People
 
Farewell party. From left to right: Carey McAndrews (Alessandro's wife), Marc Caselle (Beth's husband), Beth Caselle, Sam Condon, Sam Anderson, Deena-Al Mahbuba, Gladys Díaz-Vázquez, Claire Armstrong, Sam Craven
 
Ice-cream break. From left to right: Gladys Díaz-Vázquez, Deena-Al Mahbuba, Sam Anderson, Sam Condon, Claire Armstrong, Sam Craven, Beth Caselle
 
At the Terrace. 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
senes@wisc.edu
608-890-2584
More info
 
Postdocs
Kai Cai
(joint with the Markley Lab)
PhD: University of Wisconsin-Madison, Biochemistry (Markley Lab)
kcai@wisc.edu
Project: structural biology of bacterial divisome proteins
Elizabeth Caselle (Beth)
PhD: Syracuse University, Chemistry (Korendovych Lab)
caselle@wisc.edu
Project: characterization of the soluble domains of the FtsBLQ complex and small molecule screening
CV: [PDF]
 
Graduate Students
Samantha Anderson (Sam)
PhD program in Biochemistry (CIBM trainee)
smanderson26@wisc.edu
Project: Structural prediction of transmembrane oligomeric complexes
Samson Condon (Sam)
PhD program in Biochemistry (CIBM trainee)
sgcondon@wisc.edu
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
scraven@wisc.edu
Project: Structural studies of the bacterial divisome
Gladys Díaz-Vázquez
PhD program in Biophysics (joint with the Cui lab, AOF Fellow)
diazvazquez@wisc.edu
Project: Molecular dynamic studies of membrane proteins of the bacterial divisome
Deena-Al Mahbuba (Deena)
PhD program in Biochemistry
mahbuba@wisc.edu
Project: In vivo and in vitro analysis of the bacterial divisome
 
Research Specialists
Claire Armstrong
Research Intern
crarmstrong@wisc.edu
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
Freshman
mariacisler@gmail.com
Lab mentor: Sam Anderson
Claire Holesovsky
Junior (Biochemistry)
claire.m.holesovsky@gmail.com
Lab mentor: Sam Craven
Lucy Jiang
Senior (Biochemistry)
jiang68@wisc.edu
Lab mentor: Sam A.
John Yuan
Senior (Biochemistry)
zyuan49@wisc.edu
Lab mentor: Beth Caselle
Yudong Sun
Senior (Computer Science)
yudong.sun@wisc.edu
Lab mentor: Beth Caselle
 
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