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Gili Aviv, PhD

Scientist
Gili Aviv
Gigi Aviv

Gili Aviv, PhD

Scientist

Gili grew up in Israel where she obtained her PhD in Microbiology from Tel-Aviv university. Her PhD research focused on characterization of Salmonella enterica serovar Infantis unique megaplasmid and its contribution to S. Infantis pathogenicity. In the Ott lab she studies the effect of HIV-1 and SARS-CoV-2 infection on intestinal stem cells function and the barrier integrity using human gut organoids. In her spare time, she enjoys skiing, playing tennis, roller skating, traveling, hiking and playing with her Dachshund puppy.