Research topic: Elucidating the molecular mechanisms and biophysics of nano-scopic self-assembled neuronal systems.
Research methods: Solution small and wide angle X-ray scattering (SAXS/WAXS), Atomic force microscopy (AFM), Electron microscopy (EM), Fluorescence and cross polarized optical microscopy, Molecular biology, Biochemical characterization techniques
Main projects in the lab include:
- Structures and interactions of neuronal intermediate filaments
- Self-assembly of Myelin sheaths and de-myelination in multiple sclerosis
- Role of intrinsically disorder protein in the nervous system