COLD SPRING HARBOR, NY (GenomeWeb News) – Researchers are using human reads from metagenomic sequencing studies to begin looking at how host genetics influence microbial communities on and in the human body.

Ran Blekhman, a researcher with Cornell University and Weill Cornell Medical College, presented preliminary findings from this search during a session on the genetics of complex traits at the Biology of Genomes meeting here yesterday.

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