Lab Members

We’re thrilled to introduce our team of talented researchers.
Take a look at their stories below and get in touch if you have any questions.

PI

Prof. Ehud Gazit, Tel Aviv University, Professor and Endowed Chair at the School of Molecular Cell Biology and Biotechnology, Faculty of Life Sciences and the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Faculty of Engineering
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Ph.D. FRSC FNASc OSSI

 Professor and Endowed Chair at the School of Molecular Cell Biology and Biotechnology, Faculty of Life Sciences and the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Faculty of Engineering

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Senior Staff

Sharon Gilead, Senior research associate, Gazit Group

Sharon Gilead

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Senior research associate

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Tal Yehuda, Lab team management, knowledge management, financial planning, writing scientific reports and gathering scientific material, Gazit Group

Tal Yehuda

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Lab team management, knowledge management, financial planning, writing scientific reports and gathering scientific material

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Ludmila Buzhansky, Managing Director BLAVATNIK CENTER  for Drug Discovery

Ludmila Buzhansky

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Managing Director
BLAVATNIK CENTER

for Drug Discovery

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Dana Laor Bar-Yosef

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Head of the metabolic

research group

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Sigal Lazar, Grant writer and scientific editor, Gazit Group

Sigal Lazar

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Grant writer

and scientific editor

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Yu Chen, researcher, Gazit Group

Yu Chen

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His research is focused on solid-state optoelectrical applications of peptide-based nanomaterials

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Lihi Gershon, Researcher, Gazit  Group

Lihi Gershon

Working on self-assembling metabolites and neurodegenerative, using both in vitro, ex vivo and in vivo

(C. elegans) methods 

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Vijayakanth Thangavel, Researcher, Gazit Group

Vijayakanth Thangavel

Bio-piezoelectric energy harvesting; in wearable electronics, piezo-robotics, self-powered sensors and more

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Liat Morgan, Researcher, Gazit Group

Liat Morgan

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Metabolomics research for advancing both human andanimal well-being

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Om Shanker Tiwari, Researcher, Gazit Group

Om Shanker Tiwari

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New Epitomes in the Self-assembly Avenues ThroughDiphenylalanine

(Phe-Phe) Motif Induced Nanostructures

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Vijay Bhooshan Kumar, Researcher, Gazit Group

Vijay Bhooshan Kumar

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His research focuses on Self-assembly of amino acids, Self-assembly of PNA,

Hydrogel, Polymer, and more

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Poulami Chakraborty

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Exploring and evaluating aggregation-prone metabolite assemblies and their enzyme-like activity.

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PhD Students

Noam Brown, Researcher Gazit Group

Noam Brown

I study the optical and electronic properties of metabolite and metalorganic crystals by combining experimental and computational approaches

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Ilana Sogolovsky, Researcher Gazit Group

Ilana Sogolovsky-Bard

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Hanaa Adsi

Hanaa Adsi

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Hanaa's research is focused on metabolite self-assembly in inborn error of metabolism disorders 

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Shai Zilberzwige, Researcher Gazit Group

Shai Zilberzwige

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Synthetic biology tools simplify the engineering processes of genes, leading to novel opportunities to understand, diagnose,

and treat diseases

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Gal Finkelstein, Researcher Gazit Group

Gal Finkelstein

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Topaz Kreizer, Researcher Gazit Group

Topaz Kreizer

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 Topaz research focuses on metabolite amyloids in pathological conditions

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Ruth Aizen, Researcher Gazit Group

Ruth Aizen

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Shon Levkovich, Researcher Gazit Group

Shon Levkovich

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His research aims to unravel 'Metabolostasis' -

the cellular mechanisms that allow cells to cope with aggregation-prone metabolites

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Guy Wiernik, Researcher Gazit Group

Guy Wiernik

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Hui Yuan, Researcher Gazit Group

Hui Yuan

Ph.D. candidate in the School of Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology at Xidian University and a visiting student

in the Gazit lab

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MSc Students

Danielle Gazit, Researcher Gazit Group

Danielle Gazit

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Danielle is using synthetic biology tools to encapsulate RNA nanostructures inside virus-like particles (VLPs)

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Rahat Behl

Rahat Behl

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Establishment of in vivo yeast

and C.elegans models for the genetic metabolic disorder, Maple Syrup Urine Disease

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Keila Kaplan, Researcher Gazit Group

Keila Kaplan

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Shreya Sachdeva, Researcher Gazit Group

Shreya Sachdeva

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The COVID-19 pandemic - Currently the most unmet medical need under Professor Ehud Gazit

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Staff

Myra Gartner

Myra Gartner

General Research

Maayan Bauer, Gazit Group

Maayan Bauer

Administration

Maoz Lahav, General Research Gazit Group

Maoz Lahav

General Research