Members

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Aviv Mezer, PhD

Dr. Mezer is a senior lecturer (equivalent to assistant professor) at the Edmond and Lily Safra Center for Brain Sciences (ELSC) at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel.  


Dr. Mezer did his undergraduate studies in biology and chemistry at Tel Aviv University, Israel. Dr. Mezer's graduate studies were in the field of neurobiophysics at Tel Aviv University's biochemistry department, under the instruction of Profs. Gutman and Ashery.  He then worked with Prof. Yaniv Assaf from Tel Aviv University, researching diffusion and resting-state fMRI.
Before beginning his faculty position at the Hebrew University, Dr. Mezer was a research associate and a postdoctoral fellow at Prof. Brian Wandell’s lab in the psychology department at Stanford University.


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Jonathan Bain, PhD Student

Jonathan Bain is a PhD candidate at ELSC at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He earned an undergraduate degree in psychology with honors from New York University in 2010, graduating summa cum laude. His current work in the Mezer lab focuses on differences between the brain's left and right hemispheres.  


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Shai Berman, PhD Student 

Shai Berman is a PhD candidate at ELSC at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She earned an undergraduate degree in psychology and cognitive science from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 2010, graduating magna cum laude.  Her current work in the Mezer lab focuses on the relationship between white matter function and micro-structure.


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Asier Erramuzpe Aliaga, Postdoc student

Asier Erramuzpe graduated in Computer Sciences in the Public University of Navarre and got his MSc in Biomedical Engineering and Ph.D. in Biomedical Research at the University of the Basque Country. His interests are computational neuroscience and neuroimaging and he is working on white and grey matter connectivity.
 


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Roey Schurr, PhD Student 

Roey Schurr completed his BSc degree in physics and cognitive neuriscience at the the Hebrew University (graduating summa cum laude). He is currently studying towrads his PhD at the ELSC PhD program in computational neuroscience. His main research interest lies in the field of optimizing tractography algorithms, specifically via relating reconstructed connectomes with tissue microstructure.
When outside the lab he enjoys running.

 


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Oshrat Shtangel, MSc Student


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Batsheva Weisinger, MSc Student

 


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Shir Filo, PhD Student

Shir Filo is a PhD candidate at the ELSC PhD program in computational neuroscience. She completed her BSc degree in physics and biology.  Her main research interest lies in the field of biophysical modeling of MR measurments.  


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Ady Zelman, B.Sc student

Ady Zelman is a BSc. student of physics and cognitive neuriscience.

 

Alumni

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Noga Salamon, B.Sc student