Justin Chen, PhD

Director of External Affairs  

Justin is the Director of External Affairs at OpenBiome, overseeing all outward facing
communications, including to researchers, clinicians, patients, media, and the general
Before joining OpenBiome, Justin completed a PhD in the MIT Department of Biology in
2018 where he used frog embryos to model human face development. At OpenBiome,
Justin is excited to be combining his passions for science and communication, and to be
part of a team accelerating microbiome research to improve heath for all.