Call for Experts – Delphi Survey on Microbiome-based Biomarkers
If you are an expert in microbiome science and work with the development of microbiome-based biomarkers, Human Microbiome Action needs your valuable insight! We are coordinating an academia and industry-wide survey (using the Delphi method) to move this critical aspect of the field forward. This approach will require a broad representation in the field [...]
Defining a healthy microbiome and virome – a workshop on microbial functions
The Human Microbiome Action workshop on defining a healthy microbiome and virome was held on the 6th of October at the River Lee Hotel in Cork, Ireland. A total of 30 international top-ranked scientists in the microbiome field gathered in a hybrid format to discuss the current state of the art, as well as [...]
Our Microbial Selves – What does it mean to be human?
Microbiome research has the potential to be a major lever for future public health. Acknowledging that human health does not only depend on our genetics, environment and behaviour but that also the trillions of microorganisms in and on our bodies impact us changes everything. Human Microbiome Action organised an online workshop to find out [...]
Updated rules for greater safety and quality of blood, tissues, and cells & microbiome?
Updated rules for greater safety and quality of blood, tissues, and cells & microbiome? - Public consultation on a proposal for a new regulation of substances of human origin is open now! The European Commission has opened a public consultation for a new regulation on substances of human origin (SoHO). The proposed regulation aims [...]
Human Microbiome Action at MicrobiomeSupport Final Conference
Between the 27th and 29th of June 2022, the EU-funded project MicrobiomeSupport held its final conference with the title “Paving the Microbiome Way for Improved Food Systems”. At this high-level event, it was possible to engage with several relevant stakeholders and scientists from the field of microbiome and share the vision of our project. [...]
1st Annual Meeting – Salerno, Italy
On May 10th, the Human Microbiome Action consortium hold it’s first ever in-person meeting! Thanks to the invitation of our partner EBRIS, we were able to meet in the beautiful city of Salerno on the Amalfi Coast of Italy. During the meeting, we had the chance to catch up on the long-missed personal [...]
The Human Microbiome Action Project
From May 4th to 6th, partners of the Human Microbiome Action project virtually met for the first time during the projects kick-off meeting. Due to the ongoing COVID pandemic, the meeting was held online. The start of the project marks an exciting and important moment for the whole microbiome field. Understanding the microbiome [...]