Lab of Cancer Biology in May 2016

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Back row from left: Pablo D Scodeller, Prakash Lingasamy, Tarmo Mölder*, Tambet Teesalu, Kaarel Kurm, Kuldar Kõiv*.

Front row from left: Allan Tobi, Lorena S Gracia, Maria Ines D Bessone* , Pille Säälik, Hedi Hunt, Maarja Haugas, Anne-Mari A Willmore (currently on maternity leave), Kairit Šor*, Kadri Toome. (*- have left the laboratory)

T.Teesalu Tambet Teesalu, PhD Head of the laboratory of cancer biology

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Research Interests: Cancer biology, tumor penetrating peptides, C-end Rule, degradome, angiogenesis, drug targeting, in vivo phage display.

Publications:PubMed

L.S.Gracia

Lorena Simon Gracia, PhD

PostDoc

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Research Interests: Cancer biology, Tumor penetrating peptides, Nanotechnology, Drug delivery systems, Polymersomes, Liposomes, Metallic nanoparticles, Drug targeting.

Publications: ResearchGate

M.Haugas

Maarja Haugas, PhD

Researcher

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Research Interests: Cancer biology, tumor penetrating peptides, phage display, peritoneal metastasis.

Publications: PubMed

P.D.Scodeller

Pablo David Scodeller, PhD

Researcher

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Research Interests: Nanomedicine, Tumor microenvironment, drug penetration, drug delivery, adjuvants of oncolytic drugs. Phage display in vivo and in vitro. Neurodegenerative diseases and brain injuries.

Publications: Google Scholar

P.Saalik

Pille Säälik, PhD

PostDoc

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Research Interests: Cancer biology, cell- and tumor penetrating peptides, angiogenesis, drug targeting, in vivo phage display.

Publications: PubMed

A M.A.Willmore

Anne-Mari Anton Willmore,

PhD student

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(currently on maternity leave)

Research Interests: Nanoparticle synthesis, nanoparticle functionalization for tumor targeting, tumor penetrating peptides, C-end Rule, drug delivery.

Publications: PubMed

 

H.Hunt

Hedi Hunt,

PhD student

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Research Interests: Immunology, cancer, cell biology, in vivo phage display , tumor penetrating peptides, pharmacology, drug innovation, drug targeting and delivery systems, imaging.

Publications: PubMed

K.Toome

Kadri Toome,

PhD student

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Research Interests: Cancer biology and genetics, tumor penetrating peptides, glioblastoma, blood-brain barrier, angiogenesis, in vivo phage display.

Publications: PubMed

P.Lingasamy

Prakash Lingasamy,

PhD student

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Research Interests: Gene expression, purification, protein-protein interaction studies, functional and biophysical characterization, cancer biology, tumor penetrating peptides, drug targeting and discovery

Publications: PubMed

film Ksenia

Ksenia Kuznetsova,

Laboratory specialist

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Research interest: Phage display screening, cellular zip-codes, developmental biology, genetics, molecular biology
A.Tobi

Allan Tobi,

Laboratory specialist
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Research Interests: Cancer biology, cell- and tumor penetrating peptides, nanoparticle synthesis, nanoparticle functionalization for tumor targeting, C-end Rule, imaging, drug delivery
ramirez

María de los Ángeles Ramírez,

Guest researcher

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Period of stay: March-June 2017

Research Interests: Synthesis of mesoporous silica nanoparticles for biomedical applications. Nanoparticle functionalization for targeting and delivery systems. Glioblastoma. Spinal Cord Injury

K.Kurm

Kaarel Kurm,

Laboratory manager

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 Alumni

Below is a chronological list of people who worked, studied, or were otherwise affiliated with the Laboratory of Cancer Biology.

 Name  Years   Position 
 Eva Mõtte  2012-2014  Administrative assistant
 Tarmo Mölder
 2012-2017  Researcher
 Ingrid Liiv  2012-2013  Laboratory assistant
 Hideki Ikemoto       2013-2016  Research fellow
 Kairit Kukk  2013-2014  MSc student
 Liilia Verev  2013  Laboratory assistant
 Markko Salumäe  2013-2015  MSc student
 Vidrik Teder  2013-2014  MSc student
 Vipin Kumar Singh  2013-2014  PhD Student
 Aleksander Sudakov       2014-2016       Bioinformatician
 Annika Jürimäe  2014  MSc student
 Koit Aasumets  2014-2016  Laboratory assistant
 Kuldar Kõiv  2014-2016  Laboratory specialist
 Aleksei Brjalin  2015  Laboratory specialist
 Anna Erika Lindh  2016  Research fellow
 Maria Ines Diaz Bessone  2016  Guest researcher
 Kairit Šor  2014-2016  Executive administrative assistant