Title

The Hospital Microbiome Project: Meeting Report for the 2nd Hospital Microbiome Project, Chicago, USA, January 15th, 2013

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2013

Publication Title

Standards in Genomic Sciences

Department

Biology

Abstract

This report details the outcome of the 2nd Hospital Microbiome Project workshop held on January 15th at the University of Chicago, USA. This workshop was the final planning meeting prior to the start of the Hospital Microbiome Project, an investigation to measure and characterize the development of a microbial community within a newly built hospital at the University of Chicago. The main goals of this workshop were to bring together experts in various disciplines to discuss the potential hurdles faced with implementation of the project, and to allow brainstorming of potential synergistic project opportunities.

ISSN

1944-3277