|Chair - George Weinstock
|4:30 pm - 4:45 pm
|4:45 pm - 5:15 pm
During the introductions, we would like each invited scientific consultant to briefly describe what s/he is doing in this area and what will be the major challenges in a Human Microbiome Project.
|What is the Human Microbiome Project?
|5:15 pm - 5:30 pm
||Why would we want to sequence all the microbes in the human body?
|5:30 pm - 5:45 pm
||Summary from the Paris meeting
|5:45 pm - 6:05 pm
||What organisms should be included in a Human Metagenome Project?
|6:05 pm - 6:30 pm
||Which body sites should be sampled?
|6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
|7:00 pm - 7:20 pm
||What technology development is needed?
|7:20 pm - 7:40 pm
||Relative roles and timing of sequencing cultivable organisms and sample sequencing
|7:40 pm - 8:00 pm
||Data management - Do we need a central data coordinating center?
|8:00 pm - 8:15 pm
- Federal Agencies
- International groups
- Private Sector
|8:15 pm - 8:45 pm
||Rough estimate of cost for a pilot project
|8:45 pm - 9:30 pm
||Open discussion - Next steps/conclusions