Jouy en Josas 2008

Jouy en Josas (FR), April 11 2008

The MetaHIT official kick-off meeting, organised by INRA in its research center at Jouy en Josas (Paris area) was the occasion for a public meeting on metagenomics of the human body. 

Beyond MetaHIT Principal investigators and partners, participants included representative of funding agencies (NHGRI, EC), as well as scientists working in the field of metagenomics in general with a focuss on the human body. After an introduction of the MetaHIT project, one session was specifically dedicated to a presentation of the future IHMC, another to ongoing research projects in the field. Attendants included representative from China, Japan and the United States. 

The detailed program may be accessed here.