Chen Luxenburg

Invited Speaker

Chen Luxenburg | Tel Aviv University | Israel

Dr. Luxenburg is a Senior Lecturer (Assistant Professor) at the Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University. Luxenburg completed his PhD studies at the Weizmann Institute of Science under the supervision of Profs. Lia Addadi and Benny Geiger, where he studied molecular and structural mechanisms of osteoclast adhesion. For his post-doctoral training, he moved to the laboratory of Prof. Elaine Fuchs at the Rockefeller University in New York, where he studied the roles of the actin cytoskeleton in epidermal development. In October 2013 he returned to Israel and opened his independent research group. Luxenburg is a member of the Israeli Center of Research Excellence (I-CORE) “Gene Regulation in Complex Human Disease”