Michele Pagano

Michele Pagano, M.D.

Chair, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology
Perlmutter Cancer Center, New York University School of Medicine
May Ellen and Gerald Jay Ritter Professor of Oncology
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
522 First Avenue, Smilow 1107
New York, NY  10016
Office:  212-263-5332
Lab:  212-263-5129
Fax:  212-263-5107
Email:  Michele.Pagano@nyumc.org

Lab Website

KEY INTERESTS:
Cell Cycle, ubiquitin-regulated proteolysis, DNA Damage and Repair, Signal Transduction, Cancer

BIOGRAPHICAL DETAILS:
Graduate Education:

1989: M.D. and research degree in Molecular Endocrinology, Federico II University, Naples, Italy
1990:  M.D. Board Certified, Federico II University, Naples, Italy

Postdoctoral Training:
1990:  European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg, Germany
1992: Mitotix, Cambridge, MA

Academic Appointments: 
1996:  Assistant Professor of Pathology, NYU School of Medicine
1999:  Associate Professor of Pathology, NYU School of Medicine
2005:  Professor of Pathology, NYU School of Medicine
2005:  May Ellen and Gerald Jay Ritter Professor of Oncology
2008:  Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
2015:  Chairman of Biochemistry and Pharmacology, NYU School of Medicine

RESEARCH INTERESTS:
The Pagano laboratory explores the roles that the ubiquitin system plays in regulating the three key dimensions of cellular life: growth, survival, and differentiation, and how the deregulation of this system contributes to malignant transformation. 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

LAB MEMBERS:
Lukas Cermak, Postdoctoral Fellow
Linda Clijsters, Postdoctoral Fellow
John Dankert, M.D., Ph.D. Student
Valerio Donato, Postdoctoral Fellow
Shanshan Duan, Postdoctoral Fellow
Jeffrey Estrada, Lab Manager
Yeon-Tae Jeong, Postdoctoral Fellow
Shafi Kuchay, Postdoctoral Fellow
Jie Li, Postdoctoral Fellow
Luca Lignitto, Postdoctoral Fellow
Antonio Marzio, Postdoctoral Fellow
Loredana Moro, Senior Scientist
Julia Pagan, Postdoctoral Fellow
Luca Rizzini, Postdoctoral Fellow
Gergely Rona, Postdoctoral Fellow
Daniele Simoneschi, Ph.D. Student
Tianjiao Zhu, Assistant Research Scientist