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Katerina Politi, PhD

Professor of Pathology; Co-Leader, Cancer Signaling Networks, Yale Cancer Center; Scientific Director, Center for Thoracic Cancers



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's 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 Associate Professor in the Department of Pathology and the Yale Cancer Center.

Education & Training

  • Senior Research Scientist
    Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (2010)
  • Research Fellow
    Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (2008)
  • PhD
    Columbia University (2003)
  • Postdoctoral Research Scientist
    Columbia University (2003)

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