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.
Mary Ann Melnick has been the lab manager for the Politi Lab in the Yale Cancer Center since 2010. She received her bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry, and master’s degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Georgetown University. She interned at Georgetown University in the Department of Radiation Medicine, and at the National Cancer Institute in the Laboratory of Cellular Carcinogenesis and Tumor Promotion and the Laboratory of Tumor Immunology and Biology. Following...
Anna Wurtz is a Research Associate in the Politi Lab. She serves as the study coordinator for collaborative translational research projects between the Politi Lab and the Yale Cancer Center Thoracic Oncology Group. She received her B.S. in Biology from Binghamton University. Anna previously worked in clinical research coordination for the Yale Center for Clinical Investigation and the Yale Cancer Center.