Hera Vlamakis is a group leader/research scientist in
the Infectious Disease and Microbiome Program at the Broad
Institute of MIT and Harvard, working with Ramnik Xavier and Curtis
Huttenhower on microbiome projects. Her research focus
understands how the trillions of bacteria in the human gut, and the
small molecules they produce, interact with each other and with the
host during health and disease.
Prior to joining the Broad Institute in 2015, Vlamakis was an
instructor at Harvard Medical School in the lab of Roberto Kolter.