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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
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List of Publications

  1. Zaretsky J, Griess-Fishheimer S, Carmi A, Travinsky Shmul T, Ofer L, Sinai T, Penn S, Shahar R, Monsonego-Ornan E. (2021) Ultra-processed food targets bone quality via endochondral ossification. Bone research 9 (1), 1-13
  2. Kalev-Altman R, Hanael E, Zelinger E, Blum M, Monsonego-Ornan E, Sela-Donenfeld D . (2020) Conserved role of matrix metalloproteases 2 and 9 in promoting the migration of neural crest cells in avian and mammalian embryos. FASEB J. 34(4):5240-5261.

Curriculum Vitae

1987-1990 B.Sc. degree in Human Nutrition (Cum-Laude), at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Faculty of Agriculture, Rehovot, Israel.
1991-1997 Direct studies towards Ph.D. at Volcani Center and the Faculty of Agriculture, the Hebrew University, Rehovot, Israel, Departments of Biochemistry and Animal Science.