Jennifer R. Wortman
Jennifer Russo Wortman is the Vice President of Clinical Discovery and Research Technology at Seres, overseeing multi-omic microbiome data generation, algorithm development and integrative data analysis, as well as the computational infrastructure supporting our reverse translation platform. Prior to joining Seres, Jennifer was the Director of Microbial Informatics at the Broad Institute, responsible for the software development and analytical strategies supporting the NIAID-funded Genome Center for Infectious Diseases (GCID). That followed three years as Associate Director of Bioinformatics at the Institute for Genome Sciences (IGS) at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, where she was the co-Principal Investigator of the Human Microbiome Project's Data Analysis and Coordination Center (HMP DACC). She has over 70 peer-reviewed publications and made significant contributions to the published genome analyses of humans, mice, mosquitos and the fruit fly as well as diverse pathogenic fungi, parasites, and bacteria.