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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 programs

Primary contacts

Lillian B. Blizard
Executive Assistant to Ramnik J. Xavier


Primary Investigators

Core Member 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