Omer Barkai

Omer is a PhD student in Prof. Alex Binshtok’s lab at the Department of Medical Neurobiology. He received his BSc in physics and biology from the Hebrew University in 2014.

In his current research he studies the biophysical mechanisms which underly the sensation, transmission and perception of pain in our nervous system. His study integrates electrophysiology, imagingbehavior experiments and computational methods.

Besides science, he loves trekking, running, drawing and searching for good street food.