Nitzan Shabek

Nitzan Shabek

Position Title
Associate Professor

  • Plant Biology
1224 Green Hall

Research Interests

Our lab integrates cutting edge approaches from the fields of structural biology, biochemistry, and molecular and cellular biology to decode sensing machineries and signaling pathways in plants, fungi, and humans.  Our ultimate goal is to decipher fundamental biological pathways from the atomic to organismal level, and develop innovative strategies for the benefit of agriculture, environment, and human health.  We are particularly interested in dissecting signaling pathways that are triggered by extracellular stimuli (such as light, gravity, small-molecules, hormones, and pathogens), and revealing their regulation by the ubiquitin proteasome system. Please visit our website for more information. 

Graduate Program Affiliations

Education and Degree(s)
  • Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Technion Israel-Institute of Technology
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Washington, Seattle - Howard Hughes Medical Institute