Katerina Politi, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pathology

Departments & Organizations

Pathology: ExPath | Pathology Research | Politi Lab

Cancer Center, Yale: Signal Transduction | SPORE in Lung Cancer

Office of Student Research

Stem Cell Center, Yale

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Molecular Cell Biology, Genetics and Development: Human Disease; Oncogenes, Tumor Suppressor Genes, and Cell Cycle Control; Receptors and Signal Transduction | Molecular Medicine, Pharmacology, and Physiology: Cancer Biology and Therapeutics; Human Disease Pathology, Physiology and Intervention; Receptors and Signal Transduction

Office of Cooperative Research


Katerina Politi studied Biology at the University of Pavia in Italy. She then moved to New York, where she obtained her PhD in Genetics and Development working with Argiris Efstratiadis at Columbia University. Following graduate school, she joined Harold Varmus' lab at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and began her work on the molecular basis of lung cancer. She continues this work at Yale as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pathology and the Yale Cancer Center.

Education & Training

PhD Columbia University (2003)
Senior Research Scientist Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Research Fellow Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Postdoctoral Research Scientist Columbia University

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