Group Members

Omer Yehezkeli– Principal Investigator

Dr. Yifat Cohen – Lab manager

Yifat received her Ph.D from the Faculty of Food and Bio’ Eng’ in the Technion for the bioaccessibility and bioavailability of hydrophobic nutraceuticals encapsulated within protein nano-particles. Yifat is currently researching assembly of bio-inspired manganese complex on electrodes for electrocatalytic water oxidation.

yifat@bfe.technion.ac.il

Graduate Students

 Oren Bachar     

Oren received his B.Sc. from the faculty of Biotech & FoodEng’ at the Technion, and is developing strains of bacteria that have the ability to self-synthesize NPs and QDs, due to expression of a unique structural protein. Oren is interested in microbiology, molecular biology and nanomaterials.

orenchus@campus.technion.ac.il

Matan Meirovich

Matan received his B.Sc. from the faculty of Biotech & Food Eng’ at the Technion, and is currently developing ways of activating Nitrogenase with nanoparticles.

matanmei@campus.technion.ac.il

Nidaa Herzallh

Nidaa received her M.Sc. from the George Weiss faculty of biology in Tel-Aviv University for the crystallization of the PSI protein. Nidaa is currently trying to mimic the photosynthetic “Z scheme” using photo-bioelectrochemical cells that are based on photosynthetic proteins. 

nidaa@campus.technion.ac.il

Roy Cohen

Roy received his M.Sc. from the George Weiss faculty of biology in TAU for developing nanoparticle based anti-cancer platforms. Roy is currently making biosensors for glucose and lactate. His subjects of interest include nanotechnology, sensing and bioconjugate chemistry.

royco@campus.technion.ac.il

Mor Shemesh

morshemesh34@campus.technion.ac.il

Yara Zeibaq

yarazeibaq@campus.technion.ac.il

Visiting Scholars

Undergraduate Students

Liora Frech

Alumni

Rachel Bitton

Dina Mukha

Dr. Luba Kolik-Shmuel 

Tania Zilberfine

Shay Bamany

Yair Toledano

 Reilly Callahan   

Lara Reid

Brooke Dubyna

Evan El-Halawani

Ronni Kurzion