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                              Eran Perlson                     Principal Investigator             This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.          


Eran did his Ph.D in Prof. Mike Faiezilber's lab at the Weizmann institute working on retrograde injury signaling in neurons and completed his postdoctoral training in Prof. Erika Holzbaur's lab at University of Pennsylvania working on axonal transport and neurodegeneration. 

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talker‚Äč                              Tal Pery Gradus                 Lab Manager                         This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Tal did her B.Sc in biotechnology engineering in Ort braude, and worked for 6 years in laboratories at the Weizmann institute and Tel-Hashomer Hospital.Tal is now incharge of lab administration as is an active research associate. 

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                            Ariel Ionescu                       Ph.D Student                        This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                                                Ariel completed his M.Sc studies in the Tel-Aviv University and is now studying retrograde Muscle to Motor-neuron signaling and its control over local protein synthesis in axons.

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tofi                            Topaz Altman                     M.D / Ph.D Student               This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                  

Topaz is studying the distinct metabolic alterations of motor neurons in neurodegenerative diseases. 

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Amjd is studying the role of RBP-RNA function in axons and their dysregulation in ALS.

 

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danielle small                            Danielle Geller                        M.Sc Student                      This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Danielle is studying the role of exosomal muscle-derived miRNAs in regulating local protein synthesis in neurons.

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daria lab                          Daria Adam                            M.Sc Student                      This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Daria is studying the spatial role of BDNF-signaling in motor neuron growth and survival.

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lior small                          Lior Ankol                             M.Sc Student                      This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Lior is studying the beneficial effect of miR-126 5p in ALS models as a treatment strategy.

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Alumni

                        Avichai Bonnie                      M.Sc Student                      aThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

During his M.Sc studies, Avichai studied the secreted semaphorine family and their receptors in relation to neuromuscular disruption in ALS.

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shani                        Dr. Shani Gluska                      M.D / Ph.D                      This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

During her Ph.D Shani revealed the mechanisms by which Rabies virus hijacks the endogenous machinery of neurons in order to spread from the bite side towards the CNS. Shani also revealed the spatial signaling aspects of the neurotrophic factor GDNF and their role in neuromuscular junction formation and maintenance.

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                            Nimrod Rotem                         M.Sc                                This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

During his M.Sc studies Nimrod worked on axonal miRNAs in ALS.

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                         Dr. Keren Ben-Yaacove             Senior Researcher             This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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                        Dr. Noga Gershoni-Emek                    Ph.D                         This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Noga did her M.Sc.,in the Technion. Her Ph.D project focuses on understanding miRNA transport in motor neurons in health and disease.

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                                Miri Shvimmer                               M.Sc                          mThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Miri finished her M.Sc studying the molecular communication mechanisms of neurodegeneration.

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                                Dr. Eitan Zahavi                        Ph.D                               This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

During his Ph.D, Eitan studied the lateral trafficking and dimerization states of neurotrophin receptors along the plasma membrane. 

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                                  Noam Steinberg                        M.Sc                             This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

noam studied the spatio-temporal signaling of BDNF in spinal cord neurons

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caspi                               Shani Caspi                            Research Assistant          This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

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noiweb                              Noi Avraham                             M.Sc Student                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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                              Dr. Michael Chein                           Ph.D                             This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Michael worked on elucidating the role of neurotrophic factors in neurodegenerative diseases.

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                              Dr. Roy Maimon                           Ph.D                                This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Roy finished his Ph.D working on the role of Semaphorine guidance factors family in neuromuscular junction maintenance and their role in neurodegeneration.