bodies… Read More »