Dr. Naomi Habib, is a postdoctoral fellow at the Broad Institute at MIT/Harvard and the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT, working with Dr. Feng Zhang and and Dr. Aviv Regev.
She combines the fields of neuroscience, systems biology and genome-engineering to study the brain’s function during health and diseased. She has developed and integrated advanced technologies to measure and manipulate cells in the adult mammalian brain at a single cell level.
Dr. Habib obtained her B.Sc. M.Sc and Ph.D. in Computational Biology at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, working with Professor Nir Friedman and Professor Hanah Margalit. Throughout her academic career, Dr. Habib was awarded several prestigious fellowships including the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) Fellowship, and is currently the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Fellow of The Helen Hay Whitney Foundation.