Team

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Head: Tzipi Horowitz-Kraus, PhD

Tzipi Horowitz-Kraus, PhD is the head of the Educational NeuroImaging Group (ENIG) and an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education in Science and Technology and the Faculty of Biomedical Engineering at the Technion. Tzipi is also an Associate Professor (PAR) at the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and at the Neuropsychology Department, Kennedy

Rola Farah, PhD

Dr. Rola Farah, PhD, completed her PhD in Audiology and pediatric neuroimaging at the University of Cincinnati, Ohio and a post-doc position at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital in Cincinnati as a Fulbright scholar. She received her undergraduate and Master’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Tel Aviv University in Israel. Dr. Farah’s professional career include a wide array of clinical positions and

Ilana Shlomov

Ilana received her double major B.A in Special Education and Counseling and Human Development from the University of Haif​​a​​. Prior to her ​​bachelor's​ degree, she worked as a computer technician for seven years in Rafael Systems and Israeli Airforce Industry. During her bachelor’s Ilana was working with children with learning disabilities​​ in several frameworks such as Perach, private schools and kindergartens. ​​In addition, she volunteered at the Ulpan Center in Giv’ataim

Nikolay Taran

Niko completed his B.Sc. in Psychology at the University of Barcelona, Spain, and his M.Sc. in Neuroscience at the same institution. He has previous experience with research tools such as TMS, tDCS, and tACS, although his present projects are mainly fMRI-based. He is currently investigating the involvement of basic cognitive skills in dyslexia from a computational neurobiological perspective.

Nofar Mark

Nofar earned her B.A in psychology, with specialty in Cognitive Science from the Open University. During her degree, she worked as Security Researcher for 7 years. Nofar started her master’s degree at our lab and is interested in the research of children born preterm.  

Carmel Gashri

Carmel finished bachelor's degree in Biomedical Engineering (BS.c). During her final undergraduate project, she collaborated with Niko Taran in our kab and examined the effect of reading intervention program on children with dyslexia by analyzing fMRI data. During her research work (MS.c.) she studies parent-child brain as well as behavioral interaction.

Raya Meri

Raya earned her B.A in psychology from the University of Haifa. During her bachelor's degree Raya volunteered at a children's boarding school in Haifa- a center for children with extensive hospitalization background. Additionally, Raya has experience in neuro-psychology research. Raya is starting her master's degree in brain research at the Technion, focusing on managerial functionality in children using brain imaging.

Lior Niv

Lior is a PhD student at co-supervision with Prof. Alan Apter the head of Fienberg Child Study Center, Schneider Children’s Medical Center of Israel, affiliated to the Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University. Lior’s research focuses on the connection between environmental factors and cognitive, neurology and emotional development. Lior completed her BA in Psychology, Sociology and Anthropology and MA in

Ghadeer Amer

Ghadeer earned her bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of Haifa, where she worked in a special education school, with children with disabilities such as autistic spectrum disorder. In addition, she has a research background in the field of attention. Ghadeer volunteered in programs to help and promote seventh and eighth-grade students in their studies. She is now working in

Nir Habouba

Nir is a Technion (IIT) graduate with a bachelor's degree in biomedical engineering (B.Sc). During his undergraduate project, he collaborated with Prof. Ronen Talmon, member of the faculty for electrical engineering at the Technion, to produce a stamp for EEG signals. He is currently interested in collecting and cross-referencing behavioral data and fMRI data, including  application of engineering methods, in

Victoria Khalfin

Victoria earned her B.Sc and B.Sc.Ed in computer science from the Technion. During her studies Victoria worked voluntarily with children in various programs such as: "Perach", "Sela" and "International Award for Young People – Israel". After 3 years working in "Elbit Systems" Victoria returned to the Technion and started her Master's studies in Pediatric Neuroscience. Her research is focusing on neuro-imaging data

Maya Almogi

Maya earned her B.Sc in Biomedical Engineering from the Technion. She volunteers with children and elderly population and for the last 3 years she worked as a system engineering and physics student at Philips Healthcare, in Haifa. Recently, Maya started her Master’s studies in our lab. Her research is focusing on the neural networks supporting executive functions in relations to screen

Donia Aboelhija

Donia earned her B.Sc in Medicine - Medical Science Track from the Technion. She volunteers with at-risk girls and youths and in the past she also volunteered at a daycare for seniors. Additionally, she works at the sleep clinic at Assuta hospital in Haifa. Donia is starting her master’s degree in our lab, as she is working now on a project

Ohad Nachshon

Ohad graduated from the Electrical Engineering in the Technion and Psychology at the Open University. He also has been working at Intel in several positions for more than 15 years. He is currently studying for a Master degree in Technion’s Views program and planning to become a high school science teacher in the education system. Ohad is interested in the

Noam Glukhovsky

Noam earned his B.Sc. in Cell and Developmental Biology at the University of Califronia at Santa Barbara (UCSB). During his undergraduate studies Noam also worked as an undergratuate researcher at UCSB's Department of Biopsychology focusing on research concerning the effects of Cocaine on the Ventral Prefrontal Cortex in rats. Noam is currently completing his MSc thesis at the Horowitz-Kraus Lab,