Scientific Advisors

George Church, Ph.D.

  • Professor of Genetics, Harvard Medical School
  • Member, National Academy of Sciences and National Academy of Engineering

James Collins, Ph.D.

  • University Professor and William F. Warren Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Boston University
  • Member, National Academy of Engineering and Institute of Medicine

Charles Cooney, Ph.D.

  • Robert T. Haslam Professor of Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Edward DeLong, Ph.D.

  • Morton and Claire Goulder Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Development of Biological Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Member, National Academy of Sciences

Andrew Goodman, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor of Microbial Pathogenesis, Yale University

Sherwood Gorbach, M.D.

  • Professor of Medicine, Immunology, Molecular Biology and Microbiology, Tufts University School of Medicine Emeritus Director, Division of Nutrition and Infection, Tufts University School of Medicine
  • Former Chief Scientific Officer, Optimer Pharmaceuticals

Stephen Hanauer, M.D.

  • Joseph B. Kirsner Professor of Medicine, Professor Clinical Pharmacology, Chief, Section of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, University of Chicago

Curtis Huttenhower, Ph.D.

  • Associate Professor of Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Harvard University

Kim Lewis, Ph.D.

  • University Distinguished Professor, Director Antimicrobial Discovery Center, Northeastern University

Max Nieuwdorp, M.D.

  • Professor, Academic Medical Center

David Relman, M.D.

  • Thomas C. and Joan M. Merigan Professor and Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, Stanford School of Medicine; Chair, Infectious Diseases, VA Palo Alto Health Care System
  • President Infectious Diseases Society of America; Member, Institute of Medicine and National Academy of Sciences
  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Sciences

Peter Turnbaugh, Ph.D.

  • Center for Systems Biology, Harvard University