From left to right: Gladys Díaz-Vázquez, Deena-Al Mahbuba, Sam Anderson, Sam Condon, Claire Armstrong, Sam Craven, Elizabeth Caselle
From left to right: Sam Anderson, Deena-Al Mahbuba, Elizabeth Caselle, Lucy Jiang, Sam Condon, Claire Armstrong, Evan Lange
The PI
Alessandro Senes
Associate Professor
Room 415C
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Elizabeth Caselle (Beth)
PhD: Syracuse University, Chemistry (Korendovych Lab)
Graduate Students
Samantha Anderson (Sam)
PhD program in Biochemistry (CIBM trainee)
Project: Structural prediction of transmembrane oligomeric complexes
Samson Condon (Sam)
PhD program in Biochemistry (CIBM trainee)
Project:Structural prediction of transmembrane oligomeric complexes
Senes lab publications:
  1. Zhang Z, Subramaniam S, Kale J, Liao C, Huang B, Brahmbhatt H, Condon SGF, Lapolla SM, Hays, FA, Ding J, He F, Zhang XC, Li J, Senes A, Andrews DW, Lin J "BH3-in-groove dimerization initiates and helix 9 dimerization expands Bax pore assembly in membranes", EMBO J 2016 35, 208-36 [PDF]
  2. Guo X, Niemi NM, Hutchins PD, Condon SGF, Jochem A, Ulbrich A, Higbee AJ, Russell JD, Senes A, Coon JJ, and Pagliarini DJ "Ptc7p dephosphorylates select mitochondrial proteins to enhance metabolic function" Cell Reports 2017 18, 307-13 [PDF]
Samuel Craven (Sam)
PhD program in Biochemistry
Project: Structural studies of the bacterial divisome
Gladys Díaz-Vázquez
PhD program in Biophysics (joint with the Cui lab, AOF Fellow)
Project: Molecular dynamic studies of membrane proteins of the bacterial divisome
Deena-Al Mahbuba (Deena)
PhD program in Biochemistry
Project: In vivo and in vitro analysis of the bacterial divisome
Research Specialists
Claire Armstrong
Research Intern
Project: Development of genetic screening for transmembrane interaction
Senes lab publications:
  1. Armstrong CR, Senes A "Screening for transmembrane association in divisome proteins using TOXGREEN, a high-throughput variant of the TOXCAT assay", Biochim. Biophys. Acta 2016 1858, 2573-83 [PDF]
Undergraduate Students
Maria Cisler
Lab mentor: Sam Anderson
Claire Holesovsky
Junior (Biochemistry)
Lab mentor: Sam Craven
Lucy Jiang
Senior (Biochemistry)
Lab mentor: Sam A.
Yudong Sun
Senior (Computer Science)
Lab mentor: Sam Condon
High School students
Alessandro Senes
Associate Professor
Department of Biochemistry - UW-Madison
433 Backcock Dr., Room 419
Madison, WI 53706
office (+1) 608-890-2584
lab. (+1) 608-262-7355