Undergraduate education

Wesleyan University, BA, 1988

Years in MSTP



Biochemistry, 1996


Joel Rothman, PhD

Thesis title

Specification of Embryonic Blastomere Identity in the Nematode Caenorhabditis Elegans


Pathology, Children's Hospital of Boston, 1999-2002


Genetics, Children's Hospital of Boston, 2002-2003

Current position

Associate professor, Department of Pathology, University of Chicago, School of Medicine

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PhD publications

Kontani K, Moskowitz IP, Rothman JH. Repression of cell-cell fusion by components of the C. elegans vacuolar ATPase complex. Dev Cell. 2005 May;8(5):787-94. PMID: 15866168.

Moskowitz IP, Rothman JH. lin-12 and glp-1 are required zygotically for early embryonic cellular interactions and are regulated by maternal GLP-1 signaling in Caenorhabditis elegans. Development. 1996 Dec;122(12):4105-17. PMID:9012530.

Gendreau SB, Moskowitz IP, Terns RM, Rothman JH. The potential to differentiate epidermis is unequally distributed in the AB lineage during early embryonic development in C. elegans. Dev Biol. 1994 Dec;166(2):770-81. PMID: 7813794.

Moskowitz IP, Gendreau SB, Rothman JH. Combinatorial specification of blastomere identity by glp-1-dependent cellular interactions in the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans. Development. 1994 Nov;120(11):3325-38. PMID: 7720570.