10th International Virology Summit
The Volcani Center, Israel
Diana Leibman completed her PhD in 2012 from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. She works as a Research Engineer in the Agricultural Research Organization, The Volcani Center. The research topics in which she is involved are: The role of RNA-dependent RNA polymerase 1 in plant defense against viruses; CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing technology for crop improvement; development of resistance to RNA and DNA viruses in cucurbits and tomato by transgenic approaches; identification of plant genes associated with disease symptom development to plant virus infection and; genetic engineering of attenuated ZYMV-AG as a plant virus vector, for gene expression and epitope presentation.