Eric Alm

CMIT Director
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Eric Alm is a Professor of Biological Engineering at MIT and an Institute Member of the Broad Institute. His research uses complementary computational and experimental methods to engineer the human microbiome, including data science, quantitative analysis, and novel molecular techniques. More broadly, he is interested in using technology to personalize medicine and improve public health. His laboratory has helped to start several companies and non-profit organizations dedicated to translating research findings into the real world solutions, including OpenBiome, Finch Therapeutics, Biobot Analytics, and the Global Microbiome Conservancy.