Dr. Avraham Ashkenazi, Principle Investigator
Dr. Ashkenazi performed his Ph.D. studies at the Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel and was awarded The Elchanan E. Bondi Memorial Prize for his Ph.D. In 2013, Dr. Ashkenazi joined the laboratory of Prof. David Rubinsztein at University of Cambridge, UK as a Postdoctoral Fellow supported by the FEBS Long Term Fellowship. In 2017, he received the FEBS Distinguished Young Investigator Award. He joined the Faculty of Medicine at Tel Aviv University, Israel as a Senior Lecturer in July 2018. Avraham also likes to cycle, do art drawing and spend time with the family.
Dr. Yevgeny Berdichevsky, Senior Research Associate, and Lab Manager
Dr. Berdichevsky graduated his B. Sc., M. Sc. and Ph. D. degrees at the Faculty of Life Sciences, Tel-Aviv University, Israel. Yevgeny performed his Ph.D. studies in the field of Biotechnology and Antibody engineering. Yevgeny worked as a senior research associate at the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University as well as a project leader in Israeli biotech startup companies in the field of CAR-T cell therapy and CRISPR. Yevgeny also likes reading books, combat training and photography
Margarita Galves, M.Sc. student
Margarita Galves graduated her B.Sc degree in Biotechnology from Hadassah Academic College (Jerusalem, Israel). In 2018, Margarita joined our lab. Margarita spends her spare time reading books, travelling and spends time with her friends and family.
Fatima Sarsour, Ph.D student
Fatima graduated her B.Sc degree in pharmacy from Petra University (Amman, Jordan) and worked as a pharmacist. In 2018, Fatima completed her Master's studies at Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University on "treatments of Type 2 Diabetes and Obesity in mouse models". In 2019, Fatima joined our lab. Fatima spends her spare time with the family. She also likes travelling and sport.
Hamutal Naftali, Research Assistant
Hamutal is currently B.Sc student at Sackler Medical School and at the George S. Wise Faculty of life science. Joined to the lab in 2019.