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Contact Us

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:

Lab Members

Dr. Einav Malach – Lab Technician

Dr. Irena Peri – Lab advisor

Heli Bochnik-Tamir - PhD Candidate Exploring Toxin anti-toxin system in bacteria at the molecular level.

Tal Stern - PhD candidate, Studying Food borne pathogens and developing chemical tools to tackle them.

Avishag Yehuda - MSc candidate, exploring the quorum sensing sysem of food borne pathogen Bacillus cereus.

Shiri Topman - MSc candidate, studying plant pathogen bacterial diseases and developing chemical tools to eradicate these disease.

Hadar Cheriker - Amirim Student, Exploring non thermal pasteurization processes.

Hagar Setty - Amirim Student, Studying toxin anti-toxin system in bacteria

Dana Shwartz - Undergraduate student

Karin Feldman - Undergraduate student

Tomer Gabay - Undergraduate student

Yael Ben Aryeh - Undergraduate student

Gili David - MSc student

Victoria Goldin - Amirim student


Lab alumni:

Name  /  Degree in the lab  /  Current position
Tal Stern  /  MSc student  /  PhD student in the lab 
Carmit Ginesin-Tzela  /  MSc student  /  Food technologist at Osem 
Riccardo De Leo  /  Internship student  /  PhD student at University of Modena and Reggio Emilia (Italy) 
Dr. Vinayak Ghate / Post doctoral PBC fellow /Food technologist. 
Ronen Bustan / MSc student 
Yael Palman /  MSc student