Samuel G. Katz M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Pathology

Biographical Info

Samuel G. Katz graduated with a combined B.S./M.S. from Yale University in 1995. He then pursued dual M.D., Ph.D. training in the Health Sciences & Technology (HST) program jointly administered by MIT and Harvard. His Ph.D. thesis with Stuart H. Orkin focused on the transcriptional regulation of hematopoiesis. Sam then completed a residency in pathology and fellowship in hematopathology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He performed his post-doctoral studies on apoptosis with Loren D. Walensky at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute. As an Assistant Professor of Pathology at Yale University, Dr. Katz manages a laboratory deciphering the basic mechanisms of cell death and contributes to patient care as an active hematopathologist.

Education & Training

Harvard Medical School (2004)
Harvard Medical School (2004)
Brigham & Women's Hospital, Pathology (2004 - 2006)
Brigham & Women's Hospital, Hematopathology (2006 - 2008)
Board Certification
Anatomic Pathology, Board Certified  (2009)
Board Certification
Hematology (Pathology), Board Certified  (2009)

Honors & Recognition

  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma Consortium Member
    Lymphoma Research Foundation (2011)
  • Career Development Award, Mentored (K08)
    NIH, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (2010)
  • Post-Doctoral Fellow, Career Development Award
    Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (2008)
  • Yamaguchi Award in Hematology Research
    Children's Hospital, Boston MA (1999)
  • Pre-Doctoral Fellow Award
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute (1998)
  • Distinction in the major
    Yale University, MB&B (1995)
  • cum laude
    Yale University (1995)

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