Dirk Gevers, Ph.D.

Dirk Gevers, Ph.D., is Chief Scientific Officer of Seed Health, overseeing all R&D with a focus on discovery, translation, and clinical development across a portfolio of microbial innovations in consumer health and therapeutics. Prior to Seed, Dr. Gevers served as global head of Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen Human Microbiome Institute (JHMI). During his career, he has held a leading role in the National Institute of Health’s Human Microbiome Project Consortium and has published over 140 peer-reviewed papers, many of which laid the foundation for human microbiome research.