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Global Head at Janssen Human Microbiome Institute
Dirk Gevers, Ph.D., is Global Head of the Janssen Human Microbiome Institute (JHMI), where he leads efforts to expand scientific understanding and capabilities of the microbiome.
Previously, Dirk was Senior Group Leader of Microbial Systems and Communities at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, serving as a scientific liaison within the institute’s data generation platforms. He was also involved with the National Institutes of Health Human Microbiome Project, holding a leading role in the Data Analysis Working Group.
Dirk received his Ph.D. in biochemistry from Ghent University (UGent), Belgium, and completed postdoctoral training at UGent and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in bioinformatics, comparative and evolutionary genome analysis and microbial ecology.