Professor Emeritus, Harvard Medical School
Roberto Kolter is the Director of the Kolter Lab for Microbiology at the Harvard Medical School. Professor Emeritus of microbiology at Harvard and past president of the American Society for Microbiology.
Roberto Kolter is the Director of the Kolter Lab for Microbiology at the Harvard Medical School. More than 120 individuals have trained in his laboratory during his 35-year tenure, most of whom followed careers in science in both academic and industry settings. Research in the Kolter Lab has always gravitated around the study of microbes and the exploration of a large number of different subjects ranging from basic bacterial physiology to bioactive compound discovery. Roberto is an author, Professor Emeritus of microbiology at Harvard Medical School and past president of the American Society for Microbiology. Robert joined Harvard Medical School in 1983 and has been Co-director of Harvard’s university-wide Microbial Sciences Initiative since 2003. In 2016, Kolter became co-blogger (with Moselio Schaechter) of the popular microbiology blog, Small Things Considered.