Lisa Marie Petti PhD

Associate Research Scientist in Genetics

Departments & Organizations

Genetics: DiMaio Lab

Research Interests

receptor tyrosine kinase signaling; cellular growth transformation; virology; transmembrane protein-protein interactions


  • B.A., Wellesley College, 1982
  • Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1988

Selected Publications

  • Chacón, K., Petti, L.M., Scheideman, E.H., Pirazolli, V., Politi, K., and DiMaio, D. De novo selection of oncogenes. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 111:E6-E14, 2014.
  • Petti, L.M., Talbert-Slagle, K., Hochstrasser, M.L. and DiMaio, D. A single amino acid substitution converts a small transmembrane protein activator of the platelet-derived growth factor ß receptor into an inhibitor. J. Biol. Chem. 288:27273-27286, 2013.
  • Petti, L.M., Ricciardi, E. C., Page, H., and Porter, K.A. Transforming signals resulting from sustained activation of the PDGF ß receptor in mortal human fibroblasts. J. Cell Sci. 121:1172-1182, 2008.


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