The JBC is glad to be a growing organization. Please meet our newest members:
Dr. Ithai Rabinowitch is a Senior Lecturer , HUJI, and a member of the Department of Medical Neurobiology at the Faculty of Medicine in Ein Kerem. Dr. Rabinowitch holds a B.A. in Industrial Engineering from TAU, and a PhD in Computational Neuroscience from HUJI. He has done extensive postdoctoral work on neural circuits and behavior using the miniature roundworm C. elegans, which included the successful genetic insertion of mouse electrical synapses between C. elegans’ neurons. His lab studies basic mechanisms of brain operation with an emphasis on the role of synaptic connectivity in determining neural circuit function.
Dr. Ruth Mayo is an Associate Professor at the Psychology Dept., HUJI. Dr. Mayo received her B.A., M.A., and PhD from HUJI, and was a Postdoctoral Fellow at Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan. Additionally, she has received a number of distinguished academic awards and has published extensively in academic journals. Dr. Mayo’s research focuses on the effect of context on our mind, specifically regarding negation and falsification processes. She studies the effect of the context of trust and distrust regarding cognition.