Xavier lab

Research in the Xavier lab

  • Translates human genetics to functional biology
  • Generates systems-wide maps within the gut that capture immune features and metabolic states at single-cell resolution
  • Determines the influences of the gut microbiome on health and disease using human cohorts and computational models
  • Identifies and places new cellular receptors within pathway biology
  • Leverages chemical biology to test therapeutic hypotheses and inform drug discovery program

Xavier lab research

Primary Investigators

Core Member, Director of the Klarman Cell Observatory, Director of the Immunology Program, and Co-Director of Infectious Disease and Microbiome Program at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

Kurt J. Isselbacher Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School

Primary contacts


Lillian B. Blizard
Executive Assistant to Ramnik J. Xavier

Deirdre Kelly
Director of Operations
Xavier Laboratory and Klarman Cell Observatory at Broad Institute