Dr. Omer Shafraz

Omer Shafraz

Position Title
Postdoctoral researcher

Department of Biomedical Engineering, UC Davis

GBSF, Room 2409
451 E. Health Science Drive, Davis CA 95616

Shafraz obtained his BS degree in Physics in Sri Lanka. He completed his PhD in Physics in Dr. Sanjeevi Sivasankar's laboratory at Iowa State University in 2018. He then moved with Sanjeevi to UC Davis as a Postdoctoral Researcher. Shafraz studies the force induced reorganization of cadherins on cells using a technique the integrates force spectroscopy measurements with fluorescence microscopy.