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Lab Members

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Dr. Sarit Avrani
Principal Investigator

Interested in phage-host interactions and their affect on the evolution of phage and host, as well as the impact these interactions have on the environment.

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Dr. Eti Cattan-Tsaushu
Lab manager

Eti (among other things) identifies and isolates new phages, investigats the coevolutionary phage training, and studies the lysogenic cycle of phages.

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Ke Li
PhD student

Ke studies the eco-evolutionary dynamics of the microbial populations in the Dead Sea sinkhole pools. This project combines fieldwork, molecular biology, and bioinformatics.

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Hoda Madi
MSc student

Hoda studies the factors that affect phage decision whether to enter a lytic or a lysogenic infection cycle. This project combines molecular biology, and bioinformatics. 

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Michal Veprik
MSc student

Michal studies the complex interactions between the cyanobacteria, their phages, and the heterotrophic bacteria that coexist with them.

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Yara Nwatha
MSc student

Yara studies the factors that drive prophage excision from cyanobacteria genomes in lab and field. This project combines fieldwork, molecular biology, and bioinformatics.

Esraa Yasin
Undergraduate student

Undergraduate student project.

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Dr. Dikla Kolan
PhD student
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Dr. Soaad Abo-elhija Lab technician
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Emanuelle Laloum
MSc student
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Maimona Higaze
MSc student
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Tzipi Perez
MSc student
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Hanaa Shaalan
Undergraduate student
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Naden Khateb
Undergraduate student
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Nora Abu-rumi
Undergraduate student
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Rabiaa Fared
Undergraduate student
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Raya Dauf
Undergraduate student

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