Database construction for skin metagenomic data

Project Start Date: Winter 2012

Project Title: Database construction for skin metagenomic data

Project Contact: Huiying Li (

Project Description:
The human microbiome plays important roles in human physiology and has become a new exciting research field in recent years. Our group studies the human skin microbiome and oral microbiome and their associations with diseases. This project will develop a database for the metagenomic data and genome data that we obtained to study the disease associations.

Required Experience: Experience with some programming language (C, C++, Perl, Python, etc.), databases (eg. MySQL), and some general background knowledge of high throughput sequencing.

Possibility of Funding: No

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