Curtis Huttenhower, Ph.D.



Dr. Curtis Huttenhower is an Associate Professor in Biostatistics at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and an Associate Member at the Broad Institute.  He participated extensively in the NIH Human Microbiome Project and co-leads the “HMP2” Center for Characterizing the gut microbial ecosystem in IBD and the Human Microbiome Bioactives Resource.  His lab focuses on computational methods for functional analysis of microbial communities.  This includes systems biology reconstructions integrating metagenomic, metatranscriptomic, and other microbial community ‘omics, the human microbiome in autoimmune disease such as IBD, and its potential as a biomarker and route for therapeutic intervention.