Advancing the microbiome research community

Curtis Huttenhower, Rob Knight, C. Titus Brown, J. Gregory Caporaso, Jose C. Clemente, Dirk Gevers, Eric A. Franzosa, Scott T. Kelley, Dan Knights, Ruth E. Ley, Anup Mahurkar, Jacques Ravel, Owen White

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

36 Scopus citations


The human microbiome has become a recognized factor in promoting and maintaining health. We outline opportunities in interdisciplinary research, analytical rigor, standardization, and policy development for this relatively new and rapidly developing field. Advances in these aspects of the research community may in turn advance our understanding of human microbiome biology.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)227-230
Number of pages4
Issue number2
StatePublished - Oct 9 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Advancing the microbiome research community'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • Cite this

    Huttenhower, C., Knight, R., Brown, C. T., Caporaso, J. G., Clemente, J. C., Gevers, D., Franzosa, E. A., Kelley, S. T., Knights, D., Ley, R. E., Mahurkar, A., Ravel, J., & White, O. (2014). Advancing the microbiome research community. Cell, 159(2), 227-230.