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”

Freedom is always the freedom of dissenters
Yonatan Cohen  
MD-PhD Student
Chen Luxenburg, PhD
 Principal investigator

Idan Lushi
MSc Student
Adnan Mahly 
MD-PhD Student
Krishnanand Padmanabhan 
PhD Student
Arad Soffer 
PhD Student
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Former members

Shaul Raviv, Postdoc, 2016

Eyal Dor-On, Postdoc/lab manager, 2016

Orit Adir, Lab manager, 2017

Irena Vertkin, Lab manager, 2019



Room 406

Sackler Faculty of Medicine

Tel Aviv University





Chen Luxenburg, PhD

Senior Lecturer (Assistant Professor)

Dept. of Cell and Developmental Biology​

Sackler Faculty of Medicine Tel Aviv University P.O. Box 39040 Tel Aviv 69978



Tel. Office: +972-3-6409272

Tel. lab: +972-3-6409508