Throughout the year, Penn Vet hosts seminars, conferences, symposiums, and speaker series, which serve as forums for academics to share the latest research approaches breakthroughs in a wide array of subjects.
Center for Host-Microbial Interactions Symposium: 2015
The Earth’s Microbiomes: Opportunities for Research and Policy
Speaker: Jo Handelsman, PhD – Associate Director for Science at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
The microbiome is the community of microorganisms that inhabits an environment such as the human body, animals, soil, oceans, and every other ecosystem on Earth. The last decade has witnessed an explosion of knowledge of microbiomes in many habitats that has been accompanied by the realization that microorganisms control the health of virtually every ecosystem on Earth.
Date: Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Time: 6:00-7:30 pm
Penn Vet's Vernon and Shirley Hill Pavilion
380 S. University Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19104
Event is free, but you must register since there is limited seating capacity.