Jonathan Gootenberg

Jonathan Gootenberg

Principal Investigator
Gootenberg Laboratory


Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, B.S. 2013 ( Mathematics and Biological Engineering)

Harvard University Cambridge, MA. Ph.D., 2018 (Systems Biology)


2019-2023 McGovern Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA


2023-present Staff Scientist, Center for Virology and Vaccine Research, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

2023-Present, Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School


2011- Lockheed Martin UROP Scholar, MIT
2012- John Reed UROP Scholar, MIT
2012- Tau Beta Pi honor society membership, MIT
2013- Award for outstanding service to the biological engineering community at MIT
2013- John and Fannie Hertz Fellowship, Finalist, Hertz Foundation
2014- John and Fannie Hertz Fellowship, Finalist, Hertz Foundation
2014- National Defense Science and Engineering Fellowship, awarded, Department of Defense
2014- National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program, awarded, National Science Foundation
2014- Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship, recipient, Department of Energy
2015- OneStart Life Sciences and Healthcare startup competition semi-finalist, SR One Capital Management
2017- TEDMED, Hive Innovator
2017- Academy of Achievement, delegate
2017- Forbes 30 Under 30, healthcare category, Forbes
2018- Business Insider 30 and Under 30, Business Insider
2021- Technology Review 35 under 35, MIT Technology Review
2022- Endpoints 20 under 40, Endpoints News
2022- Henri Termeer Scholar, Termeer Foundation