Research Fellows

Sare Asli 

Ph.D., Senior Researcher at the Institute of Applied Research

Manager of the Institute of Science Education 

Galilee Society, Phone number:  053-5521471 


Subject: The fundamentals and application of physico-chemical and biological processes in natural and engineered aquatic systems 

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Mark Band

Functional Genomics Core Director. 

The Carver Biotechnology CenterUniversity of Illinois, 1201 W. Gregory Dr.Urbana, IL 61801Office Phone: 217 244 3930Email: Subject:  High throughput expression and SNP analysis. Microbiome ribosomal sequencing on Illumina and PacBio platforms.


Mahmud Diab

Ph.D., Independent researcher at the Institute of Applied Research, The Galilee Society, Shefa-Amr, Israel Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Rise Nano Optics Ltd, Haifa 

Research Interests

My research interest focuses on two main areas:

1. We are developing 3D structures for efficient and cost-effective (photo) electrochemical energy production. And for water purification via a large-scale and cheap process.

2. We are developing nano-agriculture technology to enhance the germination rate and increase the crop's biomas


Sariel Hübner

Ph.D., Senior Lecturer, Department of Biotechnology, Tel-Hai Academic CollageOffice Phone:

Research Interests

In my research I integrate experimental ecology and crop science with high-throughput genomics and bioinformatics to study the genetics of adaptation, speciation and domestication in crop plants and their wild relatives. Much of my work focuses on identifying the genetic changes that underlie the formation of new varieties and species, and more generally, the genotype-phenotype-environment interaction. Current projects include: 1) Domestication genomics in sunflower 2) Introgression and adaptation in sunflower 3) Genomic basis of perenniality in cereals 4) Evolutionary genomics and adaptation in wild barley

Eugene V. Koonin

Adjunct ProfessorOffice: Multi-Purpose Building, Room 149 | Phone: 972-4-8240-447 | Fax: 972-4-8288-235Email: koonin@ncbi.nolm.nih.govSubject: Evolutionary systems biology: emergence and evolution of genomics, comparison of prokaryotic and eukaryotic genomes

Ephraim Shmaya Lansky, M.D.


Pawel Michalak

Professor, Edward Via College of Osteopathic MedicineCenter for One Health Research, Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine· Institute of Evolution, University of Haifa, Israel· Biocomplexity Institute, Virginia TechOffice Phone: 540-231-6904  Email:pmichalak@vcom.vt.eduSubject: Comparative genomics and evolution, Hybrid genomes and phenotypes, Genome reconfigurations due to hybridization,polyploidization, and cancer, Genome regulation and genetic conflicts, The evolution of stress resistance 

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Alan R. Templeton

ProfessorOffice: Multi-Purpose Building, Room 149 | Phone: 972-4-8240-447 | Fax: 972-4-8288-235Email: temple_a@wustl.eduSubject: Evolution of HIV, evolutionary and conservation biology, genetic variability, molecular genetics, natural selection