Faculty of Biological Sciences

Dr Simon Goodman

BSc, Sheffield, PhD 1996, Cambridge
School of Biology

Background: 2000-2004 Research Fellow, Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London

1996-2000 Post-doc, Institute of Cell, Animal and Population Biology, University of Edinburgh

1995-1996 Research Assistant, Dept. Genetics, University of Cambridge

1991-1995 PhD, Dept. Genetics, University of Cambridge

1988-1991 Honours degree, Dept. Genetics, University of Sheffield

Contact:  Manton 8.10 | +44(0) 113 34 32561 | email address for Dr Simon Goodman 

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Modules managed

BLGY3133 - Advanced topics in Ecology
BLGY3246 - Evolution and Population Genetics
BLGY5104M - Conservation Genetics

Modules taught

BLGY1124 - The Diversity of Life
BLGY1303 - Tutorials: Biology & Genetics
BLGY2100 - Enhanced Study Skills for Biologists
BLGY2223 - Organismal Evolution
BLGY2275 - Human Populations
BLGY3021 - Research Project
BLGY3133 - Advanced topics in Ecology
BLGY3246 - Evolution and Population Genetics
BLGY3340 - Biology Research Projects
BLGY5104M - Conservation Genetics
BLGY5191M - Biodiversity and Conservation MSc and MRes Summer Project
BLGY5198M - Biodiversity and Conservation MRes Research Project 1

Dr Lilia Dmitrieva  (Research Fellow)

Dr Jenny Dunn  (Visiting Research Fellow)

Farmland bird ecology and conservation 


Leandro Patino  
Rebecca Thomas  

Brock PM; Acevedo-Whitehouse K; Goodman SJ; Hall AJ; Cruz M Applying the tools of ecological immunology to conservation: A test case in the Galapagos sea lion Animal Conservation 16 19-31, 2013
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Cairns R; Sallu SM; Goodman S Questioning calls to consensus in conservation: a Q study of conservation discourses on Galápagos Environmental Conservation: an international journal of environmental science -, 2013

Eastwood G; Goodman SJ; Cunningham AA; Kramer LD Aedes taeniorhynchus vectorial capacity informs a pre-emptive assessment of West Nile virus establishment in Galápagos. Sci Rep 3 1519-, 2013
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Brock PM; Hall AJ; Goodman SJ; Cruz M; Acevedo-Whitehouse K Immune activity, body condition and human-associated environmental impacts in a wild marine mammal. PLoS One 8 e67132-, 2013
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Dmitrieva L; Kondakov AA; Oleynikov E; Kydyrmanov A; Karamendin K; Kasimbekov Y; Baimukanov M; Wilson S; Goodman SJ Assessment of Caspian Seal By-Catch in an Illegal Fishery Using an Interview-Based Approach. PLoS One 8 e67074-, 2013
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Lennon RJ; Dunn JC; Stockdale JE; Goodman SJ; Morris AJ; Hamer KC Trichomonad parasite infection in four species of Columbidae in the UK. Parasitology 140 1368-1376, 2013
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Whitlock R; Stewart GB; Goodman SJ; Piertney SB; Butlin RK; Pullin AS; Burke T A systematic review of phenotypic responses to between-population outbreeding Environmental Evidence 2 -, 2013
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Dunn JC; Goodman SJ; Benton TG; Hamer KC Avian blood parasite infection during the non-breeding season: An overlooked issue in declining populations? BMC Ecology 13 -, 2013
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Goodman SJ Phocine Distemper Virus In Mononegaviruses of Veterinary Importance, Volume 1: Pathobiology and Molecular Diagnosis , 2013

De Luna CJ; Goodman SJ; Thatcher O; Jepson PD; Andersen L; Tolley K; Hoelzel AR Phenotypic and genetic divergence among harbour porpoise populations associated with habitat regions in the North Sea and adjacent seas. J Evol Biol 25 674-681, 2012
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Taype CA; Agapito JC; Accinelli RA; Espinoza JR; Godreuil S; Goodman SJ; Bañuls AL; Shaw MA Genetic diversity, population structure and drug resistance of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Peru. Infect Genet Evol 12 577-585, 2012
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Cruz LL; Goodman SJ; Hamer KC; McGill RAR Stable isotope ratios of a tropical marine predator: Confounding effects of nutritional status during growth Marine Biology 159 873-880, 2012
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Kovacs KM; Lydersen C; Aguilar A; Aurioles D; Burkanov V; Gelatt T; Campagna C; Gales N; Goldsworthy SD; Goodman SJ; Hofmeyr GJG; Härkönen T; Lowry L; Schipper J; Sipilä T; Southwell C; Stuart S; Thompson D; Trillmich F Global threats to pinnipeds Marine Mammal Science 28 414-436, 2012

Niedziałkowska M; Jȩdrzejewska B; Wójcik JM; Goodman SJ Genetic structure of red deer population in northeastern poland in relation to the history of human interventions Journal of Wildlife Management 76 1264-1276, 2012
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Bataille A; Fournié G; Cruz M; Cedeño V; Parker PG; Cunningham AA; Goodman SJ Host selection and parasite infection in Aedes taeniorhynchus, endemic disease vector in the Galápagos Islands. Infect Genet Evol 12 1831-1841, 2012
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Harkonen T; Harding KC; Svensson CJ; Wilson S; Baimukanov M; Dmitrieva L; Goodman SJ Collapse of a Marine Mammal Species Driven by Human Impacts PLoS ONE 7 -, 2012
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McCarthy AJ; Shaw MA; Jepson PD; Brasseur SM; Reijnders PJ; Goodman SJ Variation in European harbour seal immune response genes and susceptibility to phocine distemper virus (PDV). Infect Genet Evol 11 1616-1623, 2011
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Eastwood G; Kramer LD; Goodman SJ; Cunningham AA West Nile Virus Vector Competency of Culex quinquefasciatus Mosquitoes in the Galapagos Islands AM J TROP MED HYG 85 426-433, 2011

Bataille A; Cunningham AA; Cruz M; Cedeño V; Goodman SJ Adaptation, isolation by distance and human-mediated transport determine patterns of gene flow among populations of the disease vector Aedes taeniorhynchus in the Galapagos Islands. Infect Genet Evol 11 1996-2003, 2011
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Senn HV; Barton NH; Goodman SJ; Swanson GM; Abernethy KA; Pemberton JM Investigating temporal changes in hybridization and introgression in a predominantly bimodal hybridizing population of invasive sika (Cervus nippon) and native red deer (C-elaphus) on the Kintyre Peninsula, Scotland MOL ECOL 19 910-924, 2010

McCarthy AJ; Goodman SJ Reassessing conflicting evolutionary histories of the Paramyxoviridae and the origins of respiroviruses with Bayesian multigene phylogenies INFECT GENET EVOL 10 97-107, 2010

Senn HV; Swanson GM; Goodman SJ; Barton NH; Pemberton JM Phenotypic correlates of hybridisation between red and sika deer (genus Cervus) J ANIM ECOL 79 414-425, 2010

Bataille A; Cunningham AA; Cruz M; Cedeno V; Goodman SJ Seasonal effects and fine-scale population dynamics of Aedes taeniorhynchus, a major disease vector in the Galapagos Islands MOL ECOL 19 4491-4504, 2010

Bataille A; Cunningham AA; Cedeno V; Patino L; Constantinou A; Kramer LD; Goodman SJ Natural colonization and adaptation of a mosquito species in Galapagos and its implications for disease threats to endemic wildlife P NATL ACAD SCI USA 106 10230-10235, 2009

Ruiz-Garcia M; Martinez-Aguero M; Alvarez D; Goodman S Genetic variability in Neotropical deer genera (Mammalia: Cervidae) according to DNA microsatellite loci REV BIOL TROP 57 879-904, 2009

Bataille A; Cunningham AA; Cedeno V; Cruz M; Eastwood G; Fonseca DM; Causton CE; Azuero R; Loayza J; Martinez JDC; Goodman SJ Evidence for regular ongoing introductions of mosquito disease vectors into the Galapagos Islands P R SOC B 276 3769-3775, 2009

Bataille A; Horsburgh GJ; Dawson DA; Cunningham AA; Goodman SJ Microsatellite markers characterized in the mosquito Aedes taeniorhynchus (Diptera, Culicidae), a disease vector and major pest on the American coast and the Galapagos Islands INFECT GENET EVOL 9 971-975, 2009

Harkonen T; Jussi M; Baimukanov M; Bignert A; Dmitrieva L; Kasimbekov Y; Verevkin M; Wilson S; Goodman S Pup production and breeding distribution of the Caspian seal (Phoca caspica) in relation to human impacts AMBIO 37 356-361, 2008

McCarthy AJ; Shaw MA; Goodman SJ Pathogen evolution and disease emergence in carnivores P R SOC B 274 3165-3174, 2007

Hall AJ; Jepson PD; Goodman SJ; Harkonen T Phocine distemper virus in the North and European Seas - Data and models, nature and nurture BIOL CONSERV 131 221-229, 2006

Schaschl H; Wandeler P; Suchentrunk F; Obexer-Ruff G; Goodman SJ Selection and recombination drive the evolution of MHC class II DRB diversity in ungulates HEREDITY 97 427-437, 2006

Harkonen T; Dietz R; Reijnders P; Teilmann J; Harding K; Hall A; Brasseur S; Siebert U; Goodman SJ; Jepson PD; Rasmussen TD; Thompson P The 1988 and 2002 phocine distemper virus epidemics in European harbour seals DIS AQUAT ORGAN 68 115-130, 2006

Lopez-Vaamonde C; Wikstrom N; Labandeira C; Godfray HCJ; Goodman SJ; Cook JM Fossil-calibrated molecular phylogenies reveal that leaf-mining moths radiated millions of years after their host plants J EVOLUTION BIOL 19 1314-1326, 2006

Kilpatrick AM; Daszak P; Goodman SJ; Rogg H; Kramer LD; Cedeno V; Cunningham AA Predicting pathogen introduction: West Nile virus spread to Galapagos CONSERV BIOL 20 1224-1231, 2006

Schaschl H; Suchentrunk F; Hammer S; Goodman SJ Recombination and the origin of sequence diversity in the DRB MHC class II locus in chamois (Rupicapra spp.) Immunogenetics 57 108-115, 2005
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Whiteman NK; Goodman SJ; Sinclair BJ; Walsh T; Cunningham AA; Kramer LD; Parker PG Establishment of the avian disease vector Culex quinquefasciatus Say, 1823 (Diptera : Culicidae) on the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador Ibis 147 844-847, 2005

Harkonen T; Harding KC; Goodman SJ; Johannesson K Colonization history of the baltic harbor seals: Integrating archaeological, behavioral, and genetic data Marine Mammal Science 21 695-716, 2005
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Harding KC; Hansen BJL; Goodman SJ Acquired immunity and stochasticity in epidemic intervals impede the evolution of host disease resistance AM NAT 166 722-730, 2005

Schaschl H; Goodman SJ; Suchentrunk F Sequence analysis of the MHC class II DRB alleles in Alpine chamois (Rupicapra r. rupicapra) Developmental and Comparative Immunology 28 265-277, 2004
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Goodman SJ Linkage In Encyclopedia of Evolution , 2002

Lowden S; Finlayson HA; MacDonald AA; Downing AC; Goodman SJ; Leus K; Kaspe L; Wahyuni E; Archibald AL Application of Sus scrofa microsatellite markers to wild suiformes Conservation Genetics 3 347-350, 2002

Goodman SJ Genetic Polymorphism In Encyclopedia of Evolution , 2002

Coltman DW; Goodman SJ; Bowen WD Molecular ecology of Atlantic harbour seals (Phoca vitulina) In Cellular and Molecular Biology of Marine Mammals , 2002

Goodman SJ; Tamate HB; Wilson R; Nagata J; Tatsuzawa S; Swanson GM; Pemberton JM; McCullough DR Bottlenecks, drift and differentiation: the population structure and demographic history of sika deer (Cervus nippon) in the Japanese archipelago Molecular Ecology 10 1357-1370, 2001
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Goodman SJ; Barton NH; Swanson G; Abernethey K; Pemberton JM Introgression through rare hybridization: A genetic study of a hybrid zone between red and sika deer (genus Cervus) in Argyll, Scotland. Genetics 152 355-371, 1999
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Goodman SJ Patterns of extensive genetic differentiation and variation among European harbor seals (Phoca vitulina vitulina) revealed using microsatellite DNA polymorphisms. Molecular Biology and Evolution 15 104-118, 1998
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Slate J; Coltman DW; Goodman SJ; MacLean I; Pemberton JM; Williams JL Bovine microsatellite loci are highly conserved in red deer (Cervus elaphus), sika deer (Cervus nippon) and Soay sheep (Ovis aries). Animal Genetics 29 307-315, 1998
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Goodman SJ Dinucleotide repeat polymorphisms at seven anonymous microsatellite loci cloned from the European harbour seal (Phoca vitulina vitulina). Animal Genetics 28 310-311, 1997

Gemmell NJ; Allen P; Goodman SJ; Reed JZ Interspecific microsatellite markers for the study of pinniped populations. Molecular Ecology 6 661-666, 1997
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Goodman SJ RSTCALC: A collection of computer programs for calculating estimates of genetic differentiation fom microsatellite data and determining their significance. Molecular Ecology 6 -, 1997

Thompson P; Goodman SJ Direct and Indirect estimates of gene dispersal distance. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 12 -, 1997

Stanley HF; Casey S; Carnahan JM; Goodman S; Harwood J; Wayne RK Worldwide patterns of mitochondrial DNA differentiation in the harbor seal (Phoca vitulina) MOL BIOL EVOL 13 368-382, 1996