Education and Training:

B. Sc. (summa cum laude), Physics, Birzeit University, 1994-1998

Ph. D., Biophysics, Indiana University Bloomington, 1998-2003

Postdoctoral fellow, Cell Biology, The Scripps Research Institute, 2003-2009

Previous Positions:

Instructor, Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School, 2009-2012

Research Interest

  • Biology: Spatiotemporal organization of signaling proteins in the plasma membrane; mechanics-signaling cross-talk.
  • Technology: High- and super-resolution microscopy; computer vision; stochastic mathematical modeling.


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Computational analyses reveal spatial relationships between nuclear pore complexes and specific lamins.
Kittisopikul M, Shimi T, Tatli M, Tran JR, Zheng Y, Medalia O, Jaqaman K, Adam SA, Goldman RD, J Cell Biol 2021 Apr 220 4
Biomolecular condensates in membrane receptor signaling.
Jaqaman K, Ditlev JA, Curr Opin Cell Biol 2021 Apr 69 48-54
Single-molecule FRET imaging of GPCR dimers in living cells.
Asher WB, Geggier P, Holsey MD, Gilmore GT, Pati AK, Meszaros J, Terry DS, Mathiasen S, Kaliszewski MJ, McCauley MD, Govindaraju A, Zhou Z, Harikumar KG, Jaqaman K, Miller LJ, Smith AW, Blanchard SC, Javitch JA, Nat Methods 2021 04 18 4 397-405
Stabilization of Endothelial Receptor Arrays by a Polarized Spectrin Cytoskeleton Facilitates Rolling and Adhesion of Leukocytes.
Mylvaganam S, Riedl M, Vega A, Collins RF, Jaqaman K, Grinstein S, Freeman SA, Cell Rep 2020 Jun 31 12 107798
Kinesin-dependent transport of keratin filaments: a unified mechanism for intermediate filament transport.
Robert A, Tian P, Adam SA, Kittisopikul M, Jaqaman K, Goldman RD, Gelfand VI FASEB J. 2018 Jun fj201800604R
Multistep Track Segmentation and Motion Classification for Transient Mobility Analysis.
Vega AR, Freeman SA, Grinstein S, Jaqaman K Biophys. J. 2018 Mar 114 5 1018-1025

Honors & Awards

  • Maximizing Investigator's Research Award
  • Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas Scholar
  • Deborah and W. A. “Tex” Moncrief, Jr. Endowed Scholar in Medical Research
  • Helen Hay Whitney Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Richard Slagle Fellow, Indiana University Bloomington
  • Valedictorian, Graduation commencement, Birzeit University

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science (2017)
  • American Society for Cell Biology (2004)
  • Biophysical Society (2011)