Sarah E. Lutz, Ph.D. 

Dr. Lutz opened her lab in the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology at UIC in 2017. Dr. Lutz obtained her Ph.D. from Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY in 2010 and completed postdoctoral training at University of California, Irvine and Columbia University Medical Center in New York.  Her undergraduate degree is in Neuroscience from Pomona College, Claremont, California.  She trained with Dr. Dritan Agalliu (Columbia, UCI), Dr. Sunil Gandhi (UCI), and Drs. Eliana Scemes, Celia Brosnan, and Cedric Raine (Einstein),  Dr. Lutz has presented her research at national and international conferences, universities, and pharmaceutical companies, including the California Multiple Sclerosis Research Forum, Novartis, Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, and the University of Basque Country. Her work has been recognized with funding from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and fellowships from the NIH and the Stereology Resource Center, and presentation awards from University of California Riverside Center for Glial Neuronal Interactions and the Institute of Immunology at University of California Irvine. She has taught courses including Cell Biology, Stem Cells in Society, Modern Techniques in Neuroscience, and Effective Mentoring of Undergraduate Students in the Research Lab.


Agalliu Lab @UC Irvine 2013