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Robert M. Brucker, PhD

Chief Scientific Officer & Co-founder

Dr. Robert Brucker leads research efforts at DermBiont and received his B.S. in Biology from the University of Mount Union in 2007 and earned a PhD in Biomedical Sciences from Vanderbilt University in 2013.

Since 2014 he has been a Rowland Junior Fellow at Harvard University where he runs a research program on applied microbiomes, host-microbe coevolution, and ecotoxicology.

Robert has helped design and conduct seven clinical microbiome studies. Dr. Brucker has 32 publications related to host-microbe associations (published in journals Nature ISME, Science, and Nature Communications), including experimental probiotic trials for antifungal activity.

He has over twelve years of genetics, microbiology, microbial ecology, and applied microbiota experience.

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