Jan Gogarten, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow
Phone: 212.305.3371
Fax: 212.342.9044
Email: jg3895@columbia.edu


 

 

 

EDUCATION & TRAINING

Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Biology, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada, 2017
Masters of Arts, Department of Anthropology, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, USA, 2011
Bachelor of Science, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada, 2008

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Primate behavioral ecology and disease
Disease evolution, emergence and ecology in wildlife communities
Microbiome assembly and the holobiont 
Influence of bacteriophage and viral co-infections on bacterial communities

PUBLICATIONS

  • Hoffmann C*, Zimmermann F*, Biek R, Kuehl H, Nowak K, Mundry R, Agbor A, Angedakin S, Arandjelovic M, Blankenburg A, Brazolla G, Corogenes K, Couacy-Hymann E, Deschner T, Dieguez P, Dierks K, Düx A, Dupke S, Eshuis H, Formenty P, Ginath Yuh Y, Goedmakers A, Gogarten JF, Granjon A, McGraw S, Grunow R, Hart J, Jones S, Junker J, Kiang J, Langergraber, Lapuente J, Lee K, Leendertz SAJ, Léguillon F, Leinert V, Löhrich T, Marrocoli S, Mätz-Rensing K, Meier A, Merkel K, Metzger S, Murai M, Niedorf S, De Nys JM, Sachse A, van Schijndel J, Thiesen U, Ton E, Wu D, Wieler LH, Boesch C, Klee SR, Wittig RM, Calvignac-Spencer S, Leendertz FH. (2017) Cryptic anthrax persistence as a major driver of wildlife mortality in a tropical rainforest. Nature. 548: 82-86. *These authors contributed equally to the manuscript.

  • Knauf S*, Gogarten JF*, Schuenemann VJ*, De Nys HM*, Düx A, Strouhal M, Mikalová  L, Bos KI, Armstrong R, Batamuzi EK, Chuma IS, Davoust B, Diatta G, Fyumagwa RD, Kazwala RR, Keyyu JD, Lejora IAV, Levasseur A, Liu H, Mayhew MA, Mediannikov O, Raoult D, Sinclair B, Wittig RM, Roos C, Leendertz FH, Šmajs D, Nieselt K, Krause J*, Calvignac-Spencer S*. (2017) African nonhuman primates are infected with the yaws bacterium Treponema pallidum subsp. pertenue. bioRxiv.  *Authors contributed equally.

  • Gogarten JF, Düx A, Schuenemann VJ, Nowak K, Boesch C, Wittig RM, Krause J, Calvignac-Spencer S, and Leendertz FH. (2016) Tools for opening new chapters in the book of Treponema pallidum evolutionary history.  Clinical Microbiology and Infection. 22: 916-921.

  • Marí Saéz A*, Weiss S*, Nowak K*, Lapeyre V*, Zimmermann F, Düx A, Kühl HS, Kaba M, Regnaut S, Merkel K, Sachse A, Thiesen U, Villányi L, Boesch C, Dabrowski PW, Radonić A, Nitsche A, Leendertz SAJ, Petterson S, Becker S, Krähling V, Couacy-Hymann E, Akoua-Koffi C, Weber N, Schaade L, Fahr J, Borchert M, Gogarten JF*, Calvignac-Spencer S*, Leendertz FH. (2015) Zoonotic origin of the West African Ebola epidemic. EMBO Molecular Medicine. 7: 17-23. *Authors contributed equally.

  • Leendertz SAJ*, Gogarten JF*, Düx A, Calvignac-Spencer S, and Leendertz FH. Assessing the evidence supporting fruit bats as the primary reservoirs for Ebola viruses. (2015) Ecohealth DOI: 10.1007/s10393-015-1053-0.  *Authors contributed equally.

  • Chapman CA, Bonnell TR, Schoof VAM, Gogarten JF, and Calmé S. (2015) Competing pressures on populations: long-term dynamics of food availability, food quality, disease, stress, and animal abundance.  Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 370: 20140112.

  • Gogarten JF*, Akoua-Koffi C*, Calvignac-Spencer S*, Leendertz SAJ*, Weiss S*, Couacy-Hymann S, Koné I, Peeters M, Wittig RM, Boesch C, Hahn BH, and Leendertz FH. (2014) The ecology of primate retroviruses – an assessment of 12 years of retroviral studies in the Taï National Park area, Côte d’Ivoire. Virology. 460–461: 147–153.  *Authors contributed equally.

  • Gogarten JF*, Jacob AL*, Ghai RR, Rothman JM, Twinomugisha D, Wasserman MD, and Chapman CA. (2015) Group size dynamics over 15+ years in an African forest primate community. Biotropica. 47: 101-112. *Authors contributed equally.

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    Gogarten JF and Koenig A. (2013) Reproductive seasonality is a poor predictor of receptive synchrony and male reproductive skew among nonhuman primates. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 67: 123-134.

     

  • Gogarten JF, Brown LM, Chapman CA, Marina C, Doran-Sheehy D, Fedigan LM, Grine FE, Perry S, Pusey AE, Sterck EHM, Wich SA, Wright PC (2012). Seasonal mortality patterns in non-human primates: Implications for variation in selection pressures across environments. Evolution. 66:3252-3266.