“We are not purely human: we live in symbiosis”

Metagenomics is in its discovery phase. The composition and interactions of complex microbial ecosystems such as our intestinal flora are revealed today by bioinformaticians, thanks to high-throughput sequencing data. “Cool science”, according to Professor Jeroen Raes at the University of Brussels. He enjoys fishing in the unknown…… (Interview with Jeroen Raes)

(NBIC-magazine, Interface nr. 7, 2011)

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