From Molecules to Ecosystem
Meet our research groups
From Molecules to Ecosystem
Studying the Ecosystem of the Red Sea
Read more about graduate studies
Studying the Ecosystem of the Red Sea
Our Grass is Greener
Why study with us?
Our Grass is Greener
Life Sciences Throughout Life
Examine our various undergraduate study programs
Life Sciences Throughout Life
Cutting Edge Instrumentation & Technologies
The core facilities
Sophisticated Instrumentation and Cutting Edge Technologies
Application for Tenure Track Positions
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Application for Tenure Track Positions

Welcome to The Alexander Silberman Institute of Life Science

Welcome to the Institute of Life Sciences


Biological research is vital to the advancement of many areas of life – medicine, agriculture, environment, industry, education, public policy and contributes to the welfare of human society.
We at the Institute of Life Sciences are partners in this effort (read about our Research Groups) and stand at the forefront of world research (see Prizes & Honors as well as Research Innovations).
Our scientific work combines basic research with practical aspects. Our research deals with a variety of processes and mechanisms, while integrating and linking the various organizational levels in the animal and plant world (see the Dissertation Topics we offer you).
Our close proximity to leading researchers in chemistry, physics, earth sciences, mathematics and computer science enables us to create unique and innovative interdisciplinary collaborations and to offer you a variety of Study Programs.
We will introduce you to the intellectual challenges and creativity in the field of life sciences and expose you to critical and creative thinking, thus preparing you for the variety of Employment Opportunities of the 21st century.

Research News


Prof. Carmel presents his results
Prof. Liran Carmel uses ancient DNA to put a face on the mysterious Denisovans

Prof.

A worm on the shrink's couch
Dr. Zaslaver and Dr. Eliezer reveal: worms suffer from PTSD too

The ability to anticipate the future is key to the survival of all living things.  Like humans, worms are capable of forming associative memories—t

Chromosome X silencing
Prof. Nissim Benvenisty and Ms. Shiran Bar study chromosome X silencing in human stem cells
C. Elegans
The biological clock of fertility - Dr. Yonatan Tzur tries to set it

Oocyte aging is one of the leading causes for infertility, congenital defects and natural mischarges.

Dr. Itamar Harel
Dr. Itamar Harel talks about models of vertebrate aging and age-related diseases

Dr. Itamar Harel talks about models of vertebrate aging and age-related diseases:

Neurons differentiation
How do mutations in the same gene lead to diverse brain disorders - Prof. Sagiv Shifman

Mutations in the AUTS2 gene are found in individuals with variable symptoms and diagnoses including intellectual disability, attention-deficit &amp

Events


EEB, Special seminar
Annual conference of the Israeli Society of Gene & Cell Therapy
Minerva Center Symposium - Single Cell Analysis: From Development to Disease

Student Announcements


Greetings


Mr. Rotem Ruach
On being awarded the Selected Excelling Article - SMART January - June, 2019
Ms. Shiran Bar
On being awarded the Selected Excelling Article - SMART January - June, 2019
Prof. Emeritus Uriel Safriel
For receivng the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Israeli Society of Ecology and Environmental Sciences, 2019
Prof. Aharon Oren
For receivng the Bergey Award
Prof. Aharon Oren
For receivng an honorary doctorate from the Babeş-Bolyai University, Cluj, Romania
Prof. Aharon Oren
On his appointment as Editor in chief of the International Code of Nomenclature of Prokaryotes

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