Andrew Goodman PhD

Assistant Professor of Microbial Pathogenesis

Departments & Organizations

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Microbiology | Molecular Cell Biology, Genetics and Development

Microbial Sciences Institute

Cancer Center, Yale: Molecular Virology

Microbial Pathogenesis

Research Interests

Microbiota; Microbiome; Genomics; Gnotobiotic; Germfree; Symbiosis; Gut; Flora; Bacteria; Pathogen more...


  • B.A., Princeton University, 1999
  • Ph.D., Harvard Medical School, 2006

Selected Publications

  • Degnan, P.H., Barry, N.A., Mok, K.C., Taga, M.E., and Goodman, A.L. Human gut microbes use multiple transporters to distinguish vitamin B12 analogs and compete in the gut. Cell Host & Microbe 15 p47-57 (2014).
  • Dantas, G., Sommer, M.O.A., Degnan, P.H., and Goodman, A.L. Experimental approaches for defining functional roles of microbes in the human gut. Annual Reviews Microbiology 67 p459-75 (2013).
  • Goodman, A.L., Kallstrom, G., Faith, J.J., Reyes, A., Moore, A., Dantas, G., and Gordon, J.I. Extensive personal human gut microbiota culture collections characterized and manipulated in gnotobiotic mice. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 108(15) p6252-6257 (2011).



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