Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Kathleen Green Lab

Lab Members

Meet the Green Lab team members. We welcome requests for information about our work and collaboration opportunities.

Principal Investigator

 
Kathleen Green

Kathleen Green, PhD
kgreen( at )northwestern.edu
Joseph L. Mayberry, Sr., Professor of Pathology and Toxicology
Professor of Pathology and Dermatology
Associate Director of Basic Sciences, Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center
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Research Assistant Professors

 
JoshuaBroussard

Joshua Broussard, PhD
joshua.broussard( at )northwestern.edu
Research Assistant Professor in Pathology and Dermatology
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

  • Undergraduate: 2006, Centenary College of Louisiana
  • Graduate: Aug. 2012, Ph.D., Vanderbilt University
  • Dissertation: The adaptor protein APPL1 regulates cell migration and adhesion dynamics.
  • Advisor: Donna Webb, Ph.D.

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CV (curriculum vitae)
Hometown: Maurice, LA, United States of America

LisaGodsel

Lisa Godsel, PhD
l-godsel( at )northwestern.edu
Research Assistant Professor in Pathology and Dermatology
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

  • Graduate: 1997, Ph.D., Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Dissertation: A novel mechanism for flagellar protein localization
  • Advisor: David M. Engman, M.D., Ph.D.

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CV (curriculum vitae)
Hometown: Chicago, IL, United States of America

 
Jodi L. Johnson

Jodi L. Johnson, PhD
jodi-johnson( at )northwestern.edu
Research Assistant Professor in Pathology and Dermatology
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

  • Undergraduate: 1998, Washington State University
  • Graduate: 2007, Ph.D., Molecular and Medical Genetics, Oregon Health & Science University
  • Dissertation: The p53 family interacting pathways in carcinogenesis and cellular response to DNA damage
  • Adviser: Molly F. Kulesz-Martin, Ph.D. 1998, B.Sc., Microbiology, Washington State University

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CV (curriculum vitae)
Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO, United States of America

Postdoctoral Fellows

 
HopeBurks

Hope Burks, PhD
hope.burks( at )northwestern.edu

  • Undergraduate: 2011, Hendrix College
  • Graduate: Aug. 2017, Ph.D., Tulane University
  • Dissertation: The interplay of ZEB2 and HDAC2 in breast cancer progression and metastasis.
  • Advisor: Matthew Burow, Ph.D.

Hometown: Jonesboro, AR, United States of America

AvinashJaiganesh

Avinash Jaiganesh, PhD
avinash.jaiganesh( at )northwestern.edu

  • Undergraduate: May 2012, Anna University
  • Graduate: May 2018, Ph.D., Biophysics, The Ohio State University
  • Dissertation: Cadherin-23 Structure, Function, and Nanomechanics in Hearing and Deafness
  • Advisor: Marcos Sotomayor, Ph.D.


CV (curriculum vitae)
Hometown: Chennai, India

 
QuinnRoth-Carter

Quinn Roth-Carter
quinn.roth-carter( at )northwestern.edu

  • Undergraduate: 2012, Lewis & Clark College
  • Graduate: June 2018, Ph.D., Oregon Health & Sciences University
  • Dissertation: Eosinophils Mediate Inflammation in the Skin through the Activity of Eosinophil Peroxidase
  • Advisor: David Jacoby, M.D.


CV (curriculum vitae)

HodaZarkoob

Hoda Zarkoob, PhD
hoda.zarkoob( at )northwestern.edu

  • Undergraduate: 2008, B.Sc., Isfahan University of Technology
  • Graduate: 2011, M.Sc., Isfahan University of Technology
  • Graduate: 2017, Ph.D., The University of Iowa
  • Dissertation: Mechanobiology of keratinocytes colony formation and its role in wound healing.
  • Advisor: Edward Sander, Ph.D.


CV (curriculum vitae)

Visiting Scholars

 
EranCohen-Barak

Eran Cohen-Barak, MD
erancb( at )northwestern.edu

  • Undergraduate: 2006, Faculty of Medicine, Ben Gurion University, Afula, Israel
  • Graduate: 2011, MD, Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Haifa, Israel
  • Residency: Department of Dermatology, Afula, Israel


CV (curriculum vitae)

Research interest: Genetic Skin Diseases

Graduate Students

 
Marihan Hegazy

Marihan Hegazy, (DGP)
MarihanHegazy2020( at )u.northwestern.edu

  • Undergraduate: Benedictine University, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Hometown: Orland Park, IL, United States of America

Sherry Lee

Sherry Lee, (MSTP/DGP)
Sherry-Lee( at )northwestern.edu

  • Undergraduate: 2010, University of Washington


CV (curriculum vitae)

Research Technologist

 
SakiAmagai

Saki Amagai
saki.amagai( at )northwestern.edu

  • Undergraduate: 2018, Carleton College
  • Undergraduate research: Defining the role of actin family proteins in hedgehog pathway-dependent skin cancer


Resumé
Hometown: Tokyo, Japan

Lab Manager

 
Jennifer Koetsier

Jennifer Koetsier
j-koetsier( at )law.northwestern.edu

  • Undergraduate: Calvin College, Michigan

Hometown: Grand Rapids, MI, United States of America

Recent Graduates

 
LaurenAlbrecht

Lauren Albrecht

  • Undergraduate: University of California San Diego, CA
  • Graduate: Northwestern University

AmandaBass-Zubek

Amanda Bass-Zubek, MD/PhD
Assistant Professor of Dermatology - Yale School of Medicine

  • Undergraduate: 2001, Boston University, Boston, MA
  • Graduate: 2010 M.D./Ph.D. in Medicine, Cell Biology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Post Graduate: Yale Universtity

 
 Jing Chen

Jing Chen, PhD
Product Development Scientist, Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc.

  • Undergraduate: 2003, B.S., Tsinghua University, China
  • Graduate: 2012, Ph.D., Cell and Molecular Biology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois USA

BobHarmon

Bob Harmon, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow (Lab of Margaret Gardel, PhD), University of Chicago

  • Undergraduate: Bowdoin College, Maine
  • Graduate: 2013, Ph.D. in Biological Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA

 
RyanHobbs

Ryan Hobbs, PhD
Assistant Professor of Dermatology and Microbiology & Immunology
Penn State College of Medicine

  • Undergraduate: 2004, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
  • Graduate: 2010, Ph.D. in Life Sciences, Cell Biology, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois USA
  • Post Graduate: The Johns Hopkins University

DipalPatel

Dipal Patel, M.D., Ph.D.
dipal.patel( at )yale.edu
Hospital Resident
Yale School of Medicine Residency Training Program in Internal Medicine

  • Undergraduate: 2004-2008, B.A.S., Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • Graduate: 2016, M.D., Ph.D., Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

 
Cory Simpson

Cory Simpson, MD/PhD
Clinical Instructor - Penn Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Health System

  • Undergraduate: 2003, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
  • Graduate: 2012, M.D./Ph.D. in Medicine/Cancer Cell Biology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Post Graduate: Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine

Chen Yuan Kam

Chen Yuan Kam, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow (Lab of Valentina Greco, PhD)
Yale University

  • Undergraduate: University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Graduate: 2018, Ph.D., Northwestern University

Hometown: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Alumni

 
EvangelineAmargo

Evangeline Amargo
Technology Consultant
Hewlett-Packard

  • Undergraduate: Northern Illinois University, Illinois
  • Graduate: M.S., Northwestern University

Christopher R.Arnette

Christopher R. Arnette, PhD
Editor
Wiley

  • Undergraduate: 2008, Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View, TX
  • Graduate: May 2014, Ph.D., Vanderbilt University Medical School, Nashville, TN
  • Dissertation: Functional and regulatory mechanisms of microtubule-associate proteins involved in cancer progression
  • Advisor: Irina N. Kaverina, Ph.D.


CV (curriculum vitae)
Hometown: Brunswick, GA, United States of America

 
BhushanDesai

Bhushan Desai, PhD
Director, Quality Control
Coherus BioSciences

  • Undergraduate: University of Mumbai, India
  • Graduate: 2005, Ph.D., Molecular Biology, University of Illinois, Chicago

AdiDubash

Adi Dubash, PhD
Assistant Professor
Furman University, Greenville, South Carolina

  • Undergraduate: 1999 – 2003, B.S., Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Texas at Austin
  • Graduate: 2003 – 2009, Ph.D., Cell and Developmental Biology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Hometown: Mumbai, India

 
Gillian Fitz

Gillian Fitz

  • Undergraduate: 2014, Carleton College
  • Undergraduate Thesis: Cell-to-cell contact allows BMP signaling to establish primordial germ cells
  • Graduate: Ph.D., Interdisciplinary Graduate Program, Vanderbilt University (matriculating)

JodiKlessner

Jodi Klessner, PhD
Post doctoral fellow in the Ozdinler Laboratory
Department of Neurology
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

  • Undergraduate: Western Michigan University
  • Graduate: Ph.D., Loyola University, Maywood, IL

 
Nicole Najor

Nicole Najor, PhD
Assistant Professor of Biology
University of Detroit Mercy

  • Undergraduate: 2005, University of Detroit Mercy, Michigan
  • Graduate: 2010, Ph.D., Wayne State University

Oksana (Oxana) Nekrasova

Oksana (Oxana) Nekrasova, PhD
Senior Cell Biology Research Scientist, Applied Medical

  • Graduate: 2004, M.S., Biochemistry, Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia. Graduated with Honors.
  • 2007, Ph.D., Cell Biology, Koltzov Institute of Developmental Biology Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia

 
Viktor Todorovic

Viktor Todorovic, PhD
In Vitro Pharmacologist/Senior Scientist II
AbbVie

  • Undergraduate: 1998, B.Sc., Molecular Biology and Physiology, University of Belgrade
  • Graduate: 2006, Ph.D. , Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, University of Illinois at Chicago.
  • Dissertation: CCN1(CYR61): a Novel Extracellular Matrix Inducer of Cell Death.
  • Adviser: Lester F. Lau, Ph.D.

Alejandra Valenzuela-Iglesias

Alejandra Valenzuela-Iglesias, PhD