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Table 1

Major International Microbiome Projects

 Country  Project title  Duration  Objective
International International Human Microbiome Consortium (IHMC) 2010~ Set principles and policies to study microbiome. Mediate projects to generate a comprehensive data resource.
EU Metagenomics of the Human Intestinal Tract (MetaHIT) 2008~2011 Construct large catalog of intestinal microbiome and genes of IBD and obesity.
International Human Microbiome Standards (IHMS) 2011~2015 Establish a standard protocol for human microbiome studies.
USA NIH Human Microbiome Project (HMP) 2008~2015 Generate resources of the human microbiome. Diagnosis and treatment through a correlation between diseases and microbiome.
Home Microbiome Project 2012~ Analyze bacterial community in living space.
Data Analysis and Coordination Center (DACC) 2008~2013 Assist in standard of data pipeline.
Hospital Microbiome Project 2012~2014 Analyze bacterial community in hospital, and find correlation between the bacteria and patient.
Microbiome Quality Control Project (MBQC) 2013~ Establish analytic pipeline of human fecal microbiome.
American Gut Project 2013~ Study of bacterial diversity of the public and construct data resource.
Japan Japanese Consortium for Human Microbiome (JCHM) 2014~ Study of Japanese specific intestinal microbiome and disease biomarker.
Canada Canadian Microbiome Initiative (CMI) 2009~ Support seven research teams to conduct a prospective study of diseases by modeling and mapping microbial diversity.
France MicroObes 2008~2010 Research on obesity and human intestinal microbiome.
MetaGenoPolis (MGP) 2012~2019 Find the correlation of non-infectious diseases and intestinal microbiome.
Korea Korean Microbiome Diversity Using Korean Twin Cohort Project 2010~2015 Study on human diseases related microbiome using twin cohort and characterize Korean specific microbiome.
Australia The Australian Jumpstart Human Microbiome Project 2009 Analyze metagenome of intestinal microbes and Australian specific microbiome.

Adapted from the article of Choi et al. (Allergy Asthma Respir Dis 4: 311-320, 2016)34) in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial (CC BY-NC 4.0) license.

IBD: inflammatory bowel disease.

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