About Us

The Lab

Shira Knafo's lab seeks to identify the molecular and synaptic mechanisms underlying learning and memory, cognitive malfunction and cognitive enhancement.

Professor Shira Knafo

Professor Shira Knafo (MD/PhD) is a neuroscientist interested in the molecular pathways controlling memory formation. Her ultimate goal is to develop new drugs for memory loss based on her findings.

Behavioral Core Facility

Rodent Behavioral Core is a state-of-the-art research facility that was initiated to address the growing need across BGU to have an intramural resource for efficient and targeted behavioral testing of rodents.

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