Keynote Speaker Announcement
Professor Barbara Methé
J Craig Venter Institute Link: http://www.jcvi.org/cms/about/bios/bmethe
Dr. Methé is a Professor in the Departments of Human Genome Medicine and Microbial and Environmental Genomics at the J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI). Dr. Methé has extensive experience in genomics, metagenomics, microbial ecology and physiology and handling large data sets from high throughput functional genomic methodologies including gene expression studies. – See more at: http://www.jcvi.org/cms/about/bios/bmethe#sthash.4lGyM0s9.dpuf.
Currently, Dr. Methé is a Co-Investigator of the Human Microbiome Project (HMP) ongoing at the JCVI for which she has served as the Co-Chair for the Manual of Procedures and is currently Co-Chair of the Metagenomics/Data Generation/Data Analysis Working Groups for the HMP consortium. Dr. Methé is also leading an effort in which metagenomic approaches are being applied to a study designed to investigate links between the human microbiome and psoriasis. – See more at: http://www.jcvi.org/cms/about/bios/bmethe#sthash.4lGyM0s9.dpuf