Summary of Sloan symposium: healthy buildings 2015-Europe

Just a quick note that the meeting report from the Sloan-funded symposium “Microbiology of the Built Environment” held at Healthy Buildings Europe 2015 is now available in Microbiome.  Summary below: Excess or abnormal microbiological activity is both a cause and a consequence of unhealthful indoor environments. Building research, investigations, and remediation must identify compromised buildings …

Extended Abstract Deadline for Healthy Buildings America is Jan 15.

Just a quick reminder that the Abstract Deadline for Healthy Buildings America is January 15th.  This conference will take place July 19-22 in Boulder CO… just following the Sloan Microbiology of The Built Environment Conference, also in Boulder from July 15-18.    Here’s a description of the Healthy Buildings Conference: Healthy Buildings is a unique forum …

Abstract Submission open for Healthy Buildings Europe 2015

Abstracts are now being accepted for Healthy Buildings Europe 2015.  The call for abstracts for Healthy Buildings America will come out in October.   Note that there will be a Sloan-funded symposium on the microbiology of the built environment at both conferences.   Details on abstract submission below, from the conference website. Please find hereby an invitation …

Making the Human Health Connection: Healthy Buildings, Healthy People, Healthy Communities

The Health in Buildings Roundtable will meet Tuesday, April 23rd from 8 to 4:30 at the Natcher Center on the NIH campus in Bethesda. The line-up includes a diverse set of speakers and topics. We saw nothing in the program posted on line mentioning microbial ecology, microbiology, or microbes, but the program might be of …

Summary: Healthy Buildings 2012

Sloan Symposium II — Healthy Buildings 2012, Brisbane, Australia, July 9, 2012 written by Hal Levin – Sponsored by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation’s microBEnet project under the Microbiology of the Built Environment program. Following up on the Symposium held at indoor Air 2011 in Austin, Texas, microBEnet organized another symposium to take place at …