Shira completed her B.Sc. in Chemistry with a major in medicinal chemistry at Bar Ilan University. During her bachelor's degree shira worked as a research assistant in Prof. Hanoch Senderowitz’s laboratory on molecular modeling, docking between ligand and the protein. at Bar Ilan University. Additionally, she worked in Prof. Malachi Noked researching synthesis of cathode materials for batteries.
Shira joined the Noked group as a M.Sc. candidate.