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April 27, 2018 1:00 pm - April 27, 2018 3:00 pm

Reddit AMA: The Wonderful World of Microbes

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The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) and the Rob Dunn Lab of North Carolina State University will host a Reddit "Ask Me Anything" (AMA) event titled "The Wonderful World of Microbes". Microbes live everywhere and are linked to everything we do. The Dunn Lab aims to tell the stories of the small microbes - whether on our bodies, in our bellies, under our beds or in our backyards - that humans interact with every day. The ecology and evolution of these microbes in our private places has barely been explored. This AMA describes tackling the unknown with the help of the public through citizen science research. 

The AMA can be accessed at this Reddit forum or at the NHGRI website.