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Hospital Microbiome Project

Cross-posted from The Built Environment Research Group with permission of the original author, Dr. Brent Stephens. In 2012, we began working on a new project at the University of Chicago’s new hospital facility: the Center for Care and Discovery. The

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Microbial Populations in a Hospital Under Construction

On June 8th, 2012, members of the Hospital Microbiome Consortium were granted access to the construction site for the University of Chicago’s New Hospital Pavilion. Throughout the tour, we used swabs moistened with saline solution to collect microbial samples from

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  • Arete, a University of Chicago online news source, features an interview with Jack Gilbert about the Hospital Microbiome Project in their article Of Microbes and Men.