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Daniel van der Lelie

Adjunct Professor

Chief Scientific Officer, Gusto Global


Dr. Daniel van der Lelie is the Chief Scientific Officer and Co-Founder of Gusto Global, a leading microbiome drug discovery and development company focused on the rational design of live biotherapeutics that modulate the immune system. Dr. van der Lelie has worked in senior management roles in biotechnology, agriculture, environmental sciences and on the interface between biological sciences and nanotechnology throughout his career. Dr. van der Lelie’s research has resulted in more than 150 publications in peer reviewed journals, including PLoS ONE, PLoS Genetics, Nature, Nature Chemistry, Nature Nanotechnology and Nature Biotechnology, and 27 patents / patent applications.

FMC Corporation Global Director, Agriculture Biosolutions R&D

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