News

An unhealthy microbiota helps breast cancer to expand

New research from the University of Virginia Cancer Center suggests that inflamed and unhealthy bowels cause breast cancer to become much more invasive and spread more quickly to other parts of the body. Melanie Rutkowski, PhD, of the Department of Microbiology,...

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Press Releases

New sponsorship for culture by IGEN Biotech

Among his Corporate Social Responsibility strategy, IGEN Biotech has expanded his programs of sponsorship on culture with a new agreement with the Culture Department of the regional Government of Catalonia (Spain), the Council of Barcelona, La Vanguardia,...

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IGEN Biotech bets for culture in Madrid

IGEN Biotech has renewed for a second season its commitment, within its Corporate Social Responsibility strategy, sponsorship society cycle of concerts "La Filarmónica" at the National Auditorium in Madrid. The concerts of the cycle will be given by...

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Events

5th International Human Microbiome Congress

The fifth Congress of the International Human Microbiome Consortium (IHMC) was held in Luxembourg from March 31-April 2, 2015 with the title: “Future Directions for Human Microbiome Research in Health and Disease. A total of 50 internationally renowned...

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GUT Microbiota for Health. World Summit 2015

The Fourth Gut Microbiota For Health Summit aims at translating the most recent advances for the medical community. The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA), the European Society for Neurogastroenterology & Motility (ESNM), the European...

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Publications

The microbiome of uncontacted Amerindians

A study about the microbiome and resistome of members of an isolated Yanomami Amerindian village with no documented previous contact with Western people reveals that they harbor a microbiome with the highest diversity of bacteria and genetic functions ever...

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