Laboratory of

Genomics of Deafness

Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University

Our Research 

Our laboratory focuses on the genomics of deafness, with research on gene discovery, expression, regulation and therapy for hearing loss.  

 
 

Our team

Current members

 
 
We use state-of-the-art imaging tools, including advanced confocal and electron microscopy, to study the pathophysiology of hearing impairment as a result of genetic variants.
 

Funding

Klass Family Fellow, Toronto, Canada

Hedrich Charitable Trust, UK

Neumann von Hethars Doctoral Fellow

Israel Precision Medicine Partnership (IPMP) Grant

Ernest & Bonnie Beutler Research Program of Excellence in Genomic Medicine

Previous funding

Contact us

Prof. Karen B. Avraham

Principal Investigator, Vice Dean, Sackler Faculty of Medicine

Email: karena@tauex.tau.ac.il

Telephone: +972-3-6406642

Fax: +972-3-6409360

Ms. Helen Berman

Administrative Assistant

Email: Helenbe@tauex.tau.ac.il

Telephone: +972-3-6406642

Fax: +972-3-6409360

Address

Dept. of Human Molecular Genetics & Biochemistry, Sackler Faculty of Medicine

10th floor, room 1003, Tel Aviv University
Tel Aviv 6997801 Israel

 
 

Future conferences

Online Single Cell Analysis Symposium: From Development to Disease

May 31-June 1, 2020, Tel Aviv University

Hear@JAX

Sept 13-18, 2020, Jackson Labs, Bar Harbor, ME, USA

 

 

The 16th Transgenic Technology Meeting - TT 2020

Oct 25-28, 2020, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel

Molcular Biology of hearing & Deafness (MBHD) - Postponed

 May 18-21, 2021,

Iowa City, Iowa, USA

Address

Dept. of Human Molecular Genetics & Biochemistry Sackler Faculty of Medicine

10th floor, room 1003, Tel Aviv University
Tel Aviv 6997801 Israel