Current Fellow

Jacqueline Lekostaj, MD, PhD

Jacqueline Lekostaj, MD, PhD

6035 BT GH
384-7961, pager #8961

BS, Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL, 2002
PhD, Tumor Biology, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, 2008
MD, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, 2010
Residency Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, McGaw Medical Center, Northwestern University Chicago, IL, 2010-2014

Awards and Honors:

Inaugural Autopsy Award, Department of Pathology, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, 2011

Predoctoral Traineeship Award, Department of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program, 2005-2008

Phi Beta Kappa, 2002

Golden Key National Honor Society, 2000

Previous Research Experience:

Lekostaj JK and Ernst LM. "Molecular identification of causative organisms in necrotizing funisitis," project in progress.

Lekostaj JK, Gao J and Chadbum A. "Clonal analysis of multiple lymphoproliferative lesions in HIV positive patients," project in progress, abstract submitted to USCAP.

Pleeter P, Lekostaj JK and Roepe PD. Purified Plasmodium falciparum multi-drug resistance protein (PfMDR 1) binds a high affinity chloroquine analogue. Mol Biochem Parasitol. 2010 Oct;173(2):158-61.

Lekostaj JK, Natarajan JK, Paguio MF, WolfC and Roepe PD. Photoaffinity labeling of the Plasmodium falciparum chloroquine resistance transporter with a novel perfluorophenylazido chloroquine. Biochemistry. 2008 Sep 30;47(39):10394-406.

Lekostaj JK, Amoah LE and Roepe PD. A single S I 034C mutation confers altered drug sensitivity to PfMDRl ATPase activity that is characteristic of the 7G8 isoform. Mol Biochem Parasitol. 2008 Jan;157(1):107-11.

Amoah LE, Lekostaj JK and Roepe PD. Heterologous expression and ATPase activity of mutant versus wild type PfMDRl protein. Biochemistry. 2007 May 22; 46(20):6060-73.