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The Microbiome of the Built Environment: A new way of looking at an old problem


Mar 20, 2020 11:40 AM

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Dr. Jack A. Gilbert
Professor @Department of Pediatrics & Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego
Dr. Gilbert is a Professor in the Department of Pediatrics and the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at University of California, San Diego. Before joining UC San Diego Dr. Gilbert was the Director of the Microbiome Center and a Professor of Surgery at the University of Chicago. He is also Group Leader for Microbial Ecology at Argonne National Laboratory, Research Associate at the Field Museum of Natural History, Scientific Fellow at the Marine Biological Laboratory, and the Yeoh Ghim Seng Visiting Professorship in Surgery at the National University of Singapore. He has authored more than 250 peer reviewed publications and book chapters on metagenomics and approaches to ecosystem ecology. He serves on the board of the Genomic Standards Consortium and is primary investigator for various research ventures, including the Earth Microbiome Project, the Home Microbiome Project, the Gulf Microbial Modeling Project, the Hospital Microbiome Project, and the Chicago River Microbiome Project.