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Dor Salomon, Ph.D.

Principal investigator

Associate Professor

Department of Clinical Microbiology and Immunology

Dor did his B.Sc. and Ph.D. in the Faculty of Life Sciences at Tel Aviv University. His Ph.D. work focused on understanding plant-pathogen interactions, specifically bacterial Type III Secretion System effectors, in Prof. Guido Sessa's lab.

Dor then moved to Dallas, TX, and joined the lab of Prof. Kim Orth at UT Southwestern Medical Center for his postdoc, where he studied type III effectors and the Type VI Secretion System in pathogenic vibrios.


Chaya Mushka (Mushki) Fridman, M.Sc.

Ph.D. student

Mushki has a bachelor in medical laboratory sciences from "Hadassah academic college - Jerusalem". After her studies, she worked at "POCARED diagnostics Ltd" as a microbiology lab technician. In the Salomon lab, Mushki works to discover new T6SS effector families.


Katarzyna Kanarek, M.Sc.

Ph.D. student

Katarzyna has a master's in microbiology with a major in medical microbiology, immunology, and laboratory diagnostic from the University of Lodz, Poland. In the Salomon lab, Katarzyna focuses on novel Vibrio-specific marker for T6SS effectors.


Daniel Tchelet, M.Sc.

Ph.D. student

Daniel got his M.Sc. at the Faculty of Life Science at Tel Aviv University working on Legionella. In the Salomon lab, he is working to characterize the activities, regulation, and effector repertoires of Vibrio T6SSs.

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Sofya Rabinovich, M.Res.

Ph.D. student

Sofya got her MRes degree in Drug Discovery and Development with a major in peptide chemistry, microbiology and proteomics from Imperial College London, UK. In the Salomon lab, Sofya is working on transport domains in T6SS effectors.

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Kinga Keppel

Lab manager

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Shir Mass

M.Sc. student

Shir has a bachelor's degree in marine biotechnology from "Ruppin Academic Center". In the Salomon lab. she is working on T6SS in V. coralliilyticus

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Sarah Schiffmann, DMD

M.Sc. student

Sarah has a Doctorate of Dental Medicine from Tel Aviv University. In the Salomon lab, Sarah studies T6SS activity in V. parahaemolitycus.

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