Research


David Relman's investigative program falls within the general themes of host-pathogen interactions and human microbial ecology, and is divided into two research areas:


Ecology of microbial communities indigenous to humans and other mammalian hosts


Projects in this research area include:


Genome-wide host response patterns in systemic infectious disease


Classification of humans and non-human primates with systemic infectious diseases, based on features of genome-wide gene transcript abundance patterns. Projects in this research area include: