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The Microbial Ecology and Theory of Animals (META) Center for Systems Biology is devoted to understanding how host-microbe systems work and using this knowledge to advance human health.

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Conference: The Complex Intersection of Biology and Physics

June 17, 2014


META PI Raghuveer Parthasarathy spent the past week at a fascinating conference on science and teaching at the interface of physics and biology (Gordon Research Conferences).  … read more …

META Center Symposium

April 1, 2014

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Details about the META Center Symposium on Host-Microbe Systems Biology are now available! The Symposium will focus on the theme of “Modeling our Microbial Selves”. We will explore how studies of host-microbe systems biology  … read more …

Systematically Rethinking Undergraduate Biology Education

November 12, 2013

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A few weeks ago Karen Guillemin of the META Center and Elly Vandegrift, Associate Director of the University of Oregon Science Literacy Program,  … read more …




Upcoming & Recent Events


Monday, July 14

Meta Meeting

Karen Guillemin: META Symposium Planning

350 Willamette, 4pm

Friday-Sunday, Aug 8-10

Symposium on Host-Microbe Systems Biology: Modeling Our Microbial Selves

Hilton Hotel- Eugene

Journal Club Summer 2014

Will resume September 2014

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