Welcome to the Shavit Laboratory at the
University of Michigan. We study the genetics of
human blood clotting disorders using zebrafish and mouse models. We are
developing large scale zebrafish mutagenesis screens to identify
genetic and chemical modifiers of these disorders. This will be
followed by investigation of these modifiers in mouse models and human
laboratory is a member of the Department of Pediatrics and Communicable
Diseases, Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Cardiovascular Center.