Molecular biologist, with strong background in biochemistry and in fluorescent microscopy
Researches under Dr. James McNally and guided by Dr. Tatiana Karpova in the Fluorescence Imaging Group.
Conducted experiments to achieve our research objectives. Developed effective working relations with our group and individuals
Molecular biology: ChIP (Chromatin Immunoprecipitation), ChIP-chip, RNA immunoprecipitation (RIP), RNA and DNA purification, siRNA, Cloning, PCR, RT-PCR, qPCR, in-vitro chromatin remodeling assays (ATPase activity, reconstitute mononucleosome on a labeled template, restriction enzyme assay, sliding assay, DNaseI protection assay)
Biochemistry: Protein purification (ion exchange columns, sizing columns, affinity columns), whole cell extraction, nuclear extraction, nucleolar extraction, Immunoprecipitation, western blot, expressing and purifying recombinant protein using Baculovirus system
Instrumentation: UV-visible absorption spectroscopy, FPLC, Bio-Rad real-time PCR detection systems, confocal microscopy (DeltaVision and Zeiss LSM 780), single molecule microscopy
Microscopy: Multi-color live cell imaging, time lapse imaging, immunofluorescence, competitive immunofluorescence assays, single molecule FISH, single molecule tracking and imaging analysis
Tissue culture: Handle cells in culture, transfections, viral infection
Yeast: Handle yeast strains, yeast transformation, random spore analysis, Genomic DNA and RNA extraction, FISH
Proficient in Microsoft Office , Adobe Photoshop, Reference Manager, CorelDraw, Metamorph, Image J and MatLab-based macro
Experienced in maintaining laboratory budget and supplies, regarding sales, costs and expenses to meet the financial expectations of the laboratory
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, especially as it pertains to presenting research in my area of expertise at scientific meetings and conferences
My work ethic stresses organization, responsibility, and perseverance with a strong attention to detail. I also ensure good laboratory practice in compliance with safety protocols.
Oral Presentations at Scientific Meetings and Conferences:
Poster Presentation at Scientific Meetings and Conferences:
Travel Award, The Fifth Annual NIH Graduate Student Symposium, 2008.
Student Fellowship, David and Paullina Trotsky Foundation, Tel-Aviv University, 2003.
Student Fellowship, Yehoshua Salti Foundation, Israel, 2003.
Fluent in English and Hebrew
U.S. Green Card, In the process of getting U.S. citizenship
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