Bioinformatics and Systems Biology
Prof. Tal Pupko – Evolution and Bioinformatics
Bioinformatics. Molecular evolution using probabilistic
evolutionary models, computational microbiology,
solving biological problems using machine
learning, e.g., predicting effector proteins in pathogenic
bacteria, and immunoformatics.
Lab Website: https://www.tau.ac.il/~talp/
Dr. David (Dudu) Burstein – Computational Microbiology
Discovery of CRISPR-Cas systems and
novel antibiotic resistance genes
using metagenomics, machine-learning,
and experimental assays.
Lab Website: http://www.tau.ac.il/~davidbur
Prof. Irit Gat-Viks- Computational Genetics
Computational genetics, genomics, and
immunology. Understanding infectious,
metabolic and cardiovascular disease.
Lab Website: http://gatviks.lab.mytau.org/
Dr. Tzachi Hagai – Genomics of Host-Virus Interactions
Evolution of the immune system; Molecular
mechanisms and evolution of host-pathogen
interactions; Manipulation and
dysregulation of host defence by pathogens;
Genetics of the immune response and
autoimmunity in humans
Dr. Adi Stern – Evolution and Virology
Experimental evolution of RNA viruses,
Phylogenomics of virus epidemics,
Evolutionary forces that act upon
anti-parasite immune genes.
Lab Website: http://www.sternadi.com/