Research Innovations


Prof. Bat-Sheva Kerem Prof. Kerem mapped fragile sites related to oncogenic transformation in the human genome
Prof. Shimon Schuldiner Prof. Schuldiner shows that acidic cytoplasm is related to antibiotic resistance
Professor Nissim Benvenisty Prof. Nissim Benvenisty presents a genetic atlas for early human development
Dr. Netanel  Tzarum Dr. Tzarum - development of a vaccine against hepatitis C virus
Dr. Ami Citri Prof. Ami Citri presents the connection between attention, memory and drug addiction
Prof. Daphne Atlas Prof. Atlas explains how can a single mutation in the voltage gated calcium channel induce autism
Prof. Ran Nathan Prof Ran Nathan revealed cognitive map–based navigation in wild bats
Professor Nahmias Yaakov Prof Nahmias mapped the SARS-CoV-2 transcriptional metabolic signature in lung epithelium and revealed new therapeutic directions
Prof. Hermona Soreq Prof. Soreq shows that cholinergic stress signals accompany microRNA-associated stereotypic behavior and glutamatergic neuro modulation in the prefrontal cortex
Prof. Liran Carmel Prof. Liran Carmel determined the genomic history of the bronze age southern levant
Prof. Joseph Hirschberg A new strain of tomatoes serving as a source of antioxidant ziaxanthin was developed in Prof. Hirschberg's lab
Prof. Hermona Soreq Prof. Soreq & Dr. Meydan - mechanisms behind neural disease associated with diabetes
Prof. Ran Nathan Prof. nathan - movement ecology and sex are linked to barn owl microbial community composition
Prof. Hermona Soreq Prof. Soreq - cholino-ncRNAs modulate sex-specific- and age-related acetylcholine signals.
Dr. Uri Gat Dr. Uri Gat - from Nematostella to cancer research
Dr. Eitan Lerner Dr. Eitan Lerner presents the flow virometer for rapid detection of Corona virus
Dr. Dina Schneidman Dr. Dina Schneidman, Prof. Michal Linial and Dr. Nir Kalisman study the "social network" of the Corona virus
Prof. Ioav  Cabantchik Prof. Cabantchik - the ironic role of diagnostic tests in saving humans in times of plague
Prof. Nir Friedman Prof. Nir Friedman presents a novel, faster and cheaper method to diagnose Corona virus
Dr. Mickey London London, Soreq & Mizraci - Barrel cortex VIP/ChAT interneurons suppress sensory responses in vivo
Prof. David Engelberg Prof. David Engelberg shows that mutations in ERK induce tumor formation in drosophila's eyes
Dr. Dror Hawlena Prof Dror Hawlena - can odors affect risk assessment
Professor Michal Linial Prof. Linial, Dr. Schneidman and Dr. Brielle show that the SARS-CoV-2 exerts a distinctive strategy for interacting with the ACE2 human receptor
Prof. Ariel Chipman Prof. Ariel Chipman studies gene content evolution in the Arthropods
Prof. Michal Goldberg Prof. Michal Goldberg presents a new mapping of genes controlling cancer cells development
Prof. Julia Shifman Prof. Julia Shifman and Dr. Michael Heyne reveal how mutations affect interactions between proteins, leading to diseases.


Professor Michal Linial Prof. Michal Linial presents a cell-based probabilistic approach to unveil the concerted action of miRNAs.
Prof. Marshall Devor Prof. Marshall Devor suggests a new mechanism underlying general anaesthesia
Prof. Shimshon Belkin Prof. Belkin presents a smartphone-based whole-cell array sensor for detection of antibiotics in milk
Dr. Dror Hawlena Prof. Hawlena and Mr. Sagi present - the desert isopod : the cleanliness trustee of the Negev
Prof. Hermona Soreq Prof. Hermona Soreq reveals sex-related differences in patho-mechanisms related to bipolar disorder and schizophrenia
Prof. Liran Carmel A paer by prof. Liran Carmel one of Science 12 options for breakthrough of the year
Dr. Oren Kolodny Dr. Oren Kolodny explains why did Moderns replace Neanderthals and not vice versa, and what took them so long
Prof. Sagiv Shifman Prof. Sagiv Shifman and Ms. Shahar Shohet - genes essential for embryonic stem cells are associated with neurodevelopmental disorders
Prof. Guy Bloch Prof. Guy Bloch reveals: bumble bee workers sleep less while caring for young
Prof. Liran Carmel Prof. Liran Carmel uses ancient DNA to put a face on the mysterious Denisovans
Dr. Itamar Harel Dr. Itamar Harel talks about models of vertebrate aging and age-related diseases
Professor Nissim Benvenisty Prof. Bebvenisty uses stem cells to elucidate the genetic need for parents from both sexes
Ms. Shiran Bar Prof. Nissim Benvenisty and Ms. Shiran Bar study chromosome X silencing in human stem cells
Dr. Alon Zaslaver Dr. Zaslaver and Dr. Eliezer reveal: worms suffer from PTSD too
Dr. Yonatan Tzur The biological clock of fertility - Dr. Yonatan Tzur tries to set it
Prof. Guy Bloch How to make different bees from similar genomes - Prof. Guy Bloch explains
Prof. Sagiv Shifman How do mutations in the same gene lead to diverse brain disorders - Prof. Sagiv Shifman
Professor Nissim Benvenisty Autism, mental retardation and chromosome X - a study led by Prof. Nissim Benvenisty and Mr. Dan Vershkov
Prof. Michal Goldberg Prof. Michal Goldberg has identified a drug that reduces cancerous tumors and also kills cancer stem cells




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