Category Archives: Lab members

Congratulations to Debora!

Congratulations to Dr. Deborah Tenenbaum, shown here with her two Ph.D. mentors Jeff Gelles (smiling under the mask) and Jane Kondev. Debi just successfully defended her combined theory and experiment Physics Ph.D.  thesis.  She will be starting a new position as a postdoc with Justin Kinney at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.

Prof. Shashank Shekhar

Congratulations to Dr. Shashank Shekhar, who has established his independent research lab in  the Department of Physics at Emory University, where he will continue studying the biophysics and biochemistry of the actin cytoskeleton.  We have been pleased to have Shashank at Brandeis over the past few years as a cross-departmental postdoc in the labs of Bruce Goode (Biology), Jeff Gelles (Biochemistry), and Jane Kondev (Physics).

Grace Rosen, Ph.D.

Congratulations to Grace Rosen on completing her Ph.D. defense!  Grace will be working post-graduation as a scientist at the Boston VA Medical Center.

Timothy Harden, Ph.D.

Congratulations! to Tim Harden, who successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation in Physics with an additional specialization in Quantitative Biology.  Tim was jointly advised by Jeff Gelles and Jane Kondev.  He is now a Postdoctoral Fellow in Angela DePace’s lab at Harvard Medical School.

Jeff, Tim, Jane

L-to-R: Jeff, Tim, Jane