Samuel G. Katz, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pathology

Departments & Organizations

Pathology: Experimental Pathology Graduate Program | Hematopathology | Katz Lab | Pathology Research | Surgical Pathology: Hematopathology

Yale Cancer Center: Genomics, Genetics, and Epigenetics

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Molecular Cell Biology, Genetics and Development | Molecular Medicine, Pharmacology, and Physiology

Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research


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

MD Harvard Medical School (2004)
PhD Harvard Medical School (2004)
Fellowship Brigham & Women's Hospital
Residency Brigham & Women's Hospital
Board Certification AB of Pathology, Anatomic Pathology (2009)
Board Certification AB of Pathology, Hematology (Pathology) (2009)

Honors & Recognition

  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma Consortium MemberLymphoma Research Foundation (2011)

  • Career Development Award, Mentored (K08)NIH, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (2010)

  • Post-Doctoral Fellow, Career Development AwardLeukemia and Lymphoma Society (2008)

  • Yamaguchi Award in Hematology ResearchChildren's Hospital, Boston MA (1999)

  • Pre-Doctoral Fellow AwardHoward Hughes Medical Institute (1998)

  • cum laudeYale University (1995)

  • Distinction in the majorYale University, MB&B (1995)

Professional Service

  • MD/PhD Faculty Committee (2012 - Present) Member

  • Silliman College Fellowship (2012 - Present) Fellow

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Contact Info

Samuel G. Katz, MD, PhD
Patient Care Location
Yale PathologyYale New Haven Hospital
20 York Street, Ste East Pavilion 2-631

New Haven, CT 06510
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Office Location
Department of PathologyBrady Memorial Laboratory
310 Cedar Street, Ste BML 127A

New Haven, CT 06510
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Mailing Address
Pathology310 Cedar Street
PO Box 208023

New Haven, CT 06520-8023

Katz Lab