Researchers Discuss Future of the 'Second Human Genome Project' | GenomeWeb
BOSTON (GenomeWeb News) – The Human Microbiome Project — dubbed the “Second Human Genome Project” by some — took center stage at the American Society for Microbiology meeting this week, where scientists bandied about ideas for carrying out such studies most effectively.

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