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Yifat Ofir-birin

Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Mwdicine
Weizmann Institute of Science
Israel

Biography

Yifat Ofir-Birin is pursuing her Post-doctorate Degree at Dr. Neta Regev - Rudzki’s lab. She is leading an area of research which focuses on “Intercellular communication between malaria parasites and its human host via extracellular vesicles, exosomes”. During 2013-2015, She was a Senior Scientist at Evogene R&D while leading an innovative research team in order to find new genes which improve crops traits. She completed her PhD thesis under the supervision of Professor Ehud Razin. Her thesis demonstrates “The structure and function of the Ap4A-LysRS-MITF pathway in mast cells.

Research Interest

Intercellular communication between malaria parasites and its human host via extracellular vesicles, exosomes

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