Dissertation Topics

Dr. Michal rabani
RNA Regulation of Early Zebrafish Embryogenesis
Cell & Developmental Biology
  1. Principles of post-transcriptional RNA regulation: How does it shape gene expression? What are the molecular circuits? And what are its functional and physiological implications?
  2. Gene regulatory networks of cellular programing during zebrafish embryogenesis, focusing on the maternal-to-zygotic transition.
  3. Developing and implementing high-throughput assays for a systematic analysis of post-transcriptional RNA regulation on a genome-scale (e.g., RNA-seq, CRISPR/CAS9 genetic screens, massively parallel reporter assays).
  4. Designing statistical models of RNA regulatory networks and developing computational tools that explains and predicts RNA regulation from genomic measurements.