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Targeting Microbiota 2016


The 4th World Congress on Targeting Microbiota which was held at Pasteur Institute on October 17-19 was a huge success.


More than 300 attendees participated during this 3-day congress. Academics and industrials from more than 37 countries garthered to discuss the recent scientic advances on microbiota and all related researches such as phage thepary, fecal microbiota transplantation, and also about microbiota analysis and the challenge of the interpretation of the data.


To access the conclusion of the congress, please click here.-


Targeting Microbiota 2016 Group picture



The abstracts book of Targeting Microbiota 2016 is available


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The abstracts book of the 4th ISM World Congress on Microbiota is now available. It contains all the abstracts presented during the congress as oral and poster presentations.


You can order the PDF version of the abstracts book by clicking here.


The abstracts book is also available for free to all members of ISM. If you are member of ISM, please contact us to receive the PDF version.