The Institute of Evolution (IoE)

Established in the University of Haifa at 1977 by prof. Eviatar Nevo, includes 12 faculty members (members of the Department of Evolutionary and Environmental Biology) and more than 20 affiliated scientists with PhD degrees.

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Institute News

The Institute of Evolution is proud to congratulate Sagi Snir on receiving full professorship!

Prof. Snir’s achievements made substantial contributions to computational evolutionary biology by developing new powerful methods for phylogenetic reconstruction (quartet methods and supertrees); identification of horizontal gene transfer and reconstruction of phylogenetic networks; and using the “universal pacemaker” approach for accurate analysis of epigenetic phenomena (DNA methylation, aging and tumor evolution).

Congratulations to Prof. Assaf Distelfeld and Dr. Valentyna Klymiuk, a recent alumna of the Institute for the Nature paper!

Congratulations to our member Prof. Tzion Fahima who was recognized by the US-Israel Binational Agricultural Research and Development Fund (BARD), as world-class contributors to combating food insecurity.

Scientific Seminars

The presented lectures deal mainly with the hot topics in evolutionary biology, molecular genetics, genomics, and ecology. The seminars are delivered by expert lecturers and distinguished visitors in a relaxed environment.

At this point, the seminars will be held online on Mondays at 12 pm

2021 seminar series:

Seminars 2021