We elucidate the structures, activities, and dynamical properties of living matter, from single macromolecules to living systems. Our research uses state-of-the-art techniques in electron microscopy, diffraction, nuclear magnetic resonance, molecular dynamics, mass spectrometry, and single-molecule spectroscopy. Our department is highly interdisciplinary, at the interface of Biology, Chemistry, and Physics. See the Research page for more details.

News

Lavi Bigman - JBC paper

Congratulations to Lavi Bigman from Koby Levy's group for his paper (JBC, in press) on resolving a controversy regarding GroEL’s mechanism of action

August 18, 2019

Aliza Katz receives a poster award in the Israel Crystallography Association meeting in the Technion

Aliza Katz from Ron Diskin's group received a poster award in the Israel Crystallography Association Meeting that took place at the Technion in June 2019

June 18, 2019

Neta Varsano receives the Dimitris N. Chorafas Prize of Excellence

 Neta Varsano from Lia Addadi's group received the Dimitris N. Chorafas Prize of excellence in recognition of her PhD accomplishments at the 2019 Annual Graduation Ceremony
 

July 10, 2019

Prof. Ada Yonath - Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2009

For studies of the structure and function of the ribosome

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Events

  • Date:
    03

    Tuesday

    September 2019

    Hour: 14:00 - 15:00,Location: Gerhard M.J. Schmidt Lecture Hall
    Event name: Dissecting the Axoneme Structure: New Insights into an Old Organelle

    Dr. Ron Orbach, Dept. of Molecular Biophysics & Biochemistry Yale University

  • Date:
    22

    Sunday

    September 2019

    Hour: 14:00 - 15:00,Location: Gerhard M.J. Schmidt Lecture Hall
    Event name: The Long and Winding Road: From HIV Reverse Transcriptase Structure to Five Therapeutic Drugs, and New Insights into Viral Assembly and Maturation

    Prof. Eddy Arnold, Board of Governors Professor and Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Rutgers University