Lab of Cancer Biology in September 2020

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From left: Prakash Lingasamy, Karlis Pleiko, Allan Tobi, Tambet Teesalu, Kristina Põšnograjeva, Anni Lepland, Kristina Kiisholts (visiting), Kaarel Kurm, Maarja Haugas, Valeria Sidorenko, Lorena Simón Gracia, Pablo Scodeller.

T.Teesalu

Tambet Teesalu, PhD

Head of the laboratory,

Professor of nanomedicine

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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

Senior research scientist

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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

Research scientist

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

Publications: PubMed

P.D.Scodeller

Pablo David Scodeller, PhD

Senior research scientist

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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.Lingasamy

Prakash Lingasamy,

PhD student

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Research Interests:  Biotechnology, Protein engineering, Targeted drug delivery, drug discovery, Phage display, Preclinical development, Cancer biology, Nanomedicine, Bioentrepreneurship

Publications: PubMed

A.Tobi

Allan Tobi,

PhD Student
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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

Publications: PubMed

Karlis

Karlis Pleiko,

PhD Student
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Research Interests: Targeted drug delivery, aptamers, DNA/RNA encoded libraries, cancer biology, bioinformatics.

Publications: PubMed

Valeria

Valeria Sidorenko,

PhD student
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Research Interests: Cancer biology, Tumor penetrating peptides, Nanoparticle synthesis and functionalization for tumor targeting, Drug delivery systems, Polymersomes, Drug targeting

Anni

Anni Lepland,

PhD student
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Research Interests: drug penetration, drug delivery, adjuvants of oncolytic drugs, cancer biology, tumor penetrating peptides

Anni

Kristina Põšnograjeva ,

PhD student
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Research Interests: Blood-brain barrier, phage display, cancer biology, enzymology

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 
Ingrid Liiv  2012-2013  Laboratory assistant
Eva Mõtte  2012-2014  Administrative assistant
Tarmo Mölder
 2012-2017  Researcher
Pille Säälik  2012-2018  PostDoc
Anne-Mari Anton Willmore  2012-2018  PhD Student
Kadri Toome  2013-2020  PhD student
Liilia Verev  2013  Laboratory assistant
Kairit Kukk  2013-2014  MSc student
Vidrik Teder  2013-2014  MSc student
Vipin Kumar Singh  2013-2014  PhD Student
Markko Salumäe  2013-2015  MSc student
Hideki Ikemoto       2013-2016  Research fellow
Hedi Hunt  2013-2019  PhD Student
Annika Jürimäe  2014  MSc student
Koit Aasumets  2014-2016  Laboratory assistant
Kuldar Kõiv  2014-2016  Laboratory specialist
Kairit Šor  2014-2016  Executive administrative assistant
Aleksander Sudakov       2014-2016       Bioinformatician
Aleksei Brjalin  2015  Laboratory specialist
Anna Erika Lindh  2016  Research fellow
Maria Ines Diaz Bessone  2016  Guest researcher
Ksenia Kuznetsova  2016-2017  Laboratory assistant
María de los Ángeles Ramírez  2017  Guest researcher
Anett Laarmann  2017-2019  MSc student