Short CV/Education and training

  • 2012 – 2016
    Postdoctoral Research Fellow. Columbia University, New York, USA. Supervisor: Prof. Oliver Hobert

  • 2006 – 2012
    Ph.D, Technion, Department of Biology, Israel, Title of thesis: “Mechanisms of Neuronal Branching”, Supervisor: Prof. Benjamin Podbilewicz

  • 2003 – 2006
    M.Sc., Technion, Department of Biology, Israel, Fields of expertise: developmental biology, genetics, microscopy

  • 2003
    Technion, Department of Chemistry, Israel. B.A. in Molecular Biochemistry

Selected publications

  • Oren-Suissa M. and Hobert O. Sexual dimorphisms in the nervous system of the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans. In Legato, M (Ed), Principles of Gender-Specific Medicine 3rd Edition. Cambridge: Elsevier, Inc (In Press).

  • Oren-Suissa M., Bayer E. and Hobert O. Sex-specific pruning of neuronal synapses in Caenorhabditis elegans. Nature. 2016; 533:206-211. PMID: 27144354

  • “News and views”: Portman DS. Neurobiology: Wired for sex. Nature. 2016; 533:188-189. PMID: 27144358

  • Oren-Suissa, M., Hall, D. H., Treinin, M., Shemer, G. and Podbilewicz, B. The fusogen EFF-1 controls sculpting of mechanosensory dendrites. Science. 2010; 328, 1285-8. PMID: 20448153.

  • “Dispatch”: Shrestha, BR and Grueber, WB. Neuronal morphogenesis: worms get an EFF in dendritic arborization. Curr Biol. 2010; 20(16):R673-5. PMID:20728052.


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