Jack Gilbert

Professor Jack A Gilbert is a Professor in Pediatrics, the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, and Director of the Microbiome Core at University of California San Diego. He uses molecular analysis to test fundamental hypotheses in microbial ecology. Dr. Gilbert cofounded the Earth Microbiome Project, the Microbiota Vault, helps coordinate the American Gut Project, and cofounded BiomeSense Inc to develop microbiome collection tools. He has authored more than 350 peer reviewed publications and book chapters on microbial ecology and is the founding Editor in Chief of mSystems journal.