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Jonathan Katz, PhD
Assistant Professor of Research Medicine
CSC 240 Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles
+1 323 205 5289


Dr. Katz earned his B.S. in Microbiology & Molecular Genetics and Cognitive Science. He then went on to earn his PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from University of California, Los Angeles.

Dr. Katz's research interests include mass spectrometry, proteomics and elucidation of novel clinical prognostic markers.


Tetreault MP, Weinblatt D, Shaverdashvili K, Yang Y, Katz JP. KLF4 transcriptionally activates non-canonical WNT5A to control epithelial stratification. Sci Rep. 2016; 6:26130. View in: PubMed

Tetreault MP, Yang Y, Katz JP. Krüppel-like factors in cancer. Nat Rev Cancer. 2013 Oct; 13(10):701-13. View in: PubMed

A physical sciences network characterization of non-tumorigenic and metastatic cells. Sci Rep. 2013; 3:1449. View in: PubMed

Chambers MC, Maclean B, Burke R, Amodei D, Ruderman DL, Neumann S, Gatto L, Fischer B, Pratt B, Egertson J, Hoff K, Kessner D, Tasman N, Shulman N, Frewen B, Baker TA, Brusniak MY, Paulse C, Creasy D, Flashner L, Kani K, Moulding C, Seymour SL, Nuwaysir LM, Lefebvre B, Kuhlmann F, Roark J, Rainer P, Detlev S, Hemenway T, Huhmer A, Langridge J, Connolly B, Chadick T, Holly K, Eckels J, Deutsch EW, Moritz RL, Katz JE, Agus DB, Maccoss M, Tabb DL, Mallick P. A cross-platform toolkit for mass spectrometry and proteomics. Nat Biotechnol. 2012 Oct 10; 30(10):918-20. View in: PubMed

Kani K, Faca VM, Hughes LD, Zhang W, Fang Q, Shahbaba B, Luethy R, Erde J, Schmidt J, Pitteri SJ, Zhang Q, Katz JE, Gross ME, Plevritis SK, McIntosh MW, Jain A, Hanash S, Agus DB, Mallick P. Quantitative Proteomic Profiling Identifies Protein Correlates to EGFR Kinase Inhibition. Mol Cancer Ther. 2012 May; 11(5):1071-81. View in: PubMed

Farrah T, Deutsch EW, Omenn GS, Campbell DS, Sun Z, Bletz JA, Mallick P, Katz JE, Malmström J, Ossola R, Watts JD, Lin B, Zhang H, Moritz RL, Aebersold R. A high-confidence human plasma proteome reference set with estimated concentrations in PeptideAtlas. Mol Cell Proteomics. 2011 Sep; 10(9):M110. 006353. View in: PubMed

Vogelsang MS, Kani K, Katz JE, Mallick P. Model-based discovery of circulating biomarkers. Methods Mol Biol. 2011; 728:87-107. View in: PubMed

Wang J, Pérez-Santiago J, Katz JE, Mallick P, Bandeira N. Peptide identification from mixture tandem mass spectra. Mol Cell Proteomics. 2010 Jul; 9(7):1476-85. View in: PubMed

Luethy R, Kessner DE, Katz JE, Maclean B, Grothe R, Kani K, Faça V, Pitteri S, Hanash S, Agus DB, Mallick P. Precursor-ion mass re-estimation improves peptide identification on hybrid instruments. J Proteome Res. 2008 Sep; 7(9):4031-9. View in: PubMed

Klimek J, Eddes JS, Hohmann L, Jackson J, Peterson A, Letarte S, Gafken PR, Katz JE, Mallick P, Lee H, Schmidt A, Ossola R, Eng JK, Aebersold R, Martin DB. The standard protein mix database: a diverse data set to assist in the production of improved Peptide and protein identification software tools. J Proteome Res. 2008 Jan; 7(1):96-103. View in: PubMed

deVera IE, Katz JE, Agus DB. Clinical proteomics: the promises and challenges of mass spectrometry-based biomarker discovery. Clin Adv Hematol Oncol. 2006 Jul; 4(7):541-9. View in: PubMed

Miranda TB, Sayegh J, Frankel A, Katz JE, Miranda M, Clarke S. Yeast Hsl7 (histone synthetic lethal 7) catalyses the in vitro formation of omega-N(G)-monomethylarginine in calf thymus histone H2A. Biochem J. 2006 May 1; 395(3):563-70. View in: PubMed

Katz JE, Mallick P, Agus DB. A perspective on protein profiling of blood. BJU Int. 2005 Sep; 96(4):477-82. View in: PubMed

Whitelegge JP, Katz JE, Pihakari KA, Hale R, Aguilera R, Gómez SM, Faull KF, Vavilin D, Vermaas W. Subtle modification of isotope ratio proteomics; an integrated strategy for expression proteomics. Phytochemistry. 2004 Jun; 65(11):1507-15. View in: PubMed

Katz JE, Dumlao DS, Wasserman JI, Lansdown MG, Jung ME, Faull KF, Clarke S. 3-Isopropylmalate is the major endogenous substrate of the Saccharomyces cerevisiae trans-aconitate methyltransferase. Biochemistry. 2004 May 25; 43(20):5976-86. View in: PubMed

Katz JE, Dumlao DS, Clarke S, Hau J. A new technique (COMSPARI) to facilitate the identification of minor compounds in complex mixtures by GC/MS and LC/MS: tools for the visualization of matched datasets. J Am Soc Mass Spectrom. 2004 Apr; 15(4):580-4. View in: PubMed

Katz JE, Dlakic M, Clarke S. Automated identification of putative methyltransferases from genomic open reading frames. Mol Cell Proteomics. 2003 Aug; 2(8):525-40. View in: PubMed

Mura C, Katz JE, Clarke SG, Eisenberg D. Structure and function of an archaeal homolog of survival protein E (SurEalpha): an acid phosphatase with purine nucleotide specificity. J Mol Biol. 2003 Mar 7; 326(5):1559-75. View in: PubMed

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