Kadener Lab

Molecular Neurobiology and RNA Metabolism Laboratory

Our Lab

Jane
Sebastian Kadener

Principal Investigator

M.Sc., The University of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Ph.D., The University of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina

skadener[at]brandeis[dot]edu

Staff

Jane
Sinead Nguyen

Lab Manager

I am interested in studying circular RNA formation.

snguyen[at]brandeis[dot]edu

Jane
Michelle Chukwu

Research Technician

I am interested in studying circular RNAs and neurological disorders.

mchukwu[at]brandeis[dot]edu

Postdoctoral Researchers

Jane
Dr. Ane Martin Anduaga

Postdoctoral Researcher

B.S., University of Barcelona, Spain
Ph.D., University of Leicester, UK

I am studying the circadian clock of Drosophila

anem[at]brandeis[dot]edu

Jane
Dr. Guilherme Henrique

Postdoctoral Researcher

B.S.
Ph.D. University of São Paulo (USP)- Brazil

I am interested in understanding how proteins and miRNAs regulate and can be regulated by circRNAs.

guigatti[at]brandeis[dot]edu

Jane
Dr. Nargarjuna Reddy

Postdoctoral Researcher

Biogenesis and functions of circular RNAs

nagvenkat88[at]gmail[dot]com

Ph.D. Students

Jane
Aishwarya Krishnamoorthy

Ph.D. Student

Studying the neuronal functions of circular RNA.

aishwaryak[at]brandeis[dot]edu

Jane
Ines Patop

Ph.D. Student

Studying the function of circRNAs in the brain

inespatop[at]brandeis[dot]edu

Jane
Neta Herman

Ph.D. Student

Studying transcription, chromatin and gene expresion in the brain.

neta.herman[at]mail[dot]huji[dot]ac[dot]il

Jane
Avigayel Hefter

Ph.D. Student

Studying the function of circRNAs

avigayelhefter[at]gmail[dot]com

Jane
Michela Zaffagni

Ph.D. Student

Studying the function of SARS-CoV-2 nsp14

mzaffagni[at]brandeis[dot]edu

Jane
Jenna Harris

Ph.D. Student

 

jharris148[at]brandeis[dot]edu

Jane
Nathan Brownstein

Ph.D. Student

I am a PhD student in the lab since 2018 after graduating from The College of Wooster. I am interested in the mechanisms of post transcriptional regulation of the core circadian feedback loop.

nbrownstein[at]brandeis[dot]edu

Jane
Jazmin Morales

Ph.D. Student

Jazmin is currently investigating how circRNA levels change at synapses and whether they are modulated by neuronal activity.

jmorales[at]brandeis[dot]edu

Master Students

Jane
Gehad Gamal

Masters Student

I’m a Master’s student studying the expression of Ultradian Genes and their role in Canton-S flies.

gehad[at]brandeis[dot]edu

Undergraduate Students

Jane
Janice Huang

Undergraduate Student

I’m an undergraduate in the Class of 2023 majoring in Chemical Biology at Brandeis. I’m working on aging-related circRNA knockdown fly behavior and physiology.

janicehuang[at]brandeis[dot]edu

Jane
Ken Kirio

Undergraduate Student

I am analyzing the effect of circRNA on aging in Drosophila, majoring in biochemistry and neuroscience.

kenkirio[at]brandeis[dot]edu

Jane
Claire Martel

Undergraduate Student

I am studying potential applications of the CRISPR/Cas13 system

clairemartel[at]gmail[dot]com

Jane
Jacob Gehtman

Undergraduate Student

I am researching the role of circular RNAs (circRNAs) in aging processes in Drosophila melanogaster.

jacobgehtman[at]gmail[dot]com

Jane
Roshni Ray

Undergraduate Student

I am in the Class of 2024 studying neuroscience and biology. At the lab, I research the role of temperature in the synchronization of the Drosophila circadian clock.

roshniray[at]gmail[dot]com

Jane
Vaishnavi Bulusu

Undergraduate Student

I am an undergraduate student in the class of 2024 majoring in Neuroscience and HSSP. I am studying translational activators of the circadian clock in Drosophila.

vaishnavibulusu[at]gmail[dot]com

Jane
Yunhan (Forrest) Xu

Undergraduate Student

I am a junior who is majoring in biochemistry. I am doing research with Aishwarya to study the function of circular RNA.

forrestx[at]gmail[dot]com

Alumni

Research Associate:

·    Dr. Ashwal-Fluss, Reut. 

·    Dr. Bartok, Osnat. 

·    Dr. Weigl, Yuval. 

·    Dr. Schyr Rachel. 

·    Dr. Amir Eldar. 

 

Computer Programmers: 

·    Shlomo Shenzis. 

·    Moshe Samson. 

·    Ashwall, Oded. 

·    Osovsky, Shahar. 

 

Post-Doctoral students: 

·    Dr. Hanan, Mor. 

·    Dr. Wuest, Stanislaus

·    Dr. Turm, Hagit. 

·    Dr. Shmilevich, Inna. 

·    Dr. Bartok, Osnat. 

·    Dr. Ashwal-Fluss, Reut. 

·    Dr. Lerner, Immanuel. 

·    Dr. Malka, Yuval. 

 

PhD. Students:

·    Weiss, Ron

·    Mezan, Shaul

·    Hanan, Mor

·    Pamudurti, Nagarjuna.

 

MSc. Students: 

·    Vinay Vikas Konakondla. 

·    Xinyu Nie. 

·    Changelian, Armen 

·    Thalia Sass. 

·    Aviezer, Inbar. 

·    Volfson, Vicky

·    Afik, Shaked. 

·    Weissbein, Uri. 

·    Davidov, Shamira

·    Bekenstein, Uriya 

 

Technicians:

·    Andres Velez-Lopez  

 

Undergraduates:

·    Oshima, Reika 

·    Brown, Lev 

·    Daniel Tal Wohl

·    Nathan Vollertsen. 

·    Kim Jiyoon. 

·    Lee, Joanna

·    Song, Max

·    Chacon, Maddie

·    Ilana Blumen

·    Kate Xie. 

·    Weinstok, Ada.   

·    Weissbein, Uri. 

·    Elul, Neta. 

·    Printz, Yoav.

·    Pelli, Uri. 

·    Ikan, Alon. 

·    Vinokurov, Nomi. 

·    Brody, Yizthak. 

·    Raz, Sahar. 

·    Shkedy, Aya. 

·    Shenhav, Rom. 

·     Arad, Doreen. 

·    Shaked, Roi. 

·    Spinrad, Amit. 

·    Kuvent, Liran. 

·    Elkanovich, Tali. 

·    Apelblat, Daniela. 

·    Odenheimer, Sara. 

·    Perez, Dana. 

·    Biton, Ohad.