NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — George Mason University is starting a center that will focus on the human microbiome and will conduct genomics studies of microbes that could be involved in diseases, the university said this week.
Funded in part by the National Institutes of Health and the US Department of Defense, the MicroBiome Analysis Center that will attempt to “map the world” of the bacteria, viruses, fungi, and protozoa that inhabit humans, and to study their effects on human health.

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