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Prof. Orit Shefi was featured in Israel's Women magazine. The article describes her success in the laboratory, i.e. how she and her lab induced nerve cell regeneration post-injury 2018 https://engineering.biu.ac.il/node/9321 Prof. Shefi was featured in a LADY GLOBES article as one of the seven leading researchers in Israel for her brain research 2016 https://engineering.biu.ac.il/node/8376 Prof. Shefi was a representative of Bar-Ilan University in a special panel on the occasion of the International Women's Day 2019 https://www.ynet.co.il/articles/0,7340,L-5474535,00.html Orit Shefi is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Engineering at Bar-Ilan University. She is the head of the Neuro-engineering and Regeneration laboratory and a member of the Bar Ilan Institute of Nanotechnologies and Advanced Materials. In 2005, she earned her Ph.D. from the Department of Physics at Tel-Aviv University. From 2005-2008, she was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of California, San Diego. Her research focuses on nanotechnologies for neuronal engineering, 3D platforms for directed neuronal regeneration, magnetic manipulations of cells, and drug delivery tools.

Research interests

Prof. Orit Shefi was featured in Israel's Women magazine. The article describes her success in the laboratory, i.e. how she and her lab induced nerve cell regeneration post-injury 2018 https://engineering.biu.ac.il/node/9321 Prof. Shefi was featured in a LADY GLOBES article as one of the seven leading researchers in Israel for her brain research 2016 https://engineering.biu.ac.il/node/8376 Prof. Shefi was a representative of Bar-Ilan University in a special panel on the occasion of the International Women's Day 2019 https://www.ynet.co.il/articles/0,7340,L-5474535,00.html Orit Shefi is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Engineering at Bar-Ilan University. She is the head of the Neuro-engineering and Regeneration laboratory and a member of the Bar Ilan Institute of Nanotechnologies and Advanced Materials. In 2005, she earned her Ph.D. from the Department of Physics at Tel-Aviv University. From 2005-2008, she was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of California, San Diego. Her research focuses on nanotechnologies for neuronal engineering, 3D platforms for directed neuronal regeneration, magnetic manipulations of cells, and drug delivery tools.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Tel Aviv University

Jun 1998Oct 2004

Award Date: 30 Oct 2004

Master, Tel Aviv University

Oct 1995Jun 1997

Award Date: 30 Jun 1997

Bachelor, Tel Aviv University

Oct 1986Jun 1989

Award Date: 30 Jun 1989

Jun 1998Oct 2004

Oct 1995Jun 1997

Bachelor

Oct 1986Jun 1989

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