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26/07/2022 13:30
 “CRISPRscreen to identify lncRNA genes critical for SARS-CoV-2 infection” Coronavirus disease(COVID-19) is caused by the infection of Severe Acute Respiratory SyndromeCoronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The viral entry into host cells is mediated by aSpike glycoprotein, which binds to the cell surface receptorangiotensin-converting...
26/07/2022 13:00
 Throughoutthe last number of years, the non-protein-coding portion of the human genomehas gone from being considered “junk DNA” to “hot spots” in the area of lifescience. Genome-wide transcriptome studies indicate that this portion covers75-90% of the genome, whereas only 2%...
04/07/2022 13:00
Learn about great options in the industry at the interface of biologyand computer science Martin Akerman is a Technion Alumni who completed his undergraduate and  PhD at the Faculty of Biology. He isthe co-founder and CTO of Envisagenics, an Artificial Intelligence-drivenbiotechnology...
28/06/2022 13:00
Time: Thursday June 28th 13:00Place: hybrid- in the Faculty Auditorium/ZOOM HLA Peptidome of Lung Cancer: Towards the Developmentof Personalized ImmunotherapyLung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related death worldwide, mainly due to late diagnosis, metastases, accumulation of pleural effusions, and...
27/06/2022 13:00
Title: Spatial transcriptomics ofmammalian tissuesAbstract: Mammaliantissues are composed of repeating anatomical units that are polarized bymorphogens or directional blood flow. As a result, cells at different tissuecoordinates sub-specialize in distinct physiological functions, a phenomenontermed ‘zonation’. I will describe approaches based on single...
20/06/2022 13:00
Title: Thinking outsidethe mouse: ex-vivo dissections of host-microbiome cross-talksKey points: ·        We developed a novel 3D gut organ culture system, as a uniquetool for studying host-microbiome interactions.·        Enteric neuro-immune-microbiome cross-talks control regulatoryand effector T-cells development.·        The gut organ culture system provides insights into thefunctional consequences...
13/06/2022 13:00
Title: Rethinking Mammalian Embryonic Development: An Integrated View of Epigenetics and Cell CommitmentAbstract:One of the mostremarkable processes in biology is the development of a single fertilized egginto a complete multi-cellular embryo within a short time period of rapidgrowth and cellular diversification....
06/06/2022 13:00
Title:Activity Homeostasis in Neural Circuits: From Basic Principles to MalfunctionsAbstract:Maintaining averageactivity level within a set-point range constitutes a fundamentalproperty of central neural circuits. Accumulated evidence suggests that firingrate distributions and their means represent physiological variables regulatedby homeostatic systems during sleep-wake cycle in central...
30/05/2022 13:00
Title: The power of ONE:Immunology in the age of single cell genomicsAbstract:The immune system is a complex, dynamic and plastic networkcomposed of various interacting cell types that are constantly sensing andresponding to environmental cues. From very early on, the immunology field...
25/05/2022 13:00
Title: Innate immunity infungi: Is regulated cell death involved?Host: Benjamin Horwitz

The Faculty of Biology at the Technion was founded in 1971. Since its establishment, we at the Faculty of Biology at the Technion see it as a goal to advance the field of modern biology and life sciences in general, to educate and train the future generation to integrate into academia and industry and lead biological research in Israel and around the world. We aim to provide our students a strong foundation in the exact sciences along with a broad knowledge in all areas of biology and encourage critical and creative thinking to advance the biology of tomorrow.

In recent years, we have witnessed tremendous development in the field of biological technologies, such as genome sequencing, which has led to a revolution in research dealing with the analysis of biological big data. The location of the Faculty of Biology in the heart of the Technion gives it a unique status and promotes groundbreaking interdisciplinary research, combining life sciences, exact sciences, and engineering. In the research laboratories in our faculty, we combine basic research with applied aspects while developing and employing state-of-the-art approaches and methodologies. Our research focuses on a variety of questions in the fields of biology and medicine as well as multidisciplinary topics such as biochemistry, biophysics, bioinformatics, and more. Our vision is to promote and lead interdisciplinary research at the Technion and to position the faculty among the best faculties of biology in Israel and around the world.

Prof. Yael Mandel-Gutfruend
Dean, Faculty of Biology, TECHNION

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Anna Zuckerman
Anna Zuckerman
QC Team Lead at Pluristem – Completed her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in the faculty of Biology Pluristem is a
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Matan Yampolsky
Matan Yampolsky
Completed his B.Sc. in Molecular Biochemistry at the Faculty Currently a direct Ph.D. student at the Fuchs lab, Faculty of
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Hodaya Baruchi-Farber
Hodaya Baruchi-Farber
What is your research about? I study metabolic changes in cancer cells which stopped dividing due to anti-cancer therapy. Because
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Roee Lopata
Roee Lopata
Tell us about your research… I am currently working in Prof. Ariel Kaplan’s lab prior to beginning my master’s degree
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Nimrod Krupnik
Nimrod Krupnik
Currently a Ph.D. student at the Meiri lab, Faculty of Biology What is your research about? On the macro scale,
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Completed a bachelor’s degree in Biology cum laude. I chose to study Biology because I find it interesting. According to
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Dina Aweida
Dina Aweida
Completed her first, second, and third degrees at the Faculty of Biology Currently a postdoctoral fellow at the Shenhav Cohen
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