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Leading Researchers:
3-2022-1813

Stable enzyme-responsive nanocarriers with a-two step activation mechanism

The Challenge: Polymeric nanocarriers that can release their covalently attached or encapsulated cargo in response to specific stimuli can offer many advantages such as greater selectivity and consequently reduced side-effects. Among the different types of stimuli-responsive nanocarriers, enzyme-responsive delivery systems can act as a Trojan horse and release their active payload in response to specific […] Read More >

Leading Researchers:
2022-0202

Explainable AI (XAI)

One important challenge in machine learning is the “black box” problem, in which an artificial intelligence reaches a result without any humans being able to explain why. This problem is typically present in deep artificial neural networks, in which the hidden layers are impenetrable. To tackle this problem, our researchers have introduced the notion of explainable […] Read More >

Leading Researchers:
2-2022-1819

Models for Protein Levels Optimization in Chloroplasts Based on mRNA-rRNA Folding and Interactions

Chloroplasts which have evolved from an ancestral bacterium can be the target very efficient expression of heterologous protein with huge economical potential. However, translation in chloroplasts, which have evolved from an ancestral bacterium is not well understood and currently there is no generic quantitative model related to these aspects in the chloroplast.   The patent includes […] Read More >

Leading Researchers:
2023-0138

Tomato Plants with Broad-Spectrum Pathogen Resistance

Plants rely on innate immunity to perceive and ward off microbes and pests, and are able to overcome many invading microorganisms. Even so, pathogens overcome plant defenses, posing a persistent threat to crop and food security worldwide, raising the need for agricultural products with broad, efficient resistance. The combined goal of several projects in our […] Read More >

11-2012-333

Biodegradable, Multifunctional, Jellyfish Based Bioplastics

Plastic pollution has become the most pressing environmental issue, and biodegradable solutions are a promising alternative. Unfortunately, most plastic alternatives are difficult to upscale and require the cultivation of the process substrate. Due to climate change, overfishing, and habitat modifications Jellyfish (JF) blooms are prevalent, resulting in the harm of electrical powerhouse, industrial cooling systems, […] Read More >

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1-2012-353

4D imaging system for root phenotyping

The Technology Root phenotypic plasticity is a major factor allowing plants to adapt to their ever changing environment. Although this fundamental issue is of great agricultural importance, studying root plasticity is highly complex due to their hidden nature. We present an automatic system for monitoring root growth and tropic responses (3D spatial coordinates and kinetics). […] Read More >

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1-2014-809

An agricultural mobile robot guided by sonar and vision for crops and yield estimation

Using bio-inspired sensing methods (from bats) for crop estimation, plant examination and plant classification. The system is based on a mobile robotic platform with vision and sonar sensing that is doing the agricultural tests.The NeedAn agricultural manager‘s success depends on his ability to estimate accurately the status of the crops. Although it is assumed that […] Read More >

Leading Researchers:
1-2020-1459

A Novel Antibacterial Bio-Treatment for USE In Aquaculture

Aquaculture is the globe’s fastest growing food production sector. Diseases are a primary constraint to the culture of many aquatic species and as a result, there is widespread use of anti-microbial veterinary medicines across the globe. The medicines pose a threat to human health because of the possible emergence of resistant strains and the transfer […] Read More >

Leading Researchers:
1-2019-1304

Gene Expression for Improved Crop Pproductivity

Enhancing crop productivity by optimizing gene expression in plants, using proprietary and proven computational tools, together with genome base editing capabilities. Tapping into gene expression for improved crop  UNMET NEEDCrop productivity needs to substantially increase to meet global food and feed demand for a rapidly growing world population. Agricultural technology developers are pursuing a variety […] Read More >

Leading Researchers:
1-2020-1407

Plants Having Increase Tolerance to Drought and Salt Stress

Loss of function mutant of a specific gene in tomato, using CRISR/Cas9 genome editing, thatresults in plants with increase water use efficiency (WUE), drought and salt tolerance.Combined results from five different analyses demonstrate that the mutant tomatoes displayincreased WUE due to lower stomata conductance and transpiration while photosynthesis ratesand yield are not effected, compared to […] Read More >

Prof. Amir Roey Jacob

Design and synthesis of advanced polymeric hybrids and their assembly into functional nanostructures for applications ranging from nanomedicine to materials science Research Design, synthesis and characterization of smart polymers Design, synthesis and characterization of dendrimers and polymeric hybrids Stimuli responsive self-assembly and disassembly Utilization of smart polymers as selective drug delivery systems Read More >

Prof. Avidan Shmuel (Shai)

Computer Vision, Computational Photography, Computer Graphics Read More >

Dr. AVNI Raz

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Prof. Avni Adi

Adi Avni received his M.Sc. in Neurobiology and Ph.D. at the Plant Genetics from the Weizmann Institute of Science. . From 1990 to 1993 he carried out postdoctoral research at the USDA, Beltsville MD, USA and joined the Department of Plant Sciences in 1993. Adi’s scientific interests are primarily in the area of Plant innate […] Read More >

Prof. Bacharach Eran

Eran Bacharach is the head of a research laboratory for molecular virology at the Department of Cell Research and Immunology, and teaches courses on microbiology, molecular virology and cell biology, at the Faculty of Life Sciences, where he has been on the faculty since 2000. He received his B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from the […] Read More >

Dr. Bachrach Ran

Research i the fields of: Energy Hydrogeology Geophysics Geostatistics Exploration Geophysics Petroleum Oil Applied Geophysics   Read More >

Prof. Bahabad Alon

High-harmonic-generation from coherently controlled excited medium, Superoscillations in optics , Applications of Genetic and behavioral algorithms , Coupled mode dynamics. Email: alonb@tauex.tau.ac.il Phone: 03-6409423 Fax: 03-6423508 Website: https://sites.google.com/view/… Office: Electrical Engineering, 227 Read More >

Prof. Ben-Dor Eyal

Fields of research: Hyperspectral Remote Sensing of the Earth Soil Spectroscopy Developing applications in many diciplines (medicin, veterinary, civl engineerings, precise agriculture) Generating Soil Spectral Library for the Medearnenam countries Bi lateral projects with Czech Republic (CGS), Germany (GFZ), Greec (i-BEC), Italy (CNR) and EC (EUFAR, EO-MINERS and GEO-CRADEL) Contact: Email: bendor@tauex.tau.ac.il Phone: 03-6407049 Another […] Read More >

Prof. CARMELI Shmuel

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Prof. CHAMOVITZ Daniel

Daniel Chamovitz grew up in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, and studied at both Columbia University and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, where he received his Ph.D. in Genetics. From 1993 to 1996 he carried out postdoctoral research at Yale University before accepting a faculty position at Tel Aviv University. In 2002, Prof. Chamovitz was a visiting scientist […] Read More >

Leading Researchers:

The Laboratory of Oral-Mucosal Stem Cell Regeneration and Enzymatic Dental Therapeutics

The Laboratory of Oral-Mucosal Stem Cell Regeneration and Enzymatic Dental Therapeutics is charting new frontiers in the realm of regenerative medicine and dental care. Harnessing the potent capabilities of stem cells derived from the oral mucosa, the research endeavors not only target the restoration of oral structures but also broader applications, such as bone regeneration […] Read More >

Leading Researchers:

GepnerLab – Health and Exercise Science

Our research focuses on understanding the impact of exercise training, combined with dietary strategies on physiology and metabolic changes across a range of populations. Specific Research interests/topics: Our primary research interests revolve around comprehending the effects of exercise training and dietary strategies on muscle mass, adipose distribution, metabolism, and performance across diverse populations. We employs a […] Read More >

Leading Researchers:

The Lab for Protein Engineering and Drug Discovery

Modulation of protein-protein interactions is a key for a broad range of biotechnological applications. In our lab, we are developing unique approaches from small molecules, peptides, and optimized proteins to inhibit specific interactions. We are utilizing advanced computational, biophysical and cellular biology techniques.  Specific Research interests: • Engineering of unique Immune modulators • Engineering of optimized proteins […] Read More >

Leading Researchers:

Plant Evolution, Bioinformatics, and Genomics Laboratory

Our main research interests are concerned with the broad field of plant genomics and evolution. We use comparative, bioinformatics approaches to gain insights into the fascinating evolutionary dynamics of plant genomes. In this process, we develop novel computational tools, based on machine learning, reinforcement learning, and advanced probabilistic evolutionary models to infer functional regions and […] Read More >

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Plant Molecular Genetics Lab

Research field: Developing next-generation multi-targeted CRISPR genetic toolboxes to uncover hidden traits: The Shani lab develops next-generation genetics tools that enhance basic plant research and crop resilience. The need to accelerate crop breeding programs has never been greater, as the world population is exponentially increasing, the climate is changing, and resources are limited. Breeding relies on […] Read More >

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The Plant Diseases and Fungal Biology Lab

Research field: Biology of plant pathogenic fungi and their interactions with plants, Isolation of disease resistance genes from wild plant species and their use in development of disease resistant wheat. Specific Research interests/topics: Biology of plant pathogenic fungi Development of chemical-free method to control plant diseases Wheat improvement through genetic transformation and gene editing Research […] Read More >

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The Plant Ecology and Evolution Lab

In the Plant Ecology and Evolution lab, we study varying aspects of plant responses to their environment. We seek to learn the plastic responses and decisions plants make under changing environmental conditions, how plants evolve in response to these changes and the way these responses can be applied to deal with environmental issues, such as […] Read More >

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The Plant Evolutionary Ecology laboratory

Research field: The Plant Evolutionary Ecology laboratory studies the interface between genetic and ecology to understand plant evolution. We use ecological, genomics and functional genetic approaches to gain insights into the evolutionary mechanisms governing plant adaptations. We are studying the role of climatic conditions and pollinators in ecological speciation, and plants adaptation to climate change. […] Read More >

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Sessa Lab- Boosting plant immunity to increase crop yields

The main interest of our laboratory is to study of molecular mechanisms that govern plant immunity and susceptibility to bacterial pathogens. On the plant side, we use molecular biology, functional genomics and proteomics approaches to dissect recognition events and signal transduction pathways that mediate immunity. On the bacterial side, we apply genetic and biochemical strategies […] Read More >

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Abiotic Stress and Plant Development Laboratory

Research in the laboratory focusses on the interfaces of development and cell biology with abiotic stress responses in plants. We study signaling mechanisms that increase plant tolerance to drought and salt stress and increase water use efficiency. We are also interested in signaling mechanisms which regulate secondary cell wall formation in plants and the regulation […] Read More >

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