Advancing the microbiome research community

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

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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)
  • Medicine(all)

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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.