Dissertation Topics

Dr. Netanel  Tzarum
Structural and Functional Studies of Hepaciviruses
Sturctual & Molecular Biochemistry
  1. Structural studies of the immune recognition of Hepatitis C virus (HCV) to facilitate structural-based vaccine design. 
  2. Development of a small-scale expression and solubility screening system for viral envelope glycoprotein.
  3. Structural studies of the entry mechanism of HCV-related hepaciviruses.
  4. Structural and biochemical studies of the interactions between the HCV envelope glycoprotein and host cell receptors.