Dr. Barbosa has more than two decades of experience leading drug discovery and development programs at major pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies.

Experience: CSO, Microbiome at Assembly Biosciences; Global Head and Vice President of Immunology Research and External Innovation at Janssen Research & Development, where he oversaw immunology R&D and new program initiatives, including Johnson & Johnson’s new microbiome enterprise; new drug R&D programs at prominent biopharmaceutical firms, including Centocor, Signal Pharmaceuticals, TRL USA, Chugai Biopharma and Mirna Therapeutics

Smarts: BS, Genetics, the University of California, Davis; PhD, Microbiology & Immunology, the University of California, Los Angeles; post-doctoral fellowship at the National Cancer Institute