Harvard Life Sciences/Outreach Program Microbiome logoExploring the Human Microbiome Online Module

Introduction to the Microbiome graphic

Discover the basics about the Human Microbiome with this powerpoint presentation and checkout the ASM Academy 2014 FAQs.

INTRO TO MICROBIOME PPT

MICROBIOME FAQs

Watch the Human Microbiome Animations

Human Microbiome Quiz graphic

Test your new knowledge about the human microbiome with a ten-question quiz. Be sure to review parts 1 and 2 prior to taking the quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ

Watch the Microbiome Video link, Dr. Turnbaugh

Human Gut Microbiome Bioinformatics Exploration graphic

Be the researcher! You have isolated DNA from a number of bacteria found in the human gut. Using modern tools, you’ve amplified and sequenced a section of DNA specific to microbes (16S rDNA). Your task is to identify these bacteria and choose candidates for the production of two enzymes involved in drug metabolism.

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Using Scientific Papers to Explore the Human Microbiome Project graphic

Understand how to obtain, read and analyze a scientific article. The modeled article focuses on the Human Microbiome Project.

DOWNLOAD MICROBIOME PROJECT