Matt Doherty

Post-doc since 2015

Research areas

  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Therapeutic discovery/development
  • Crohn's disease
  • Microbial ecology
  • Microbial evolution
  • Science Education
  • Cancer


  • BS: University of Notre Dame (2006)
  • PhD: University of California - Davis (2013)
Matt Doherty


I’m a wet lab microbiologist learning computational microbiology while working to determine the effects of a novel Crohn’s disease therapy on the fecal microbiome. I am also trying to determine whether the fecal microbiome of these patients can be used as a biomarker to predict response to treatment. Previously I’ve researched antimicrobial resistance and novel therapies for HIV and MRSA.