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Smell and Taste Changes in COVID-19 and Other Respiratory Diseases
Research in the Age of Social Media

 

 

The Molecular Recognition

and Chemical Senses Lab

 

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Head of Institute: Prof. Oren Tirosh

Administrative manager: Ms. Yael Fruchter

Office Address:
Institute of Biochemistry, Food Science and Nutrition,
Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment,
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 
P.O.Box 12, Rehovot 7610001, ISRAEL

Tel: +972 - (0)8-9489385
Fax: +972 - (0)8-9363208
Email Address: yaelf@savion.huji.ac.il

Lab Members

einav
ראה גם: Masha_Niv

DR. EINAV MALACH
Lab Technician

Dr. Einav Malach

Lab Technician

einav.cohen@mail.huji.ac.il

Research Interests:

  • Taste receptor activation, post-stimulation with sweet and bitter compounds.

nitzan
ראה גם: Masha_Niv

NITZAN DUBOVSKI

PhD Student

Nitzan Dubovski

PhD Student

nitzan.dubovski@mail.huji.ac.il

Research Interests:

  • Effects of bitter and sweet taste compounds on mood and behavior.

  • Molecular interactions of sweet and bitter compounds with their target receptors.

eitan
ראה גם: Masha_Niv

EITAN MARGULIS

MSc Student

Eitan Margulis

PhD Student

Eitan.Margulis@mail.huji.ac.il

Research Interests:

  • Machine learning applications for taste prediction

  • Chemoinformatic research and analysis of odorants and bitter taste molecules

yaron
ראה גם: Masha_Niv

YARON BEN SHOSHAN-GALECZKI

PhD Student

Yaron Ben Shoshan-Galeczki

PhD Student

yaron.benshosan@mail.huji.ac.il

Research Interests:

  • How can L-Glucose elicit sweet taste sensation? The role of chirality in sweetness perception.

  • GPCR class C receptor; the sweet taste receptor, modelling, docking and activation.

hadarb
ראה גם: Masha_Niv

HADAR KLEIN

MSc Student

Hadar Klein

MSc Student

hadarbreen@gmail.com

Research Interests:

  • Studying of sweet taste mechanisms: Sensory analysis of taste mixtures.

 

smallnatalie
ראה גם: Masha_Niv

NATALIE BEN ABU

PhD Student

Natalie Ben Abu

PhD Student

natalie.smolinsky@mail.huji.ac.il

Research Interests:

  • Phenotype-genotype interaction in taste: sensory analysis of taste mixtures by a genotyped human panel.

  • Bitter tastants, sugars and salts, and the effect of different mixtures on the taste intensity.

lior
ראה גם: Masha_Niv

LIOR PERI

MSc Student

Lior Peri

PhD Student

lior.peri@mail.huji.ac.il

Research Interests:

  • Taste receptor activation, post-stimulation.

  • Sensory analysis of tastants.

fabrizio fierro
FABRIZIO FIERRO

Post-doctoral fellow

Fabrizio Fierro


Post-doctoral fellow  


fabriz.fierro@gmail.com

Research Interests:

  • Computational characterization of GPCR/ligand interaction at the molecular level.
  • Effect of amino acids substitution on protein function through bioinformatics tools and MD simulations.

kim asseo

KIM ASSEO

MSc student

Kim Asseo

MSc student

kim.asseo@gmail.com

Research Interests:

  • Sensory nutrition and COVID-19 – data analysis of taste and smell responses

tomer green

TOMER GREEN

MSc student

Tomer Green

 

MSc student

 

tom3rg@gmail.com

Research Interests:

  • Using machine learning to study and analyze taste perception and molecules Using data mining to understand customer taste priorities)
dor marcusDOR MARCUS

MSc student

Dor Marcus

 

MSc student

 

Dormarcus18@gmail.com

Research interests:

  • taste receptor activation
  •  sensory analysis of sweet tastants

hodaya krabi
HODAYA KRABI

MSc student

Hodaya Krabi

MSc student

hodaya.karbi@weizmann.ac.il

Research interests:

  • Studying ligand-receptor interactions in sensory GPCRs