Dissertation Topics

Dr. Uri Gat
Developmental Biology, Regeneration and Evolution of the Sea-Anemone Nematostella
Cell & Developmental Biology
  1. Molecular mechanisms underlying the high regeneration ability of the sea anemone Nematostella.
  2. A comparison between the processes of embryonic development and regeneration
  3. Cthrc1 genes: function in Nematostella, evolution in animals (metazoans) and protein structure.
  4. The ADAMTS metalloproteases in development and regeneration in sea anemones and other cnidarians 
  5. Inversion of body polarity – two headed Nematostella polyps