Dissertation Topics

Prof. Dudi Tzfati
Telomeres & Telomerase
  1. Three-dimensional structure and the mechanism of action of telomerase.
  2. Genetic diseases of telomere dysfunction such as dyskeratosis congenita, Hoyeraal-Hreidarsson syndrome and Coats plus.
  3. How telomeres control cell proliferation and prevent cancer.
  4. The role of helicases in telomere structure and maintenance.