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Group photo, May 2018. From left to right: Gladys Diaz-Vazquez, Gibert Loiseau, Sam Anderson, Sam Condon, Alessandro Senes, Sam Craven, Kai Cai, Beth Caselle and John Yuan.

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The PI
Alessandro Senes
Associate Professor
Room 415C
senes@wisc.edu
608-890-2584
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Postdocs
 
None currently
 
Graduate Students
Samantha Anderson (Sam)
Program: PhD program in Biochemistry (CIBM trainee)
Period: January 2015 - now
Email: smanderson26@wisc.edu
Links: LinkedInORCIDTwitter: @SciPolSam
Project: Structural prediction of transmembrane oligomeric complexes
Senes lab publications:
  1. Anderson SM*, Mueller BK*, Lange EJ and Senes A "Combination of Cα-H hydrogen bonds and van der Waals packing modulates the stability of GxxxG-mediated dimers in membranes" J Am Chem Soc. 2017 139, 15774-83 (*authors contributed equally) [PDF]
  2. Niemann MCE, Weber H, Hluska T, Leonte G, Anderson SM, Novak O, Senes A, and Werner T. "The cytokinin oxidase/dehydrogenase CKX1 is a membrane-bound protein requiring homooligomerization in the endoplasmic reticulum for its cellular activity" Plant Phys. 2018 176, 2024-39 [PDF]
Joshua Choi (Josh)
Program: PhD program in Biochemistry
Period: January 2019 - now
Email: choi285@wisc.edu
Project: Structural prediction of transmembrane oligomeric complexes
Samson Condon (Sam)
Program: PhD program in Biochemistry (former CIBM trainee)
Period: January 2014 - now
Email: sgcondon@wisc.edu
Links: LinkedInORCID
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]
  3. Condon SGF*, Mahbuba DA*, Armstrong CR, Diaz-Vazquez G, Craven SJ, LaPointe LM, Khadria AS, Chadda R, Crooks JA, Rangarajan N, Weibel DB, Hoskins AA, Robertson JL, Cui Q, Senes A "The FtsLB sub-complex of the bacterial divisome is a tetramer with an uninterrupted FtsL helix linking the transmembrane and periplasmic regions" J. Biol. Chem. 2018 293, 1623-41 (*authors contributed equally) [PDF]
  4. Kaur H, Jamalidinan F, Condon SGF, Senes A, Hoskins AA "Analysis of spliceosome dynamics by maximum likelihood fitting of dwell time distributions" Methods 2019 153, 13-21 [PDF]
Samuel Craven (Sam)
Program: PhD program in Biochemistry
Period: January 2014 - now
Email: scraven@wisc.edu
Project: Structural studies of the bacterial divisome
Senes lab publications:
  1. Condon SGF*, Mahbuba DA*, Armstrong CR, Diaz-Vazquez G, Craven SJ, LaPointe LM, Khadria AS, Chadda R, Crooks JA, Rangarajan N, Weibel DB, Hoskins AA, Robertson JL, Cui Q, Senes A "The FtsLB sub-complex of the bacterial divisome is a tetramer with an uninterrupted FtsL helix linking the transmembrane and periplasmic regions" J. Biol. Chem. 2018 293, 1623-41 (*authors contributed equally) [PDF]
Gladys Díaz-Vázquez
a Program: PhD program in Biophysics (joint with the Cui lab, SciMed GRS Fellow)
Period: November 2014 - now
Email: diazvazquez@wisc.edu
Project: Molecular dynamic studies of membrane proteins of the bacterial divisome
Senes lab publications:
  1. Condon SGF*, Mahbuba DA*, Armstrong CR, Diaz-Vazquez G, Craven SJ, LaPointe LM, Khadria AS, Chadda R, Crooks JA, Rangarajan N, Weibel DB, Hoskins AA, Robertson JL, Cui Q, Senes A "The FtsLB sub-complex of the bacterial divisome is a tetramer with an uninterrupted FtsL helix linking the transmembrane and periplasmic regions" J. Biol. Chem. 2018 293, 1623-41 (*authors contributed equally) [PDF]
Gilbert Loiseau
Program: PhD program in Biochemistry (SciMed GRS Fellow) (CBI Trainee)
Period: January 2018 - now
Email: loiseau@wisc.edu
Project: Modulating protein signaling using metals as ligands
 
Undergraduate Students
Junda Chen
Email: jchen693@wisc.edu
Program: BS in Computer Science
Period: January 2019 - now
Lab mentor: Sam Anderson
Tanmay Bagaria
Email: tbagaria@wisc.edu
Program: BS in Computer Science
Period: January 2019 - now
Lab mentor: Sam Anderson
 
High School students
Amanda Cook
Program: Youth Apprentiship Program in Biotechnology (Oregon High School)
Period: June 2018 - now
Lab mentor: Sam Anderson
 
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