Ph.D. Degree Recipients - Graduation Ceremony 2006

Name Title of Thesis Advisor/s Department
Jakub Abramson Examination of functional role(s) of the mast cell function - associated antigen (MAFA) Prof. Israel Pecht Immunology
Yevgenia Apartsin Characterization of concavifiable preferences in terms of demand Prof. Yakar Kannai Mathematics
Gali Arad-Haase Mechanistic analysis of translesion DNA synthesis (Error-Prone Repair) Prof. Zvi Livneh Biological Chemistry
Katya Arnold Neuregulin-induced activation of epithelial cell motility: differential regulation of lamellipodia and focal adhesion formation at the free and contacting cell edges Prof. Alexander Bershadsky Molecular Cell Biology
Reit Artzi-Gerlitz Adsorption of organized organic monolayers as a means of modifying the electronic and magnetic properties of GaAs surface Prof. Ron Naaman Chemical Physics
Roee Atlas Identification of tau mRNA-binding proteins and analysis of their role in P19 neurons Prof. Irith Ginzburg Neurobiology
Sharon Avkin Analysis of translesion DNA synthesis in mammalian cells Prof. Zvi Livneh
Prof. Rivka Dikstein
Biological Chemistry
Sharon Ayal Genomics of wheat domestication Prof. Avraham Levy Plant Sciences
Sharon Bakalash Immune involvement in glaucoma Prof. Michal Schwartz Neurobiology
Evgeniy Bart Object recognition and classification with limited training data Prof. Shimon Ullman Computer Science and Applied Mathematics
Reut Bartoov-Shifman Gene characterization and physiological role of beta-cell specific GPCRs Prof. Michael Walker Biological Chemistry
Debbie Baute The formation mechanism of porous materials and the coordination environment of transition metal active sites Prof. Daniella Goldfarb Chemical Physics
Tehila Ben-Moshe Examining the physiological role of caspase-8 in health and disease using the Cre/loxP system Prof. David Wallach Biological Chemistry
Efrat Ben-Zeev Molecular recognition in biology: combining biological information and bioinformatics with protein-protein docking Prof. Ephraim Katchalski-Katzir
Dr. Miriam Eisenstein
Biological Chemistry
Dmitry Bibichkov Analysis and modeling for population activity in the primary visual cortex Prof. Michael Tsodyks Neurobiology
Zohar Biron Structural study of the membrane proximal domain of the HIV-1 envelope protein gp41 Prof. Jacob Anglister Structural Biology
Elena Butovsky Changes in gene expression upon exposure to cannabinoids Prof. Zvi Vogel Neurobiology
Oleg Butovsky Microglial immunomodulation: insights into the mechanisms of "protective autoimmunity" Prof. Michal Schwartz Neurobiology
Xiumei Cao The role of meiosis activating sterol (MAS) in rat oocyte maturation: synthesis and relation with gonadotropin Prof. Alexander Tsafriri Biological Regulation
Raanan Carmieli Study of metal binding site in metalloproteins and peptid-membrane interaction by advanced EPR spectroscopy Prof. Daniella Goldfarb Chemical Physics
Alexander Cherlin Low-mass dielectron production in Pb-Au collisions at 158 GeV using the upgraded CERES spectrometer Prof. Itzhak Tserruya Particle Physics
Ami Citri Regulation of ErbB-receptor tyrosine kinases by Hsp90 Prof. Yosef Yarden Biological Regulation
Eytan Cohen Purification of Na,K-ATPase expressed in Pichia Pastoris. Detection of specific lipid-protein interactions Prof. Steven Karlish Biological Chemistry
Miriam Cohen The role of hyaluronan in early stages of cell-surface adhesion Prof. Benjamin Geiger
Prof. Lia Addadi
Molecular Cell Biology
Galit Cohen-Ben-Lulu Interactions that affect the switch motor complex in E. coli Prof. Michael Eisenbach Biological Chemistry
Miriam Cohen-Kandli The involvement of AKAPs in modulating PKA action in the control of meiosis in oocytes Prof. Nava Dekel Biological Regulation
Arik Cooper Cell attachment and entry by naked hepatitis B virus capsids: mechanism and physiological roles Prof. Yosef Shaul Molecular Genetics
Shay Covo Translesion DNA synthesis mediated by DNA polymerase U and the repair of complex double-strand breaks Prof. Zvi Livneh Biological Chemistry
David Dangoor VIP: design and synthesis of novel analogs and elucidating potential mechanisms effecting sexual function Prof. Matityahu Fridkin
Prof. Ilana Gozes
Organic Chemistry
Ayelet Dar Mechanism of CXCR4-regulated SDF-1 availability by bone marrow endothelial and stromal cells Prof. Tsvee Lapidot Immunology
Dori Derdikman Dynamic representations of whisking and touch in the rat whisker system: Optical imaging and electrophysiology Prof. Ehud Ahissar
Dr. Amos Arieli
Neurobiology
Leon Eisen Resonance domain surface relief grantings for light-guiding planar configurations Prof. Asher A. Friesem
Prof. Michael Golub
Physics of Complex Systems
Asa Eitan Biogenesis, structure, and function of FstY, the signal recognition particle-receptor of E. coli Prof. Eitan Bibi Biological Chemistry
Ran Eliash Studies on the origin of chirality: Homochiral peptide from racemates by lattice-controlled reactions Prof. Meir Lahav
Prof. Leslie Leiserowitz
Materials and Interfaces
Eyal Emmanuel The role of the mismatch-repair machinery in maintenance of genome stability and plasticity in Arabidopsis thaliana Prof. Avraham Levy Plant Sciences
Eran Eyal Predicting side chain conformations and stability of mutants using contact surface areas Prof. Meir Edelman
Dr. Vladimir Sobolev
Plant Sciences
Ofer Fainaru Transcriptional rgulation of TGFb mediated dendritic cell development and function by Runx3 Prof. Yoram Groner Molecular Genetics
Ofer Feinerman Unidimensional dissociated neural cultures Prof. Elisha Moses Physics of Complex Systems
Lilach Friedman Antibodies to the ERbB family of growth factor receptors and secreted ErbB molecules: Effect on internalization, degradation, activation and tumor growth Prof. Michael Sela
Prof. Yosef Yarden
Immunology
Maria Gabriella Fuzesi Interaction between the regulatory gamma subunit and the Na,KATPase, and other proteins in kidney membranes Prof. Steven Karlish Biological Chemistry
Amos Gdalyahu Neuronal Migration is Mediated by JNK (C-Jun N-terminal Kinase) Phosphorylation on DCX (doublecortin) Prof. Orly Reiner Molecular Genetics
Javier Groshaus Low temperature absorption spectroscopy of a 2D electron system in magnetic field Prof. Israel Bar-Joseph Condensed Matter Physics
Einav Gross Structures and mechnisms of enzymes that generate disulfide bonds in the endoplasmic reticulum Prof. Deborah Fass Structural Biology
Yossi Gudovitch A design based study of distance learning laboratory activities in earth sciences Prof. Nir Orion Science Teaching
Supratim Guha Ray The study of electronic properties of organized organic thin films Prof. Ron Naaman Chemical Physics
Shlomit Hanz Retrograde transport from axon to nucleus: a role for nuclear import factors Prof. Mike Fainzilber Biological Chemistry
Dan Harnik Topics on the efficiency and complexity of secure computation and oblivious transfer Prof. Moni Naor Computer Science and Applied Mathematics
Iyad Ali Hasan Suwan Multiscale methods in molecular dynamics Prof. Achi Brandt
Dr. Valery Ilyin
Computer Science and Applied Mathematics
Avia Herschkovitz Molecular mechanisms underlying obesity-induced insulin resistance Prof. Yehiel Zick Molecular Cell Biology
Hege Hvattum Divon Nutritional adaptation of fusarium oxysporum during plant invasion Prof. Robert Fluhr Plant Sciences
Tomer Israely Angiogenesis in ovarian transplantation Prof. Michal Neeman
Prof. Alexander Tsafriri
Biological Regulation
Mikhail Katkov Inverse modeling of human contrast response Prof. Dov Sagi
Prof. Michael Tsodyks
Neurobiology
Menachem Katz EGFR-signaling: its role in cell migration, and its regulation by vesicular trafficking Prof. Yosef Yarden Biological Regulation
Nadav Katz Atom optics with Bose-Einstein condensation using optical potentials Prof. Nir Davidson Physics of Complex Systems
Uri Keshet Intergalactic shocks Prof. Eli Waxman Condensed Matter Physics
Maxim Khodas Transport properties of two-dimensional systems in the presence of disorder and spin-orbit interaction Prof. Alexander Finkelstein Condensed Matter Physics
Olga Kogan-Kotik Structural basis for editing and aminoacylation reactions in T.Thermophilus phenylalanyl-tRNA synthetase Prof. Mark Safro Structural Biology
Amos Korman Static and dynamic labeling schemes Prof. David Peleg
Prof. Shay Kutten
Computer Science and Applied Mathematics
Tova Kvatinsky Practice of probabiity teaching: a comparative analysis of teaching probability in classes of different levels Prof. Ruhama Even Science Teaching
Aurelie Lachish-Zalait Translation of DNA molecules across the nuclear pore complex Prof. Michael Elbaum Materials and Interfaces
Smadar Lapter-Gertel Identification, expression and possible function of the Stro- - a novel mouse stromal truncated Ig- heavy chain Prof. Dov Zipori Molecular Cell Biology
Moshit Lindzen Structural and functional interactions between FXYD proteins and the Na, K-ATPase Prof. Haim Garty
Prof. Steven Karlish
Biological Chemistry
Vladimir Litvak Cellular functions and regulation of Nir2, a human homolog of the drosophila retina degeneration B protein Prof. Sima Lev Neurobiology
Galia Maayan New systems for oxidation reactions catalyzed by polyoxometalates Prof. Ronny Neumann Organic Chemistry
Victoria Malina Migratory pattern of genetically modified lymphocytes Prof. Zelig Eshhar Immunology
Shmuel Mangan The structure and function of the feed-forward loop, a network motif of transcription networks Prof. Uri Alon Molecular Cell Biology
David Margulies Logic operation at the molecular scale: molecular switches, logic gates and calculators Prof. Abraham Shanzer Organic Chemistry
Galit Mazooz Development of magnetic resonance imaging contrast material for in vivo mapping of tissue transglutaminase activity Prof. Michal Neeman Biological Regulation
Ron Milo Analyzing complex biological networks: Network motifs, super-families and towards dynamic proteomics Prof. Uri Alon Molecular Cell Biology
Dinorah Morvinski Functional analysis of chimeric T cell receptor in transgenic mice Prof. Zelig Eshhar Immunology
Roy Mukamel Neural processing in human sensory cortex - from single cells to network level Prof. Rafael Malach Neurobiology
Dan Oron Towards high spectral resolution nonlinear Raman microspectroscopy with femtosecond pulses Prof. Yaron Silberberg Physics of Complex Systems
Niv Papo The molecular basis for the differences in cellular toxicity and specificity of ALL-L and D,L-amino acid containing cytolytic peptides Prof. Yechiel Shai Biological Chemistry
Reshmi Parameswaran Role of activin A in B lymphopoiesis: a comparative study of normal and malignant conditions Prof. Dov Zipori Molecular Cell Biology
Avi Pe'er Broadband spectrally correlated light-properties, sources and applications Prof. Asher A. Friesem Physics of Complex Systems
Yair Pilpel Signal transduction pathways leading to synaptic plasticity in primary hippocampal neurons Prof. Menachem Segal Neurobiology
Parameswaran Ramakrishnan Mechanisms involved in the regulation and function of the NF-kB inducing kinase (NIK) Prof. David Wallach Biological Chemistry
Joseline Priya Ratnam Regulation of the expression and ubiquitination of the N-methyl D-aspartate receptor in a heterologous system by neurofilament-light Prof. Vivian Teichberg Neurobiology
Dana Ravid Multiple roles of Caveolin-1 in tumor cell biology: implications in cancer progression Prof. Mordechai Liscovitch Biological Regulation
Merav Revach Biochemical and functional analysis of the TFIID subunit TAF4b Prof. Rivka Dikstein Biological Chemistry
Micah Robinson Interactions between v-SNAREs and ARF-GAPs in post-Golgi transport Prof. Jeffrey Gerst Molecular Genetics
Laila Catalina Roisman Interferon: from structure to function Prof. Gideon Schreiber Biological Chemistry
Cintia Roodveldt Understanding the divergence of new enzyme functions in nature through in vitro evolution Prof. Dan Tawfik Biological Chemistry
Nitzan Rosenfeld Design principles of gene networks: A systems-level study of genetic circuits Prof. Uri Alon Molecular Cell Biology
Dror Sagi Structural and functional effects of bacterial proteins on DNA Prof. Joel Stavans Physics of Complex Systems
Ilan Samish Local Structural Motifs Involved in Helical Membrane Protein Assembly and Dynamic Function; An in-silico Study Grounded in Experimental Evidence Prof. Avigdor Scherz Plant Sciences
Avraham Olivier Samson Acetylcholine receptor inhibition by a-neurotoxins: structure and mechanism by NMR Prof. Jacob Anglister Structural Biology
Shaibal Kanti Sarkar Surface properties of semiconductor nanocrystals Prof. Gary Hodes Materials and Interfaces
Ester Miriam Schallmach Differential regulation of adenylyl cyclase type II by acute and chronic opiate agonist exposure Prof. Zvi Vogel Neurobiology
Tamar Debora Schirman-Hildesheim Local GnRH-gonadotropin axes in the pituitary and ovary of the female rat Prof. Yitzhak Koch
Prof. Zvi Vogel
Neurobiology
Christoph Schuffenhauer Synthesis and properties of closed cage nanostructures (IF) from group 5 transition-metal chalcogenides Prof. Reshef Tenne Materials and Interfaces
Tamar Seeman Superalgebras and Young diagrams Prof. Amitai Regev Mathematics
Hezi Shaked The role of chromatin remodeling in homologous recombination in arabidopsis Prof. Avraham Levy Plant Sciences
Amalia Shalom-Gothilf Protective aspects of innate immunity in recovery form spinal cord injury Prof. Michal Schwartz Neurobiology
Revital Shamri Chemokine activation of lymphocyte integrins at endothelial contacts under shear flow: implications for adhesion and migration across blood vessels Prof. Ronen Alon Immunology
Nir Shani Truncated cell receptor b molecules target the mitochondria as tail-anchored proteins and induce apoptosis in both T cells and non-T cells Prof. Dov Zipori Molecular Cell Biology
Hagit Shapiro The function of G protein coupled - receptors specifically expressed in pancreatic beta cells Prof. Michael Walker Biological Chemistry
Arkady Shechter Spin-related phenomena in two-dimensional ballistic electron systems Prof. Alexander Finkelstein Condensed Matter Physics
Liora Shiftan Development of magnetic resonance imaging contrast material for detection and measurement of hyaluronidase activity Prof. Michal Neeman Biological Regulation
Galit Shohat A molecular analysis of DAP-kinase: regulation and mode of action Prof. Adi Kimchi Molecular Genetics
Keren Shtiegman Epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) trafficking: multiple regulatory mechanisms involving both the ubiquitin and the endocytic machinery-implications for human lung cancer Prof. Yosef Yarden Biological Regulation
Indranil Sinha Phosphorylation of Nedd4-2 by different protein kinases and its role in the activation of the epithelial sodium channel (ENaC) Prof. Haim Garty Biological Chemistry
Dorit Sloboda Rozner Oxidation catalysis by metal substituted polyoxometalates Prof. Ronny Neumann Organic Chemistry
Ariel Solomon Real time structure-function studies of the catalytic zinc sites of the cancer-associated proteases TACE and MT1-MMP Prof. Irit Sagi Structural Biology
Inna Solomonov Monitoring and controlling crystal nucleation of cholesterol and synthetic malaria pigment: relevance to biomineralization and antimalarial drug design Prof. Leslie Leiserowitz
Prof. Ada Yonath
Materials and Interfaces
Asaf Spiegel Mechanisms regulating proliferation differentiation and motility of hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells Prof. Tsvee Lapidot Immunology
Jimmy Stehberg The role of the gustatory cortex and its connections in taste learning and memory in the rat Prof. Yadin Dudai Neurobiology
David Steiner Bone marrow transplantation across major genetic barrier: the role of different immuno-regulatory cells Prof. Yair Reisner Immunology
Anna Sterkin processing of linguistic and non-linguistic information Prof. Rafael Malach
Dr. Avi Karni
Neurobiology
Arul Subramanian Functional analysis of Shortstop and Thrombospondin in Drosophila tendon cell differentiation Prof. Talila Volk Molecular Genetics
Marcin Szwed Encoding of object location during active vibrissal touch Prof. Ehud Ahissar Neurobiology
Zohar Tiran Functional inter-relationships between protein tyrosine phosphastase alpha and epsilon Prof. Ari Elson Molecular Genetics
Selena Trajkovic-Bodennec Biochemical and molecular effects of glucosylceramide accumulation in Gaucher disease Prof. Anthony Futerman Biological Chemistry
Konstantin Tsigutkin Investigation of electric fields in plasmas under pulsed currents Prof. Yitzhak Maron Particle Physics
Maxym Vasylyev Polyoxometalate-organic complexes: Synthesis, structural properties and applications Prof. Ronny Neumann Organic Chemistry
Gloria Volohonsky The Molecular mechanism of drosophila HOW proteins in controlling mRNA expression Prof. Talila Volk Molecular Genetics
Xiaolan Wang Neuronal signals encoding intentions to look revealed by free-choice memory-saccades Prof. Shabtai Barash Neurobiology
Meni Wanunu Coordination nanostructure based on branched building blocks Prof. Israel Rubinstein Materials and Interfaces
Gera Weiss State nullification by output feedback Prof. Zvi Artstein
Prof. Amir Pnueli
Computer Science and Applied Mathematics
Lilach Weisz Association of mutant p53 with altered gene expression in cancer Prof. Varda Rotter
Prof. Moshe Oren
Molecular Cell Biology
Ehud Wieder The continuous-discrete approach for designing P2P networks and algorithms Prof. Moni Naor Computer Science and Applied Mathematics
Eilon Woolf Transcriptional regulation of T cell development and function by Runx3 Prof. Yoram Groner Molecular Genetics
Elizabeth Yehuda Characterization of meiotic recombination in arabidopsis thaliana Prof. Avraham Levy Plant Sciences
Shira Yochelis Gov-Ary Formation mechanisms of chemical bath deposited semiconductor nanocrystals Prof. Gary Hodes Materials and Interfaces
Uri Zadok Structure and function of retinal proteins: a study using tailored artificial pigments Prof. Mordechai Sheves Organic Chemistry
Amir Zalcenstein Mutant p53 and aberrant gene expression patterns in cancer Prof. Varda Rotter
Prof. Moshe Oren
Molecular Cell Biology
Alexandra Zanin-Zhorov Innate HSP60-T cell interactions: effects on T-cell chemotaxis, cytokine phenotype and intracellular signaling cascades - in vitro and in vivo Prof. Irun Robert Cohen
Prof. Ofer Lider
Immunology
Paul Zaslansky Human tooth structure-function relations: a study of mechanisms of stress distribution during masticatin Prof. Steve Weiner
Prof. Asher A. Friesem
Structural Biology
Alon Zaslaver Design principles in the transcription network of E. coli Prof. Uri Alon Molecular Cell Biology
Hailin Zheng Design, synthesis and evaluation of novel metal binding molecules as potential agents in the control of neurodegenerative diseases Prof. Matityahu Fridkin Organic Chemistry
Ming-Chao Zhong The autoimmune T-cell response against a new encephalitogen, oligodendrocyte-specific protein (OSP), in the context of antigenic multiplicity in multiple sclerosis (MS) Prof. Avraham Ben Nun Immunology

M.Sc. Degree Recipients - Graduation Ceremony 2006

Name Advisor/s Field of Study Depatrment
Zafrit Agmon Prof. Yadin Dudai Life Sciences Neurobiology
Ronny Aloni Prof. Doron Lancet Life Sciences Molecular Genetics
Talia Amar (Shapira) Prof. Uzy Smilansky Physical Sciences Physics of Complex Systems
Alon Amir Dr. Abraham Zangen Physical Sciences Neurobiology
Cher Ashtamker Prof. Robert Fluhr Life Sciences Plant Sciences
Assaf Avidan Prof. Yaron Silberberg Physical Sciences Physics of Complex Systems
Tali Avnit-Sagi Prof. Michael Walker Life Sciences Biological Chemistry
Michal Ayalon Prof. Ruhama Even Science Teaching Science Teaching
Avihay Bar Ilan Prof. Yair Reisner Life Sciences Immunology
Arren Bar-Even Dr. Yitzhak Pilpel Life Sciences Molecular Genetics
Omri Barak Prof. Michael Tsodyks Life Sciences Neurobiology
David Baram Prof. Ada Yonath Life Sciences Structural Biology
Uri Barenholz Prof. David Peleg
Prof. Uriel Feige
Mathematics and Computer Science Computer Science and Applied Mathematics
Avi Barliya Prof. Tamar Flash Mathematics and Computer Science Computer Science and Applied Mathematics
Frida Belinky Prof. Avraham Levy Life Sciences Plant Sciences
Keren Ben Yaakov Prof. Mike Fainzilber Life Sciences Biological Chemistry
Tuval Ben Yehezkel Prof. Ehud Shapiro Life Sciences Biological Chemistry
Eliyahu Biton Dr. Hezi Gildor Chemical Sciences Environmental Sciences and Energy Research
Moshe Blank Prof. Michal Irani Mathematics and Computer Science Computer Science and Applied Mathematics
Itai Bloch Prof. Yechiel Shai Chemical Sciences Biological Chemistry
Nataliya Borodovsky Dr. Gil Levkowitz Life Sciences Molecular Cell Biology
Michael Brand Prof. Yakar Kannai Mathematics and Computer Science Mathematics
Ran Brosh Prof. Varda Rotter Life Sciences Molecular Cell Biology
Yana Butenko Prof. Rony Seger Life Sciences Biological Regulation
Nitzan Censor Prof. Dov Sagi
Dr. Abraham Zangen
Life Sciences Neurobiology
Ariel Cohen Prof. Uri Alon Life Sciences Molecular Cell Biology
Dror Cohen Prof. Orly Reiner
Prof. Menachem Segal
Life Sciences Molecular Genetics
Eyal Cohen Prof. Menachem Segal Life Sciences Neurobiology
Noam Cohen Prof. Irun Robert Cohen Life Sciences Immunology
Offir Cohen Prof. Ilya Averbukh Physical Sciences Chemical Physics
Devora Cohen-Karni Prof. Eitan Bibi Chemical Sciences Biological Chemistry
Tzahi Cohen-Karni Dr. Ernesto Joselevich Chemical Sciences Materials and Interfaces
Ronen Deitch Prof. Ronen Basri
Dr. Meirav Galun
Mathematics and Computer Science Computer Science and Applied Mathematics
Michael Dinerstein Prof. Shimon Ullman Mathematics and Computer Science Computer Science and Applied Mathematics
Zeev Dvir Prof. Ran Raz Mathematics and Computer Science Computer Science and Applied Mathematics
Alex Eckstein Prof. Bat-Sheva Eylon
Prof. Avi Hofstein
Science Teaching Science Teaching
Asaf Efrima Prof. David Peleg Mathematics and Computer Science Computer Science and Applied Mathematics
Manny Eisenbach Prof. Elior Peles Life Sciences Molecular Cell Biology
Avital Eisenberg Prof. Adi Kimchi Life Sciences Molecular Genetics
Hadas Elhanany Dr. Eldad Tzahor Life Sciences Biological Regulation
Danya Elyashiv Prof. Michal Schwartz Life Sciences Neurobiology
Nir Esterman Dr. Anat Yarden Science Teaching Science Teaching
Erez Eyal Prof. Achi Brandt
Prof. Hadassa Degani
Life Sciences Computer Science and Applied Mathematics
Anat Florentin Prof. Benjamin Geiger Life Sciences Molecular Cell Biology
Oren Forkosh Prof. Ronen Basri Mathematics and Computer Science Computer Science and Applied Mathematics
Moti Fridman Prof. Asher A. Friesem
Prof. Nir Davidson
Physical Sciences Physics of Complex Systems
Garold Fuks Prof. Eytan Domany Mathematics and Computer Science Physics of Complex Systems
Maayan Gal Prof. Lucio Frydman Chemical Sciences Chemical Physics
Einat Goldberg Prof. Jacob Anglister Chemical Sciences Structural Biology
Yael Gore Prof. Idit Shachar Life Sciences Immunology
Dmitry Gourevitch Prof. Stephen Gelbart
Dr. Joseph Bernstein
Mathematics and Computer Science Mathematics
Ronen Gradwohl Prof. Omer Reingold Mathematics and Computer Science Computer Science and Applied Mathematics
Ranit Gruber Prof. Irit Sagi Chemical Sciences Structural Biology
Leor Gruendlinger Prof. Michael Tsodyks Life Sciences Neurobiology
Dvir Haviv Prof. Yosef Yomdin Mathematics and Computer Science Mathematics
Mohamed Hegaze Prof. Shimon Ullman Mathematics and Computer Science Computer Science and Applied Mathematics
Noa Hoffmann Prof. Dov Zipori Life Sciences Molecular Cell Biology
Ronny Ilan Prof. Ady Stern Physical Sciences Condensed Matter Physics
Aviad Itckovitc Prof. Ronny Neumann Chemical Sciences Organic Chemistry
Anna Itkin Prof. Gilad Haran Chemical Sciences Chemical Physics
Yachin Ivry Prof. Igor Lubomirsky Physical Sciences Materials and Interfaces
Neta-Lee Jacobson Prof. Dan Shahar
Prof. Reshef Tenne
Chemical Sciences Condensed Matter Physics
Marina Kalis Prof. Varda Rotter Life Sciences Molecular Cell Biology
Eyal Kamhi Prof. Joseph Sperling Life Sciences Organic Chemistry
Shai Kaplan Prof. Ehud Shapiro Life Sciences Biological Chemistry
Shulamit Kapon Prof. Bat-Sheva Eylon
Prof. Uri Ganiel
Science Teaching Science Teaching
Tanya Karakouz Prof. Israel Rubinstein Chemical Sciences Materials and Interfaces
Tamir Klein Prof. Avihai Danon Life Sciences Plant Sciences
Uri Klein Prof. Shimon Ullman Mathematics and Computer Science Computer Science and Applied Mathematics
Yael Klein Prof. Uri Alon Life Sciences Molecular Cell Biology
Yael Klin Prof. Zvi Vogel Life Sciences Neurobiology
Michael Kokotov Prof. Gary Hodes Chemical Sciences Materials and Interfaces
Zohar Komargodski Prof. Micha Berkooz
Prof. Ofer Aharony
Physical Sciences Particle Physics
Judith Korchia Prof. Avraham Levy Life Sciences Plant Sciences
Matan Koren Prof. Gad Galili Life Sciences Plant Sciences
Hadas Lapid Prof. Gideon Schreiber Mathematics and Computer Science Biological Chemistry
Michele Levi Dr. Tal Alexander Physical Sciences Condensed Matter Physics
Jasmine Linshiz Prof. Zvi Artstein
Prof. Edriss Titi
Mathematics and Computer Science Computer Science and Applied Mathematics
Noa Madar-Balakirski Prof. Yoram Salomon
Prof. Avigdor Scherz
Life Sciences Biological Regulation
Julia Mahamid Prof. Lia Addadi Chemical Sciences Structural Biology
Aviad Maizels Prof. Adi Shamir
Prof. Simon Litsyn
Mathematics and Computer Science Computer Science and Applied Mathematics
Eugenia Manevich Prof. Ronen Alon Life Sciences Immunology
Assaf Marcus Prof. Zelig Eshhar Life Sciences Immunology
Sharon Marko Prof. Ran Raz
Dr. Dana Ron-Goldreich
Mathematics and Computer Science Computer Science and Applied Mathematics
Tal Markus Prof. Ron Naaman Chemical Sciences Chemical Physics
Jada (R'ada) Massarwa Prof. Ben-Zion Shilo Life Sciences Molecular Genetics
Yaniv Meoded Prof. Amitai Regev Mathematics and Computer Science Mathematics
Yifat Merbl Prof. Irun Robert Cohen Life Sciences Immunology
Karen Michaeli Prof. Alexander Finkelstein Physical Sciences Condensed Matter Physics
Dvir Netanely Prof. Eytan Domany Life Sciences Physics of Complex Systems
Adi Neufeld Dr. Eldad Tzahor Life Sciences Biological Regulation
Olivia Niitsoo Prof. David Cahen
Prof. Gary Hodes
Chemical Sciences Materials and Interfaces
Ronit Nir Prof. Talila Volk Life Sciences Molecular Genetics
Ilona Nudelman Prof. Jacob Anglister Chemical Sciences Structural Biology
Erez Oxman Prof. Uri Alon Physical Sciences Molecular Cell Biology
Adi Idit Perets Prof. Daniel Wagner Chemical Sciences Materials and Interfaces
Meital Perry Prof. Tamar Flash Mathematics and Computer Science Computer Science and Applied Mathematics
Leah Polachek Prof. Yaron Silberberg Physical Sciences Physics of Complex Systems
Paz Polak Prof. Eytan Domany Physical Sciences Physics of Complex Systems
Gregory Jacques Ramniceanu Prof. Hadassa Degani Life Sciences Biological Regulation
Noa Rappaport Prof. Naama Barkai Life Sciences Molecular Genetics
Noga Ron Prof. Michal Schwartz Life Sciences Neurobiology
Yosef Rosenfeld Prof. Yechiel Shai Life Sciences Biological Chemistry
Guy Rothblum Prof. Moni Naor Mathematics and Computer Science Computer Science and Applied Mathematics
Liat Rousso Noori Prof. Dov Zipori Life Sciences Molecular Cell Biology
Oded Sandler Prof. Ben-Zion Shilo
Dr. Eyal Schejter
Life Sciences Molecular Genetics
Stav Sapoznik Prof. Menachem Segal Life Sciences Neurobiology
Hila Sberro Dr. Gil Levkowitz Life Sciences Molecular Cell Biology
Shmuel Schwarz Prof. Mordechai Ben-Ari Science Teaching Science Teaching
Idith Segev Prof. Victor Katsnelson Mathematics and Computer Science Mathematics
Shani Sela Prof. Itamar Procaccia Physical Sciences Chemical Physics
Sigal Shachar Prof. Zvi Livneh Life Sciences Biological Chemistry
Alon Shepon Dr. Hezi Gildor Chemical Sciences Environmental Sciences and Energy Research
Ilya Shlar Dr. Ernesto Joselevich Chemical Sciences Materials and Interfaces
Olga Shomron Prof. Ehud Shapiro Life Sciences Biological Chemistry
Anat Shperberg Prof. Naama Barkai
Prof. Avraham Levy
Life Sciences Molecular Genetics
Michael Shpigelmacher Prof. Tamar Flash Mathematics and Computer Science Computer Science and Applied Mathematics
Vadim Shpitalnik Prof. Micha Berkooz
Prof. Ofer Aharony
Physical Sciences Particle Physics
Ziv Shulman Prof. Ronen Alon Life Sciences Immunology
Adam Simone Prof. Victor Steinberg Physical Sciences Physics of Complex Systems
Michal Slutzki Prof. Gideon Schreiber Life Sciences Biological Chemistry
Alexander Sokolovsky Prof. Ran Raz
Dr. Amir Shpilka
Mathematics and Computer Science Computer Science and Applied Mathematics
Ariel Solomon Prof. Doron Lancet Life Sciences Molecular Genetics
Naamah Swerdlin Prof. David Harel Life Sciences Computer Science and Applied Mathematics
Dorit Taitelbaum Prof. Avi Hofstein Science Teaching Science Teaching
Itay Tirosh Prof. Naama Barkai Mathematics and Computer Science Molecular Genetics
Karra Trayambaka Nath Prof. Tamar Flash Mathematics and Computer Science Computer Science and Applied Mathematics
Yuri Tulchinsky Prof. Abraham Shanzer Chemical Sciences Organic Chemistry
Vered Tzin Prof. Gad Galili Life Sciences Plant Sciences
Andrey Vapniarsky Prof. Anthony Futerman Life Sciences Biological Chemistry
Hen Varol Dr. Steffen Jung Life Sciences Immunology
Ilya Venger Dr. Yitzhak Pilpel
Dr. Asaph Aharoni
Life Sciences Molecular Genetics
Roberto E. F. Ventrella Prof. Uri Pick Life Sciences Biological Chemistry
Elvira Vitu Prof. Deborah Fass Chemical Sciences Structural Biology
Marija Vucelja Prof. Gregory Falkovich Physical Sciences Physics of Complex Systems
Bess Wayburn Prof. Talila Volk Life Sciences Molecular Genetics
Amit Weinberg Prof. Gregory Falkovich Physical Sciences Physics of Complex Systems
Sabrina Weisman Prof. Ari Elson Life Sciences Molecular Genetics
Shay Winter Prof. Naama Barkai Physical Sciences Molecular Genetics
Ariel Yadin Prof. Itai Benjamini Mathematics and Computer Science Mathematics
Amir Yehudayoff Prof. Ran Raz Mathematics and Computer Science Computer Science and Applied Mathematics
Mivsam Yekutiel Dr. Leeor Kronik Chemical Sciences Materials and Interfaces
Shlomit Zarkhi Prof. Zvi Artstein Mathematics and Computer Science Mathematics
Elad Zmora Prof. Igor Lubomirsky Chemical Sciences Materials and Interfaces

Prizes for Ph.D. and M.Sc. Students 2006


The John F. Kennedy Prize

Recipients Advisors Department
Eran Bouchbinder Prof. Itamar Procaccia Chemical Physics
David Margulies Prof. Abraham Shanzer Organic Chemistry
Ron Milo Prof. Uri Alon Molecular Cell Biology
Eran Tromer Prof. Adi Shamir Computer Science and Applied Mathematics
Roie Yerushalmi Prof. Avigdor Scherz Plant Sciences


The Dimitris N. Chorafas Prize

Recipients Advisor/s Department
Nitzan Rosenfeld Prof. Uri Alon Molecular Cell Biology


The Elchanan E. Bondi Memorial Prize

Recipients Advisor/s Department
Meni Wanunu Prof. Israel Rubinstein Materials and Interfaces


The Dov Elad Memorial Prize

Recipients Advisor/s Department
Tamar Levy Nahum Prof. Avi Hofstein
Dr. Rachel Mamlok-Naaman
Science Teaching


The Gad Resheff Memorial Prize

Recipients Advisor/s Department
Michael Temkin Prof. Vladimir Berkovich Mathematics


The Giora Yoel Yashinski Memorial Prize

Recipients Advisor/s Department
Shlomit Hanz Prof. Mike Fainzilber Biological Chemistry


The Daniel Brenner Memorial Prize

Recipients Advisor/s Department
Sharon Avkin Prof. Zvi Livneh
Prof. Rivka Dikstein
Biological Chemistry


The Lady Anne Chain Memorial Prize

Recipients Advisor/s Department
Niv Papo Prof. Yechiel Shai Biological Chemistry


The Esther Helinger Memorial Prize

Recipients Advisor/s Department
Smadar Even-Tov Friedman Prof. Yair Reisner Immunology


The Haim Holtzman Memorial Prize

Recipients Advisor/s Department
Lidija Zivkovic Prof. Ehud Duchovni
Prof. Eilam Gross
Particle Physics


The Menashe Milo Memorial Prize

Recipients Advisor/s Department
Ofer Feinerman Prof. Elisha Moses Physics of Complex Systems


The Dean's Prize for Ph.D. Students

Recipients Advisors Department
Anat Bahat Prof. Michael Eisenbach Biological Chemistry
Ron Kafri Prof. Doron Lancet
Dr. Yitzhak Pilpel
Molecular Genetics
Gera Weiss Prof. Zvi Artstein
Prof. Amir Pnueli
Computer Science and Applied Mathematics
Alexandra Zanin-Zhorov Prof. Irun Robert Cohen
Prof. Ofer Lider
Immunology


The Dean's Prize for M.Sc. Students

Recipients Advisors Department
Ronny Aloni Prof. Doron Lancet Molecular Genetics
Anna Aronovich Prof. Yair Reisner Immunology
Arren Bar-Even Dr. Yitzhak Pilpel Molecular Genetics
Tzahi Cohen-Karni Dr. Ernesto Joselevich Materials and Interfaces
Zeev Dvir Prof. Ran Raz Computer Science and Applied Mathematics
Einat Goldberg Prof. Jacob Anglister Structural Biology
Ronny Ilan Prof. Ady Stern Condensed Matter Physics
Zohar Komargodski Prof. Micha Berkooz
Prof. Ofer Aharony
Particle Physics
Karen Michaeli Prof. Alexander Finkelstein Condensed Matter Physics
Noga Ron Prof. Michal Schwartz Neurobiology
Ziv Shulman Prof. Ronen Alon Immunology
Dalit Tchorsh Prof. Yair Reisner Immunology

Post Doctoral Fellowships for 2006


The David Aftalion Postdoctoral Fellowship in Biomedical Research

Or Kakhlon   Molecular Cell Biology   
Niv Papo   Structural Biology   


The Edith and Edward F. Anixter Postdoctoral Fellowship

Ida Rishal   Biological Chemistry   


The Jean-Jacques Berreby Postdoctoral Fellowship in Neurobiology and Brain Research

Yechun Xu   Structural Biology   


The Dov Biegun Postdoctoral Fellowship

Sofya Raskhodnikova   Computer Science and Applied Mathematics   


The Sir Charles Clore Postdoctoral Fellowships

Julia Adler   Molecular Genetics   
Nurit Agam   Environmental Sciences and Energy Research   
Gil Amitai   Biological Chemistry   
Dorit Avrahami   Immunology   
Konstantin Chirko   Particle Physics   
Ilan Degani   Chemical Physics   
Mark Eisenberg   Molecular Cell Biology   
Elena Grimberg   Biological Chemistry   
Omer Offen   Mathematics   
Jacob Silverman   Environmental Sciences and Energy Research   


The Curwen-Lowy Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

Nestor Zenon Handzy   Physics of Complex Systems   


The Gina and Leon Fromer Endowed Postdoctoral Fellowship

Devorah Matas   Neurobiology   


The Dr. Adele Gecht Postdoctoral Fellowship in Biomedical Research

Michael Okun   Neurobiology   


The Goldberg Family Trust Postdoctoral Fellowship in Biomedical Research

Galit Shohat   Molecular Genetics   


The Harold and Jean Grossman Postdoctoral Fellowship in Cancer Research

Dorit Avrahami   Immunology   


The Arthur Kaplan Postdoctoral Fellowship

Ali Abo-Riziq   Environmental Sciences and Energy Research   


The Edmond I. and Lillian S. Kaufmann Postdoctoral Fellowship

Sourin Das   Condensed Matter Physics   


The Koshland Scholars Program

Matthieu Guitton   Neurobiology   
Hovav Shacham   Computer Science and Applied Mathematics   
Eli Sone   Structural Biology   
Boaz Tsaban   Mathematics   


The Dr. Saul and Rose Mackoff Postdoctoral Fellowship

Izhak Michaelevski   Biological Chemistry   


The Sadie, Moses and Harry Marks Postdoctoral Fellowship

Oliver Seitz   Materials and Interfaces   


The Pacific Theatres Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowships

Adam Ben-Shem   Biological Chemistry   
Sanjay Kumar Chamoli   Particle Physics   
Joy Kahn   Molecular Genetics   
Paulina Plochocka   Condensed Matter Physics   


The Louis L. and Anita M. Perlman Postdoctoral Fellowship

Adam Smith   Computer Science and Applied Mathematics   


The Dr. Robert G. Picard Postdoctoral Fellowship in Physics and/or Electronics

Kavita Jain   Physics of Complex Systems   


The Stephen M. Reich Postdoctoral Fellowship in Cancer Research

Liat Flaishon   Molecular Cell Biology   


The Helena Rubinstein Postdoctoral Fellowship in Biomedical Sciences and Cancer Research

Erika Toth   Neurobiology   


The Sara Lee Schupf Women and Science Fellowship

Orit Altaratz Stollar   Environmental Sciences and Energy Research   
Hagit Niv   Biological Regulation   


The Golda and Dr. Yehiel Shwartzman and Sara & Haim Medvedi Families Postdoctoral Fellowship

Helit Nabel-Rosen   Molecular Cell Biology   


The Marcus and Lily Sieff Postdoctoral Fellowship

Alon Angert   Environmental Sciences and Energy Research   


The Norman Sosnow Postdoctoral Fellowship

Michele Zaffalon   Condensed Matter Physics   


The Ann Abrams Stone Postdoctoral Fellowship

Ittai Flascher   Neurobiology   


The Anne Stone Postdoctoral Fellowship

Tathagata Dasgupta   Particle Physics   


The Dewey David Stone Postdoctoral Fellowship

Yonatan Bilu   Molecular Genetics   


The Harry K. Stone Postdoctoral Fellowship

Alon Marcus   Condensed Matter Physics   


The Hugh David Stone Postdoctoral Fellowship

Ling Wang   Chemical Physics   


The Reva G. Stone Postdoctoral Fellowship

Rangeet Bhattacharyya   Chemical Physics   


The Weizmann Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship in Electronics Research

Nestor Zenon Handzy   Physics of Complex Systems   


The Phil Zacharia Postdoctoral Fellowship

Daniel Greenbaum   Condensed Matter Physics   


The Aron Zandman Postdoctoral Fellowship in Organic Chemistry

Mario De Bruyn   Organic Chemistry   
Rotem Sertchook   Organic Chemistry