Human Microbiome Project RFA: Notice of Applicant Information Meeting

Notice Number: NOT-RM-08-007

Key Dates
Release date: December 5, 2007

Issued by
National Institute of Health

As part of the Roadmap 1.5 Human Microbiome Project, The  National Institutes of Health  has published three Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs):  Construction of a Reference Sequence Data Set for the Human Microbiome Project (U54) (, Human Microbiome Demonstration Projects (UH2/UH3) ( and Studies of the Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications (ELSI) of Human Microbiome Research (R01) (  These FOAs address the goals of the HMP which are to create a technological and data research resource that will enable in-depth study of its variation  in relation to any of a number of relevant variables (e.g.,  genotype, disease, age, nutrition, medication and environment) and its influence on health and disease.  For more information about the program see

An Applicant Information Session for these FOAs will be held in Rockville Maryland on December 10, 2007 from 7 to 9 PM, EST.  Prospective applicants may be interested in attending the meeting via teleconference.  NIH staff will present an overview of the FOAs and answer questions from applicants.  For dial-in information, see the meeting website ( or contact ( 


Please send direct inquiries regarding this Notice to:

Jane L. Peterson on behalf of the Human Microbiome Working Group  (
National Human Genome Research Institute
5635 Fishers Lane
Room Number 4076
Bethesda, MD 20892
Telephone: (301) 496-7531
FAX:  (301) 480-2770

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