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A Little Help From My Friends: Lessons Learned From Microbiome Metagenomics

Heather Jordan and Jennifer Wargo will discuss how metagenomics studies help uncover new and medically relevant functions of the human microbiome.

The Scientist Creative Services Team
Jul 2, 2020

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Thursday, July 16, 2020
2:30 - 4:00 PM, Eastern Standard Time

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Metagenomic analyses of the human microbiome reveal novel functions of our constant companions, from genes for antibiotic resistance to cancer risk and susceptibility to treatment. These novel functions play an important role in human health and disease. In this webinar brought to you by The Scientist and sponsored by Bio-Techne, Heather Jordan and Jennifer Wargo will discuss how metagenomics studies help uncover new and medically relevant functions of the human microbiome.

Topics to be covered

  • Autopsy sampling to uncover human resistome diversity
  • The role of the microbiome in cancer therapy

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Meet the Speakers:

Heather R. Jordan, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Biological Sciences
Mississippi State University

Jennifer A. Wargo, MD, MMSc
Professor, Surgical Oncology & Genomic Medicine
Program Director for PRIME TR
MD Anderson Cancer Center

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