Deborah Yablonski

Curriculum Vitae – Deborah Yablonski, PhD
Assistant Professor
Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Department of Immunology
Technion-Israel Institute of Technology
Tel: 972-4-829-5393
• 1985 – B.Sc. in Biology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
• 1987 – M.Sc. in Biology, The Weizmann Institute of Science, Department of Chemical Immunology. Supervisor: Zelig Eshhar.
• 1995 – Ph.D. in Biochemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Department of Biological Chemistry. Supervisor: Alexander Levitzki.
Currently Funded Research:
• Israel Science Foundation (ISF): Regulatory Properties of the Gads Adaptor Protein Control T cell Development and Function.
• United States – Israel Binational Scientific Foundation (BSF): Molecular Gating of T Cell Responsiveness by the Gads Adaptor Protein. Together with Prof. Arthur Weiss (UCSF).
Recent Publications:
• Sukenik, S., Frushicheva, M.P., Waknin-Lellouche, C., Hallumi, E., Ifrach, T., Shalah, R., Beach, D., Avidan, R., Oz, I., Libman, E., Aronheim, A., Lewinson, O., and Yablonski, D. (2017) Dimerization of the adaptor Gads facilitates antigen receptor signaling by promoting the cooperative binding of Gads to the adaptor LAT. Science Signaling 10(498): eaal1482.
• Yablonski, D (2019). Bridging the Gap: Modulatory Roles of the Grb2-Family Adaptor, Gads, in Cellular and Allergic Immune Responses. Frontiers in Immunology 10:1704. doi 10.3389/fimmu.2019.01704.