CHICAGO (GenomeWeb) – IBM is teaming up with the Broad Institute and several academic medical centers to map the entire human microbiome, with the help of volunteers from the general public. The goal of the newly announced Microbiome Immunity Project is to discover links between autoimmune diseases and bacteria in and on the body.

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