Position: Masters Student, Life Sciences, BGU
Nadav is a master's student at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and is supervised by Prof. Dr. Yariv Brotman, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nicola Illing and Prof. Dr. Michelle Zaccai. He holds a first degree in Life Sciences with a specific background in genomics and metabolomics of plants. His current project is focused on the metabolomics of desiccation tolerance in resurrection plants with a particular interest in Xerophyta spp. Nadav will perform comparative metabolomics analyses in the context of the desiccation tolerance of Xerophyta schlechteri. As part of his secondment, Nadav will spend 12 months at the University of Cape Town to work with Prof. Dr. Nicola Illing for the extraction and annotation of Xerophyta metabolites.