Jay Gopalakrishnan PhD
Jay hails from Tirupur (close to Coimbatore in Tamilnadu, India). After finishing his schooling at the K. S. C. Government High School, Tirupur, Jay went to city to get his undergraduate degree from Madras Medical College and did his Masters’ research at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT-Madras), India. Jay then obtained an award from Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD) to do a doctoral study in Germany at the Lorenz Adrian laboratory and obtained his Ph.D degree from Technical University of Berlin (TU-Berlin).
Jay then continued his post-doctoral research at the Tomer-Avidor-Reiss laboratory at the Harvard Medical School, where he had an opportunity to be mentored by Professors, Tom Rapoport, Tim Mitchison and Danesh Moazed. After his post-doctoral research, Jay worked with Prof. Anthony Hyman for a brief period of time before he started his independent research at the Center for Molecular Medicine at the University of Cologne.
Interested in: Getting data from colleagues
Li Ming Gooi
Interested in: Asymmetric cell division and centrosome-mediated stem cell ageing in flies
Dr. Arul Mariappan
Interested in: Centrosome abnormalties in cancers, targeting extra centrosomes in cancer cells using chemical probes
Interested in: Tubulin switch, spatio-temoral assembly of PCM and biochemistry
Nick does Masters' in Genetics.
Interested in: Epigenetic regulation of centrosome amplification
Dr. Elke Gabriel
Interested in: Molecular pathogenesis of centrosome-related human disorders, especially the rare genetically heterogenous neurodevelopmental disorder Autosomal Recessive Primary Microcephaly (MCPH). Cilium checkpoint in neural stem cell maintenance.
Interested in: Cilium disassembly complexes and cilium checkpoint
Interested in: Glioblastoma and its invasion behavior in brain organoids.
Dr. Karthick Natarajan
Interested in: Generation of cortical organoids to model neurodegenerative disorders