Joel Pomerantz, PhD
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Dr. Joel L. Pomerantz is an Associate Professor of Biological Chemistry at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His research focuses on mechanisms of signal transduction downstream of antigen recognition in adaptive immunity and how antigen receptor signaling pathways are dysregulated in lymphoma. He received his B.A. in biochemistry from Brandeis University in 1989 and completed his Ph.D. in biology in Phillip A. Sharp's laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1995. He then completed two postdoctoral fellowships in biology, the first one at MIT with Carl O. Pabo in 1997 and the second with David Baltimore at the California Institute of Technology in 2003. He joined the faculty of Johns Hopkins in 2004. He is a member of the the American Society of Hematology, the American Society for Microbiology, the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Biological Chemistry. He has authored several peer-reviewed articles, has received numerous grants and awards and holds two patents.