Michal has a BSc in biotechnology from Bar Ilan University and an MSc in molecular genetics from Tel Aviv University. She is currently working on her PhD in molecular genetics in Tel Aviv University, focusing on genomic stability of embryos and embryonic stem cells. Most of her research is carried out at the Danek Gertner Institute of Human Genetics. Michal is also the winner of FameLab Israel 2007. FameLab is a science communication competition created in the UK in order to discover the new faces of science in the 21st century, and was brought to Israel by the British Council.