Prof. Segev Barak

SCHOOL OF PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCES
ביה"ס למדעי הפסיכולוגיה סגל אקדמי בכיר
Prof. Segev Barak
Phone: 03-6408969
Fax: 03-6409547
Office: Sharett - Educational Sciences, 147

Research Interest

 

 
Prof. Barak's research focuses on the psychological and neurobiological mechanisms of alcohol and drug addiction, with emphasis on aberrant learning and memory processes in substance abuse. His lab is using a multidisciplinary approach, which combines sophisticated behavioral analysis of drug and alcohol-related behaviors, molecular biology, biochemistry, and cutting-edge techniques such as viral-mediated gene delivery or gene silencing, and RNA sequencing.

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EDUCATION

2000-2003 B.A. Psychology and Communication, Tel Aviv University, Israel

2004-2009 Ph.D. Psychology (Psychobiology), Tel Aviv University, Israel

2009-2012 Postdoctoral Fellow Neurobiology of Addiction, The Gallo Research Center,  Dept. of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, USA

 

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2012-2017: Senior Lecturer, School of Psychological Sciences and the Sagol School of Neuroscience, Tel Aviv University

2016-present: Head, Psychobiology Graduate Program, School of Psychological Sciences, Tel Aviv University

2017-Present: Associate Professor, School of Psychological Sciences and the Sagol School of Neuroscience, Tel Aviv University

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