The Human Microbiome Project.
The aim of the HMP is to characterize microbial communities found at
multiple human body sites and to look for correlations between changes
in the microbiome and human health. More information can be found in the
menus above and on the NIH Common Fund site.
In the news:
1. Scientists map bacteria living inside us (CBC)
2. Study seeks to map the microbes that live in and on us
(The Boston Globe)
3. U.S. scientists map genes of microbes in healthy people