The Human Microbiome was a collaborative project between The Genetic Science Learning Center at The University of Utah, a group of expert scientists, and a cohort of experienced talented master teachers from around the U.S. (and the world). This work was supported by an award from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), one of the National Institutes of Health. Grant number R25AI095212.

Summer Institute 2011

Master Teachers

Master teacher participants in the 2011 Human Microbiome Summer Institute.

Kristi presenting Swabbing plates
Sherry Annee Indianapolis, IN
Judy Barcelon Santa Rosa, CA
Bridget Bolland West Valley City, UT
Christine Celestino Draper, UT
Andrea Cooney Omaha, NE
Jan de Bres The Netherlands
Erika DuRoss Salt Lake City, UT
Beth Ellickson Phoenix, AZ
Jeremy Ensrud Canby, OR
Marc Gaw Huntingdon Valley, PA
Mario Godoy-Gonzalez Royal City, WA
Barbara Kren Beavercreek, OH
Chris Kuka Bend, OR
Mary Lindow Battle Creek, MI
Kristen Lindstrom Hillsdale, NJ
Kelly Murray West Chester, PA
Julie Schwarting Lawrence, KS
Keri Shingleton Tulsa, OK
Kristi Sutton Bellevue, WA
Wen Zhao Houston, TX

Summer Institute Scientist Collaborators

We would like to thank the scientists who presented at our 2011 Human Microbiome Master Teacher Summer Institute:

Dr. Weiss presenting

Michael Fischbach, Ph. D.
Assistant Professor
School of Pharmacy
University of California, San Francisco

Daniel N. Frank, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases
Co-Director, Microbiome Research Consortium
University of Colorado Denver

Lita M. Proctor, Ph.D
Coordinator and Program Director
NIH Common Fund Human Microbiome Project
NIH National Human Genome Research Institute

Julie Segre, Ph.D.
Senior Investigator
NIH National Human Genome Research Institute

Robert B. Weiss, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Human Genetics
University of Utah

GSLC Staff

GSLC staff who contributed to this project.

Peter Anderson

Kagan Breitenbach

Dmitri Carapezza

Dina Drits-Esser

Kristen Fenker

Sheila Homburger

Molly Malone

April Mitchell

Brendan Nicholson

Ryan Perkins

Kevin Pompei

Steve Reest

Barbara Soriano

Louisa Stark

Harmony Starr

Mathew Weaver

Pete and Kagan

Other Contributors



Alicia Diaz
Examples of Symbiosis, The Human Ecosystem, Your Microbial Friends, Microbiome Simulator

Sabrina Sterling
Agent Antibiotic


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