PEOPLE

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GILI GREENBAUM

Principle Investigator

Gili is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He studies population genetic theory, eco-evolutionary dynamics, and conservation genomics. In addition, Gili is thinking about ethical frameworks for emerging genetic editing technologies, such as gene drives.

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KEITH HARRIS

Postdoc

Keith completed his PhD in Zoology at Tel-Aviv University, studying evolution of signaling in different systems. At the lab, Keith is studying gene drive dynamics, looking at gene drive spillovers between species and demographic impacts on gene drive spread. Keith also has a BA in English Literature, working on Dickens’ observations on the process of urbanization.

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KEREN KLASS

Postdoc

Keren is an Azrieli postdoctoral scholar studying the population genomic effects of fragmentation in Black Howler monkeys. Keren completed her MSc in Conservation Biology at Columbia University, and her PhD in Anthropology at the University of Toronto.

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AMIR RUBIN

Postdoc

Amir is studying the factors that generate hierarchical population structure, look at large genomic datasets of different species. He is using network and information theory methods to describe and compare population structure.

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SHAHAR MAZIE

MSc student

Shahar completed his BSc in CS at the computational biology program, and has continued in the program for his Masters. Shahar is working on developing computational approaches for studying how different classes of alleles contribute information on population structure. He is studying large genomic datasets, both human and non-human.

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YONATAN CHAMUDOT

Undergraduate student

Yonatan is  3rd year student in the computational biology program at the CS department. At the lab, Yonatan is modeling the impact of population structure on the spread of gene drives.

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OR AMAR

Undergraduate student

Or is a 3rd year student at the computational biology program at the CS department. In a collaborative project with the Kolodny lab, Or is looking at genomic data of different species, studying discrepancies between estimates of effective population size and how they relate to conservation status.