Katerina Politi, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology) and of Pathology

Departments & Organizations

Cancer Center, Yale: Signal Transduction

Office of Student Research

Pathology: ExPath | Politi Lab

Stem Cell Center, Yale

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


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.

Education & Training

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

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Contact Info

Katerina Politi, PhD
Lab Location
Nathan Smith Building
315 Cedar Street, Ste Room 287

New Haven, CT 06510
Office Location
Winchester Building
25 York Street, Ste 208

New Haven, CT 06511

Politi Lab