Assistant Professor of Engineering
Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth University
Britt Goods is an Assistant Professor of Engineering at The Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth. She received her PhD in Biological Engineering from MIT in 2017 where she focused on using transcriptomics to characterize immune cells in the central nervous system, revealing broadly dysfunctional gene programs in the context of disease. She then completed her postdoctoral training with Dr. Alex Shalek at the Broad Institute, the Ragon Institute, and the Institute for Medical Engineering and Sciences at MIT. Her work is broadly focused in creating tools, approaches, and the requisite biological knowledge to address clinical problems in reproductive health. Current focus areas in the lab include investigating the role of immune cells in reproductive tissues, facilitating the discovery of non-hormonal contraceptives with bioinformatic and transcriptomic approaches, and the modeling of reproductive tissues ex vivo with culture and organoid systems. The long-term goal of Goods’ research is to improve the lives of people by building a better understanding of immunology and reproductive tissues, and translating those insights into therapeutics, diagnostics, and novel ways of both studying and monitoring reproductive and overall health. For more information, see The Goods Lab website.