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Prof. Gad Asher | 4 Years

Phone:+972-8-934-6949

gad.asher@weizmann.ac.il

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<p>Our lab has a longstanding interest in circadian clock resetting. We previously have identified and characterized novel resetting cues such as hypoxia and CO2. Recently, we have developed a new method to study resetting agents&nbsp;in vitro&nbsp;in an efficient and high-throughput manner, dubbed&nbsp;<a href="https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-021-26210-1">Circa-SCOPE</a>. The method allows screening of multiple drugs in parallel to identify which affects the clock and how.

Prof. Gad Asher | 4 Years

Phone:+972-8-934-6949

gad.asher@weizmann.ac.il

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<p>We demonstrated that low-amplitude oxygen cycles, which mimic the daily physiological cycles in oxygen levels observed in rodents, can reset the clock in a HIF-1a-dependent manner (<a href="https://www.weizmann.ac.il/Biomolecular_Sciences/Asher/publications" style="color: rgb(30, 121, 159); text-transform: none; text-indent: 0px; letter-spacing: normal; font-family: &quot;Proxima Nova&quot;; font-size: 15px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 400; word-spacing: 0px; white-space: normal; orphans: 2; widows: 2; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: n

Prof. Gad Asher | 4 Years

Phone:+972-8-934-6949

gad.asher@weizmann.ac.il

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<p>Circadian clocks are key regulators of daily physiology and metabolism in mammals. Our understanding of the role of the circadian clock and specific clock proteins in controlling exercise capacity is rudimentary. Consequently, there is growing interest in exercise biology in general, specifically in its interaction with other processes that govern whole-body physiology and metabolism.

Dr. Nir Fluman | 4.5 Years

Phone:+972-8-934-6456

nir.fluman@weizmann.ac.il

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Membrane proteins make up a quarter of the proteome of every living organism and participate in nearly every biological process. We are interested in the fascinating process of how these proteins get produced, fold, and assemble in cells. The questions we address are: How do proteins fold in the membranes of living cells? How do the dynamic features of unfolded proteins assist in this process? How do cellular factors recognize membrane proteins that failed to fold and need to be cleared? The lab combines biochemical, cell biology, genetic and computational tools.

Prof. Neta Regev-Rudzki | 4 Years

Phone:+972-8-934-3160

neta.regev-rudzki@weizmann.ac.il

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<p>Applicants with a research background at the intersection of molecular biology, biochemistry, imaging and/or biophysics are encouraged to apply. Experience in microbiology, molecular genetics (including CRISPR/Cas9), advanced imaging platforms (including image analysis) or advanced protein chemistry is advantageous.</p>&#xD;
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<p>This is a full-time position available from June 2022 for a period of 4 years with a possibility of a further extension subject to funding availability.</p>&#xD;
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<p>Candidate should send a cover letter and CV (includes a publication list) to Dr. Neta Regev-Rudzki.</p>&#xD;
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Prof. Neta Regev-Rudzki | 5 Years

Phone:+972-8-934-3160

neta.regev-rudzki@weizmann.ac.il

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<p>Applicants with a research background at the intersection of molecular biology, biochemistry, imaging and/or biophysics are encouraged to apply. Experience in microbiology, molecular genetics, imaging platforms or protein chemistry is advantageous.</p>&#xD;

Prof. Neta Regev-Rudzki | 5 Years

Phone:+972-8-934-3160

neta.regev-rudzki@weizmann.ac.il

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<p><strong>Applicants with a strong research background at the intersection of molecular biology, biochemistry, imaging and/or biophysics are encouraged to apply.

Prof. Eitan Reuveny | 5 Years

Phone:+972-8-934-3243

e.reuveny@weizmann.ac.il

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<p>G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) are the largest gene family in the human genome. Their role is to translate chemical information into cellular responses, like olfactory processing, neuronal activity modulation, and hormone actions or regulating blood pressure among many. Their cellular effectors can range from various enzymes to ion channels. Interestingly, nature has designed the GPCR as a major target for many natural compounds and the pharmaceutical industry has focused its attention on designing various agonists and antagonists to treat various illnesses.