Shai Carmi

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Hebrew: שי כרמי

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Major honors

Competitive funding

  • Israel Science Foundation (ISF)
  • United States – Israel Binational Science Foundation (BSF; joint with Noah Rosenberg)
  • German Israeli Foundation for Scientific Research and Development (GIF)
  • Abisch-Frenkel Foundation
  • National Institutes of Health (sub-award with Alon Keinan)

Previous research


  • RNA and DNA editing in mammalian genomes (computational biology, with Erez Levanon).
  • Functionals of anomalous diffusion trajectories (statistical mechanics, with Eli Barkai).
  • RNA processing in the Sleeping Sickness agent, Trypanosoma brucei (computational biology, with Shulamit Michaeli).
  • Kinetic theory of protein-RNA interactions (biophysics, with Yaron Shav-Tal).


  • Analysis of large-scale networks such as the Internet and protein interaction networks (with Shlomo Havlin and others)
  • Transport on random networks: percolation, diffusion, electrical conductance, flow, navigation, and disease spreading (with Shlomo Havlin, H. Eugene Stanley, Daniel ben-Avraham, and others).

Selected talks and posters