Ophir Shalem, PhD

Assistant Professor of Genetics

Training and past positions:

Visting scholar at Andrew Dillin lab, UC Berkeley 10/2014 - 07/2016

Postdoctoral researcher at Feng Zhang lab, The Broad Institute, McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT, 01/2013 - 07/2016

Ph.D. The Weizmann Institute of Science, Systems Biology, 09/2004 - 12/2012

BS.c. Beer Sheva University, Computer Science and Biology, 09/2001 - 07/2004

Graduate group affiliation:

Genetics and Gene Regulation

Genomics and Computational Biology

Neuroscience

Saranya Santhosh Kumar

Graduate Student 

Penn BioEngineering

Training and past positions:

Research Associate at the Shalem lab, 8/2016 - 8/2019

Research Assistant at the Rockefeller university (Hynes lab), 2014 - 8/2016

M.Sc. Genetics and Neuroscience at Uconn, 2008 - 2013

B.tech Anna University Chennai, Coimbatore, India

Yevgeniy (Jay) Serebrenik, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Training and past positions:

PhD candidate Yale (Craig M. Crews lab)

Stephanie Sansbury

Graduate student

Cell and Molecular Biology, Genetics and Epigenetics Program

University of Pennsylvania

Katelyn Sweeney

Graduate student

Cell and Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Physiology, and Metabolism Program

University of Pennsylvania

Emily O'Driscoll

Graduate student

Cell and Molecular Biology, Genetics and Epigenetics Program

University of Pennsylvania

Chris Buenaventura

Research Fellow

training and past positions:

BS. in Experimental Neuroscience from The Virginia Tech School of Neuroscience

Sapanna Chantarawong

Research Fellow

training and past positions:

MS.c. candidate in Cell and Developmental Biology from Thomas Jefferson University

BA. DeSales University 

Undergraduate students

Lauren Duhamel

Vanessa Zhang

Current rotation students

Hanna Loo, NGG, (09/2019 - )

Greg Cajka, NGG, (09/2019 - )

Alumni

Sheridan Littleton, G&E, rotation student (01/2019 - 03/2019)

Adam Karami, Research Assistant (9/2017 - 11/2018)

Phoebe Greenwald, Research Assistant (11/2016 - 01/2018)

Alexis Oguh GGR, rotation student, (04/2017 - 06/2017)

Ashley Viera-Ortiz BMB, rotation student (04/2017 - 06/2017)

Vikram Krishnamoorthy, Undergraduate student, (06/2017 - 03/2018)

Eric Teichner, Undergraduate student, (05/2017 - 11/2017)

Shalem Lab

Functional Genomics

Protein Quality Control

and Neurodegeneration