Professor, Department of Microbial Pathogenesis,
Yale University School of Medicine
November 10th, 2023
November 9th, 2023 4-5 pm
Dr. Andrew L. Goodman is the C. N. H. Long Professor of Microbial Pathogenesis at Yale University School of Medicine, interim Chair of the Department of Microbial Pathogenesis, and Director of the Yale Microbial Sciences Institute. Dr. Goodman received his undergraduate degree in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from Princeton University, his PhD in Microbiology and Molecular Genetics from Harvard University, and completed postdoctoral training at Washington University. His lab uses microbial genetics, gnotobiotics, and mass spectrometry to understand the mechanisms of host-microbiome interaction and the role of the gut microbiome in drug metabolism. The lab’s contributions have been recognized by the NIH Director New Innovator Award, the Pew Foundation, the Dupont Young Professors Award, the Burroughs Wellcome Foundation, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Faculty Scholars Program, the ASPET John J. Abel Award, and the Presidential Early Career Award in Science and Engineering from the White House. Dr. Goodman was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology in 2022.