Shelly Tzlil

Shelly Tzlil

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PhD: Physical Chemistry, Hebrew university, Jerusalem, 2007

BSc: Chemistry and Computer science, Hebrew university, Jerusalem 1999


Nano Main Field:

Cell mechanics and cell mechanosensing. Mechanical communication in neuronal networks, Mechanosensing in nerve regeneration, cardiac cell mechanosensing, Development of mechano-sensitive protein engineered biomaterials from basic molecular design principles. 


Research Interests

Cell mechanics and cell mechanosensing

 Nerve regeneration using mechanical signals

Substrate-induced synchronization of cardiac cell beating and neuronal firing.

Development of mechano-sensitive protein-engineered biomaterials

Development of novel methods to quantify and manipulate cell-generated forces at the single molecule level.