Or Shemesh[Email: oshemesh, followed by @media.mit.edu]
Or is a neuroscientist with a penchant for nanotechnology. He joined our group after working with silicon nanowire transistors adapted for in-vivo brain recording at Harvard University. Or obtained his PhD from Hebrew University of Jerusalem where he studied Alzheimer’s disease using an invertebrate neural culture model. In our group, Or is interested in designing innovative tools to study the activity of many neurons simultaneously in the living brain. He uses both engineering and genetic methodologies to reach this end. His previous research and academic expertise include biology, psychology and electronic-engineering.