Prof. Joseph F Petrosino, Baylor College of Medicine: Microbiome Research Using Next Generation Sequencing

11 November 2013

In this video Prof. Joseph F Petrosino, from the Alkek Center for Metagenomics and Microbiome Research at Baylor College of Medicine, discusses how the Human Microbiome Project aims to characterize the human microbiome and analyze its role in human health and disease. Joseph tells SelectScience how advances in next generation sequencing technologies and automated sample preparation have facilitated his work and discusses one of his main projects investigating a viral trigger for type 1 diabetes.