Principal Investigators

Assaf Distelfeld

Associate Professor, Department of Evolutionary and Environmental Biology Director, Institute of EvolutionOffice: Multi-Purpose Building, room 240 | Phone: 972-4-8288328Email: adistelfe@univ.haifa.ac.il Subject: Cereal evolution and domestication, particular interest in wheat nutritional value, flowering time and seed morphology.

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Sarit Avrani

Ph.D., Lecturer, Department of evolutionary and environmental biologyOffice: Multi-Purpose Building, Room 80| Phone: 972-4-8240617 | Lab: 972-4-8240179Email:savrani@univ.haifa.ac.ilSubject: Aquatic Microbial Interactions

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Tzion Fahima

Professor, Department of Evolutionary and Environmental BiologyDirector of the Institute of Evolution during 2013-2019Office: Multi-Purpose Building, Room 212 | Phone: 972-4-8240-784 | Fax: 972-4-8288-602Email: tfahima@evo.haifa.ac.ilSubject: Plant genomics; genomics of plant disease resistance; characterization, utilization and conservation of wild cereals.

Isabella Grishkan

Ph.D., Senior LecturerOffice: Multi-Purpose Building, Room 149 | Phone: 972-4-8249-697 | Fax: 972-4-8288-235Email: bella@evo.haifa.ac.ilSubject: Diversity and ecology of soil microfungi

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Moshe Inbar

Professor, Department of Evolutionary and Environmental BiologyOffice: Multi-Purpose Building, Room 70| Phone: 972-4-8288-767 | Fax: 972-4-8288-779Email: minbar@research.haifa.ac.ilSubject: Animal – plant interactions

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Professor, Department of Evolutionary and Environmental BiologyOffice: Eshkol Building, 21st floor, room 2115 | Phone: 04-8249025 | Fax: 972-4-8288-763Email: izhaki@research.haifa.ac.ilSubject: Ecology of plant-animal interactions

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Tamar Krugman

Ph.D., Senior Researcher, Curator of the Wild Cereal Gene Bank (ICGB)Office: Multi-Purpose Building, Room 236 | Phone: 972-4-8240-783 | Fax: 972-4-8288678Email: tkrugman@evo.haifa.ac.ilSubject: Collection, preservation and genetic studies in wild cereals from Israel. Identification of genes associated with drought resistance and high grain protein in wild emmer wheat, Triticum dicoccoides, and wild barley, Hordeum spontaneum, for crop improvement

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Ph.D., Senior Lecturer, Department of Evolutionary and Environmental BiologyOffice: Multi-Purpose Building, Room 198/3 | Phone: 972-4-8240-683 | Fax: 972-4-8288-235Email: alivnat@univ.haifa.ac.ilSubject: Evolutionary theory; population genetics; the evolution of sex and recombination; mutational mechanisms;modularity; conflict and cooperation; research at the interface of theoretical computer science and evolutionary biology

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Irena Manov M.D.

Associate ProfessorOffice: Multi-Purpose Building, Room 224 | Phone: 972-4-6647954 | Mobile: 972-545243408Email: irena.manov@univ.haifa.ac.il | irenamanov@gmail.comSubject: Evolution, aging and cancer: tumor suppressive mechanisms and anti-inflammatory network in long-lived, hypoxia-tolerant subterranean rodent, Spalax

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Eyal Privman

Ph.D., Lecturer, Department of Evolutionary and Environmental BiologyOffice: Multi-Purpose Building, Room 216 | Phone: 972-545224888Email: eprivman@univ.haifa.ac.ilSubject: Evolution of social insects, evolution of social structure, evolution of sex determination, evolution of olfaction and chemical communication, evolutionary genomics, population genomics, inference of selectionpressures and adaptive evolution

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Ph.D., Senior ResearcherOffice: Multi-Purpose Building, Room 229 | Phone: 972-4-8288-038 | Fax: 972-4-8288-678Email: eugenia@research.haifa.ac.ilSubject: Population and evolutionary genetics of Drosophila, sexual selection and isolation, genetic bases of heat adaptation, molecular evolution


Olga Raskina

Ph.D., Senior ResearcherOffice: Multi-Purpose Building, Room 149 | Phone: 972-4-8240-785 | Fax: 972-4-8288-235Email: raskina@research.haifa.ac.ilSubject: Evolution and speciation of wild wheats; microevolution; repetitive DNA in plant evolution; molecular cytogenetics

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Ram Reshef

Ph.D., Senior Lecturer, Department of Evolutionary and Environmental Biology Phone: 972-4-8288-946 | Email: reshefr@sci.haifa.ac.il Subject: Vertebrate Developmental Biology and Evolution

Nir Sapir

Ph.D., Senior Lecturer, Department of Evolutionary and Environmental BiologyOffice: Beit Sala, Room 108 | Phone: 972-4-6647966Email: nirs@sci.haifa.ac.ilSubject: Animal flight

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Imad Shams

Ph.D., LecturerOffice: Multi-Purpose Building, Room 224| Phone: 972-4-8249972 | Fax: 972-4-8288-235Email: imad.shams@univ.haifa.ac.ilDepartment website: http://deeb.haifa.ac.il/Subject: Physiological and molecular adaptations to environmental stress in mammals

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Sagi Snir

Associate Professor, Department of Evolutionary and Environmental BiologyOffice: Multi-Purpose Building, Room M14 | Phone: 972-4-8288-774 | Fax: 972-4-8288-788Email: ssagi@research.haifa.ac.ilSubject: Evolution in particular Microbial and Non Tree-Like Evolution, Mathematical and Phylogenetics, Computational Genomics, Graph Theory and Combinatorial Optimization"

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Eran Tauber

Associate Professor, Department of Evolutionary and Environmental Biology Office: Multi-Purpose Building, room 222 | Phone: 972-4-8288784Email: etauber@univ.haifa.ac.il Subject: The genetics of the circadian clock and seasonal timing, with particular interest in natural genetic variation, population genetics and molecular evolution.

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Ph.D., ResearcherOffice: Multi-Purpose Building, Room 224 | Phone: 972-4-8249-697 | Fax: 972-4-8288-235Email: temina@research.haifa.ac.ilSubject : Taxonomy, diversity, ecology, phytogeography, and biochemistry of lichens; bioindicationLichens and lichenicolous fungi of Israel

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