Belkin Shimshon

Prof. Shimshon Belkin
Basic & Applied Aspects of Environmental Microbiology
Plant & Environmental Sciences

Research Interests

Microbial ecology of extreme environments, with a focus on the microbial populations of salt-excreting plants; Microbial water quality; Genetically engineered microbial sensors for environmental monitoring, with an emphasis on toxicity and genotoxicity assessment and on the detection of specific classes of compounds, including trace pharmaceuticals and explosives.

Dissertation Topics

  1. Life in the Tamarix (= the Eshel tree) leaf microbiome
  2. Molecularly engineered bacterial biosensors for environmental monitoring 
  3. Microbial detection of buried landmines and other explosive devices
Prof. Shimshon Belkin

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