Prof. Ella Sklan

1993-1996 Bachelor of Science (B. Sc). in Biology, Ben-Gurion University, Beer-Sheva.

1996-1997 Masters of Medical Sciences (M. Med. Sci) Cum Laude. Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Immunology and Microbiology, Ben-Gurion University, Beer-Sheva.

1998-1999 Masters in Business Administration (MBA), School of Management, Ben-Gurion University, Beer-Sheva.

1999-2004 Ph.D. Department of Biological Chemistry, The Life Sciences Institute, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

2004-2008 Post-Doctoral Fellow, division of gastroenterology and hepatology, Stanford school of medicine, Stanford, CA


Academic Positions

2008- Senior lecturer, Department of Clinical Immunology and Microbiology, Sackler Faculty of Medicine Tel-Aviv University.

2016-2017 Visiting Scholar, Department of Immunology and Microbiology, Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California.


Our long-term goal is the identification and characterization of the interactions of viruses with their host cells. Our current model systems include Sandfly viruses, Zika and Dengue viruses, and Hepatitis viruses.


Current projects in the lab include:

  1. CRISPR screens for or the identification and characterization of new interactions between viruses and host cells.
  2. Using live-cell imaging techniques to study viral-host interactions.
  3. Identification of the mechanism of action of antiviral interferon-stimulated genes.



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