Meeting Report: 1st International Functional Metagenomics Workshop May 7–8, 2012, St. Jacobs, Ontario, Canada.
Environmental Microbiome, April 2013
Katja Engel, Deborah Ashby, Sean F. Brady, Don A. Cowan, John Doemer, Elizabeth A. Edwards, Klaus Fiebig, Eric C. Martens, Dennis McCormac, David A. Mead, Kentaro Miyazaki, Gabriel Moreno-Hagelsieb, Fergal O’Gara, Alexandra Reid, David R. Rose, Pascal Simonet, Sara Sjöling, Kornelia Smalla, Wolfgang R. Streit, Jennifer Tedman-Jones, Svein Valla, Elizabeth M. H. Wellington, Cheng-Cang Wu, Mark R. Liles, Josh D. Neufeld, Angela Sessitsch, Trevor C. Charles
This report summarizes the events of the 1(st) International Functional Metagenomics Workshop. The workshop was held on May 7 and 8, 2012, in St. Jacobs, Ontario, Canada and was focused on building an international functional metagenomics community, exploring strategic research areas, and identifying opportunities for future collaboration and funding. The workshop was initiated by researchers at the University of Waterloo with support from the Ontario Genomics Institute (OGI), Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and the University of Waterloo.
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