CURRENT IKURA RESEARCH GROUP MEMBERS

The following people may be contacted by e-mail (replace <at> with @) or (if not otherwise noted) by phone 416.581.7551 or by fax 416. 581.7597


Susan Alexander
Susan joined the Ikura Lab in April 2010.

email: alexande<at>uhnres.utoronto.ca
phone: 416-581-7563

 

Masahiro Enomoto
Masahiro completed his Ph.D. in March 2006 under the supervision of Dr. MinKyun Park at The University of Tokyo. After that, he had been studying the structure and function relationship of mouse IP3R in Dr. Katsuhiko Mikoshiba's lab as a postdoctoral fellow in RIKEN, Brain Science Institute in Japan. Masahiro joined the lab as a postdoctoral fellow in April 2011.

e-mail: menomoto<at>uhnres.utoronto.ca

 

Zhenhao Fang
Zhenhao joined Ikura lab in December 2013 as a Master student. He completed his bachelor degere Peking University Health Science Center. In August 2015, Zhenhao re-classed into Ph.D. program. He is currently studying KRas behaviors on lipid bilayers using NMR. He holds Connaught International Scholarships for Doctoral Students.

e-mail: zfang<at>uhnres.utoronto.ca

 

Teklab Gebregiworgis
Teklab joined Ikura lab in January 2016 as a postdoctoral fellow. He completed his Ph.D. at University of Nebraska-Lincoln under the supervision of Prof. Robert Powers. Teklab is interested in biochemical, functional and structural characterization of small GTPase signaling proteins in cancer.

e-mail: tgebregiworgis<at>uhnresearch.ca

Mitsuhiko Ikura
Mitsu is a Senior Scientist at the Ontario Cancer Institute and Professor with the Department of Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto. He is currently Canadian Research Chair in Structural Biology, and was previously a CIHR Senior Investigator, a Howard Hughes International Research Scholar and a Medical Research Council of Canada Research Scientist. His primary area of expertise is NMR spectroscopy of biomacromolecules.

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e-mail: mikura<at>uhnres.utoronto.ca
phone: (416) 581-7550

 

Noboru Ishiyama
Noboru joined the lab in November 2005 as a postdoctoral fellow. He previously studied electron crystallography (M.Sc.) with Dr. George Harauz at the University of Guelph and X-ray crystallography (Ph.D.) with Dr. Albert Berghuis at McGill University. In April, 2011, Noboru was appointed to scientific associate and project manager.His area of expertise is protein structure and function. He is studying cell adhesion molecules.

email: nishiyam<at>uhnres.utoronto.ca

 

Ki-Young Lee
Ki-Young Lee joined the lab in April, 2016 after he completed his Ph.D. under the supervision of Professor Bong-Jin Lee at the Seoul National University. He is interested in studying protein structure, dynamics, and function using NMR spectroscopy and X-ray crystallography.

email: kylee<at>uhnresearch.ca

 

Chris Marshall
Chris completed his Ph.D. at Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario under the supervision of Peter Davies. He joined the Ikura lab in May 2005 as a postdoctoral fellow and holds an OCI fellowship. In July 2010, Chris was appointed to scientific associate and project manager. His area of expertise is protein structure and function and he is studying small GTPase protein signaling.

e-mail: cmarshal<at>uhnres.utoronto.ca

Tadateru Nishikawa
Tad completed his Ph.D. at Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario under the supervision of Peter Davies. He joined the Ikura lab in May 2005 as a postdoctoral fellow and holds an OCI fellowship. In July 2010, Chris was appointed to scientific associate and project manager. His area of expertise is protein structure and function and he is studying small GTPase protein signaling.

e-mail: tadateru.nishikawa<at>uhnresearch.ca

 

Genevieve Seabrook
Genevieve is a Scientific Associate, NMR Research & Facility Manager in
Dr. Ikura's lab at the Ontario Cancer Institute. She joined the lab in
January 2008. Her area of expertise is soluble and membrane protein
structure determination using State-of-the-Art NMR Spectroscopy.

email: gseabroo<at>uhnresearch.ca

 

Le Zheng
Le joined the Ikura lab in April 2001 as a lab technician. She did her undergraduate in China and had been working at the Shanghai Institute of Biochemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences before she came to Canada. In January 2007, Le entered the Medical Biophysics at the University of Toronto as a Master student, under the supervision of Dr. Mitsuhiko Ikura. After finshing her degree, Le rejoined the Ikura lab and serve as a laboratory manager in April 2010.

e-mail: lezheng<at>uhnres.utoronto.ca