Principal Investigators

Assaf Distelfeld

Professor, Department of Evolutionary and Environmental Biology Director, Institute of EvolutionOffice: Multi-Purpose Building, room 214 | 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

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.

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Isabella Grishkan

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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Abraham Korol

Professor, Emeritus Department of Evolutionary and Environmental BiologyDirector of the Institute of Evolution during 2009-2013Office: Multi-Purpose Building, Room 217 | Phone: 972-4-8240-449 | Fax: 972-4-8288-788Email:korol@research.haifa.ac.ilSubject: Population genetics, evolution of sex and recombination, evolution of domestication, sequence comparisons on the above-gene level; genome mapping

Tamar Krugman

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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Associate Professor, Department of Evolutionary and Environmental BiologyOffice: Multi-Purpose Building, Room 220 | Phone: 972-4-6647990 Email: 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

Senior 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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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

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

Senior Lecturer, Department of Evolutionary and Environmental Biology Phone: 972-4-8288-960 Email: reshefr@sci.haifa.ac.il Subject: Vertebrate Developmental Biology and Evolution

Nir Sapir

Associate Professor, 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

Senior 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

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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ResearcherOffice: Multi-Purpose Building, Room 149 | 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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