Department of Biotechnology Engineering
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
P.O.B 653 Beer-Sheva
Tel : 972-8-6461904
1985-1988 B.Sc. Physics , Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel
1988-1990 M.Sc. Physics of condensed matter, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel. Title of thesis: "Investigation of metal islands by means of STM", advisors Prof. V. Volterra and Prof. G.Gorodetsky.
1990-1995 Ph. D. Physics of condensed matter, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel. Title of thesis: "Characterization of metal- semiconductor systems with STM" advisors Prof. V. Volterra and Prof. G. Gorodetsky.
Patterning of surfaces with molecular resolution, using Scanning Probe Microscopy (SPM) with applications in nanoelectronics.
Biochemical Nanophotolithography - Modification of biological surfaces using Near-field Scanning Optical Microscopy (NSOM) induced photochemistry - applications to biodevices (biochips, biosensors).
Clustering of membrane proteins - real time imaging of dynamic clusters of MHC-I proteins, using Total Internal Reflection Fluorescence Microscopy (TIRF), computerized image analysis and modeling - applications in controlling of immune system response.
Directing growth and differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells by micro patterning of the substrate, early stages of biomineralization and the biological mechanisms that dominate them.