Getting Involved with Microbiome Research for Clinicians: From Sequencing to Grant Writing
Learning Objectives and Target Audience
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:
- Describe the science and language of microbiome research as it is used in different settings;
- List sampling protocols used in microbiome research;
- Discuss practical considerations of engaging in microbiome research including financial and institutional support, data management, and collaboration;
- Describe the role bioinformatics plays in microbiome research including data requirements, tools for understanding, and resources for data management;
- Explain the current state of microbiome research: what is known, what is not known, and how current knowledge is relevant to clinical settings;
- Translate how microbiome interventions such as manipulation and transplantation can be used for patient care;
- Describe the steps to build a microbiome research program that is paired with clinical care including how to write a grant, collaborate with colleagues, and find resources for support.
Sara and Harold Lincoln Thompson Professor of Surgery
Executive Vice Chair, Department of Surgery
Department of Ecology & Evolution
Department of Surgery
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The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nurses and other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.
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