Lemcoff Group



Dr. Sukdeb Saha (2013-2016)

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Ph.D.: AcSIR. - CSMCRI, India, 2013

Worked on:

  • Synthesis of organic light emitting complexes.
  • Synthesis of advanced monomers for ROMP
  • Synthesis of new Ru-based catalysts for olefin metathesis

Email: saha@post.bgu.ac.il

Dr. Srinivas Samala (2015-2016)

Ph.D.: Central Drug Research Institute (CDRI), India, 2015

Email: samala@post.bgu.ac.il

Dr. Stefano Guidone (2015-2016)

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Ph.D.: University of St. Andrews, Scotland, 2014

Worked on: Catalysis with organometallic nanoparticles

Email: guidone@post.bgu.ac.il

Dr. Sudheendran Mavila (2012-2015)

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Ph.D.: University of Stuttgart, 2011

Worked on: Organometallic nanoparticles

Dr. Rajesh Tale (2010)

Worked on: Boronic-acid Terminated Dendrimers


Yakov Ginzburg

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Worked on: Novel developments in sulfur-chelated olefin metathesis catalysts. Current position: R&D researcher at OnTarget chemistry, Nes Ziona.

Efrat Levin

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Worked On: New Reactions with Thiols, Guiding chemistry with light.

Current position: R&D researcher at OnTarget chemistry, Nes Ziona.

Monique-Yolande Bassomo (2008-2015, under supervision of Prof. Sarina Grinberg)

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Current position: Senior lecturer at University of Douala, Cameroon

Sarit Yerushalmi (2007-2012)

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Worked On: Exploring Multivalence by Dendrimers in Quorum Sensing (with Dr. Michael Meijler)

Yuval Vidavsky (2008-2012)

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Worked on: Preparation of Dendronized Polymers, Cross-Linking of Dendronized Polymers

Current position: Postdoc associate at Cornell University

Meital Shema (2006-2011)

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Worked on: Mass-Transfer and Catalysis by Dendrimers

Current position: Lab Manager in Chemistry Department, Ben-Gurion University

Olga Iliashevsky (2006-2011)

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Worked On:

  • Optically Switchable Olefin Metathesis Catalysts
  • Dendrimers in Solid Support

Current position: Researcher in Department of Chemical Engineering, Ben-Gurion University

Charles E. Diesendruck (2007-2011)

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Worked on: Homo and Hetero bimetallic Catalysts

Post Doc: Post doctoral fellow at prof. Jeffery S. Moore group, Urbana Champaign, Illinois, USA

Current Position: Assistant professor in the Chemistry Faculty at the Technion

Dr. Anna Aharoni (2006-2010)

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Worked On:

  • Mass-Transfer and Catalysis by Dendrimers
  • -N and -S Chelated Olefin Metathesis Catalysts

Dr. Dvora Berkovich-Berger (2006-2010)

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Worked on: Dynamic Combinatorial Acetal Libraries Current position: Organic Lab Researcher, Organic Division R&D, ILC-IP (Bromine compounds LTD)

Dr. Eyal Tzur (2005-2009)

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Worked on: New Ruthenium Catalysts for Olefin Metathesis


Aviel Anaby (2009-2011)

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Worked on:

  • Photoactivation of Latent Olefin Metathesis Catalysts
  • New Reactions with Thiols

Current position: Ph.D. Candidate at prof. David Milstein group, Department of Organic Chemistry, Weizmann Institute of Science

Liron Amir (2006-2008)

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Worked on: Polypyrroles-linked Enzymes in Electrical Biosensors (with Prof. Robert S. Marks)

Current position: Ph.D. Candidate at prof. Michael Meijler and Dr. Lital Alfonta groups, Dept. of Biotechnology, Ben-Gurion University