June 2022

Congratulations to Yael for graduating her B.Sc. Summa cum Laude! and for being awarded the Dean of the faculty of natural sciences award of excellence.  
A farewell party from Itay. Good Luck Itay in your future endeavors! 

May 2022

Congratulations to Yael for being awarded  the best poster award in the women scientists day at BGU!!
Congratulations to Itay for the acceptance of his neurotransmitters biosensing paper to Biosensors and Bioelectronics

February 2022

Congratulations to Lu for successfully passing her proposal exam and good luck in her future research! 

DEcember 2021

Congratulations to Itay for the publication of his review in ACS measurement science Au
Congratulations to Adi for her succesful  M.Sc. Exam and graduation

October 2021

Congratulations to Yael for being awarded the Electra Energy and Sustainability Fellowship 

August 2021

Congratulations to Michal for being awarded the Faculty of Natural Sciences and the Department of Life Sciences Appreciation award for her contribution to our lab along the years! Thank you Michal! 

June 2021

Congratulations to Yael for Winning a Summer Excellence Fellowship. Good Luck with your research Yael! 
Congratulations to Eden for the publication of her paper: “An inside look at a biofilm..” in Science Advances 
Congratulations to Eden, Ashok and Yonatan for officially becoming PhDs this month. Lots of Luck and Success! 
Congratulations to Itay for a great Concluding Seminar.

May 2021

Congratulations to Itay for being awarded the Dean’s Excellence Award

April 2021

Congratulations to Eden, Karin and the whole team for the acceptance of their paper: An inside look at a biofilm: Pseudomonas aeruginosa bio-tracking to Science Advances

March 2021

Congratulations to Itay for Wining the Dean’s Excellence award

February 2021

Congratulations to Raji for being awarded a Kreitman postdoctoral fellowship
Congratulations to Eden for the publication of her paper in Frontiers in Biotechnology and Bioengineering
Congratulations to Itay for the publication of his paper in Biosensors and Bioelectronics

January 2021

Congratulations to:

Yonatan and to our lab for wining the first Genscript APC citation of the year award. Mazal-Tov Yonatan! Well done! 

Mor has passed her PhD proposal exam with flying colours! 


November 2020

Congratulations to Itay for being accepted to the competitive GYSS meeting for 2021! Mazal Tov and keep it coming Itay!

October 2020

We welcome Zhou Lu, a new Ph.D. student to our lab. And congratulations to Lu for being awarded the Biotech Fellowship for PhD students from the Kreitman School for graduate students.

August 2020

Congratulations to:

Dror for passing his Masters exam!

Mani and Itay, For the acceptance of their paper to “Sensors” journal.

Yonatan’ s paper was now accepted to Nature Communications! We wish him success and good Luck!

June 2020

Congratulations to Eden for a wonderful talk!

May 2020

Congratulations to Yonatan on a great concluding seminar

April 2020

Congratulations to:

Ashok and Hadar, As their ACS Catalysis, 2020, 10, 3094-3102, paper was now recommended by Faculty of 1000 Prime .

Michael for receiving the Biotech Ph.D. fellowship!! Good Luck Michael!

March 2020

Congratulations to:

Yonatan for receiving the very prestigious HFSP postdoctoral fellowship! Lots of luck in your post doc Yonatan!

Michael who has just passed his proposal exam with flying colors! And good luck in his PhD! .

Ashok for his great concluding seminar!

February 2020

Congratulations to Ashok and Hadar for the acceptance of their paper to ACS Catalysis and as their paper was chosen to feature on the cover of ACS Catalysis!.

January 2020

Congratulations to Itay for winning the BSF Rahamimof Award! That he will use to travel to San Diego in the Summer to Work at UCSD . Congratulations and Good Luck.

December 2019

Congratulations to Mor Friedman-Cohen and Eden Ozer, as their paper was chosen by the Editor of Biotechnology and Bioengineering for an “Editor’s Choice ” paper.

November 2019

Congratulations to Nastya for Passing her proposal exam with flying colours .

October 2019

Congratulations to Yonatan, Eden, Michael and Ben for the acceptance of their paper : Simplified Methodology for a Modular and Genetically Expanded Protein Synthesis in Cell-Free Systems for publication in Synthetic and Systems Biotechnology .

June 2019

Congratulations to:

Eden for being accepted to the Erasmus Course in the Netherlands

Yonatan for being accepted to the Gordon Conference in Synthetic Biology

Hadar for receiving the Environmental and Sustainability Award for a summer Masters Project

Adi for a Summer Fellowship for Excellent students

Hagar for a Summer Fellowship for Excellent students

Orr for receiving his Ph.D. diploma

March 2019

Congratulations to Mani for receiving the prestigious PBC fellowship by the Israeli scientific Planning and Budgeting Committee for excellent postdoctoral scholars from China and Israel

June 2018

Congratulations to Alon for receiving his Ph.D. Diploma.

Congratulations to Eden and Itai for receiving their M.Sc. suma cum laude.

Congratulations to Eden that was elected class Validictorian in the faculty of Natural Sciences.

October 2017

Congratulation to Itai for receiving the Biotechnology Ph.D. fellowship.

September 2017

Congratulations to Itai for his paper being accepted to J. Am. Chem. Soc., for his work featuring on the cover of JACS and for being selected as a “spotlight” in the issue.

August 2017

congratulations to Alon for his paper being accepted to Nanomaterials.

July 2017

Congratulations to Orr, Yonatan and Mathias for the acceptance of their paper to ACS Synthetic Biology.

July 2017

Dror wins the “Summer fellowship for Excellent Students”.

June 2017

 Congratulations to  Yonatan for receving the Azriely PhD fellowship.

July 2015

Eden was awarded an “Excellent project award” congratulations Eden.

July 2015

 Congratulations to  Eden for receving a “Darom” fellowship for a direct track Ph.D program.

June 2015

Eden was awarded an “Excellent project award” congratulations Eden.

March 2015

Yonatan Chemla wins the Negev fellowship

February 2015

We congratulate Yonatan Chemla on the acceptance of his paper to Biotechnology and Bioengineering

January 2015

We congratulate Lin on the publication of his paper in Chem. Commun.

June 2014

Congratulations to Yonatan Chemla for the Excellent project award! Congratulations and lots of luck with the paper to follow!!!

May 2014

Alon’s poster has won (yet again) the best poster award of the Nano day of the Ilse Katz Institute for Nanoscale Science and Technology for 2014

February 2014

Congratulations to Orr who have passed his PhD exam and his Masters thesis exam with a high score of 95!!! Mazal Tov! Orr!

October 2013

Liron received the First Prize for her poster exhibited at the SynLife conference in Weizmann Institute of Sciences 13-16 October 2013

October 2013

The IGEM team has made it to the finals in MIT!!! They have made it first place for the best presentation and for the best video! Mazal Tov, we are very proud of them.

October 2013

Orr wins the interdisciplinary Mirage nanotechology fellowship

July 2013

Sveta’s paper was accepted to PLOS One

June 2013

Jennifer and Orr received their B.Sc. with excellence!

February 2013

Jennifer Grushka wins the department head Prize

Orr Schlesinger wins the appreciation award

January 2013

Liron’s article, “Surface display of a redox enzyme and its site-specific wiring to gold electrodes”, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2013 135, 70-73, has been recommended as being of special significance in its field by James Canary and Xiaojian Wang from the F1000 Faculty: you will find a brief written recommendation of the article at f1000 or

January 2013

Karnit’s paper, Encapsulation of yeast displaying glucose oxidase on their surface in graphene oxide hydrogel scaffolding and its bioactivation, Chem. Commun. 2012, 48, 11957-11959, was found by the target selection team of the “Global Medical Discovery” as being of special interest to the drug development sector. Therefore, the publication will be listed on the next edition of Global Medical Discovery Series.

December 2012

Liron’s paper was accepted to JACS: Liron Amir, Stewart A. Carnally, Josep Rayo, Shaked Rosenne, Sarit Melamed Yerushalmi, Orr Schlesinger, Michael M. Meijler, Lital Alfonta, Surface Display of a Redox Enzyme and its Site Specific Wiring to Gold Electrodes, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 70-73

November 2012

Karnit’s paper was accepted to Chem. Commun.:Karnit Bahartan, Jenny Gun, Sergey Sladkevich, Petr V. Prikhodchenko, Ovadia Lev, Lital Alfonta, Encapsulation of Yeast Displaying Glucose Oxidase on their Surface in a Graphene Oxide Hydrogel Scaffolding and its Bioactivation, Chem. Commun. 2012, 48, 11957-11959.

Yohai’s paper was accepted to Biosensors and Bioelectronics: Yohai Mandabi, Dietmar Fink, Lital Alfonta, Label-free DNA Detection Using the Narrow Side of Funnel-type Etched Nanopores, Biosens. Bioelectron. 2013, 42, 362-366

October 2012

Alon’s paper in Energy and Environmenal Science: A. Szczupak, J. Halámek, L. Halámková, V. Bocharova, L. Alfonta, E. Katz, Living battery – Biofuel cells operating in vivo in clams. Energy & Environmental Science 2012, 5, 8891-8895. Has featured on the cover of this issue.

Alon Recevied the Azriely PhD fellowship.

March 2012

Alon’s Research with Evgeny Katz was highlighted in world media as well as in Israeli media: Reshet Bet (Israeli radio), Channel 10 in Israeli TV  (see the movie starting at 40 minutes from the beginning), Haaretz (Israeli newspaper), and many more.

Alon received the Mirage PhD fellowship and joined the Nanocenter interdisciplinary PhD program.

December 2011

Alon received the First Prize for his exceptional poster exhibited at the BREW Biology for Renewable Energy Workshop 6-9 December 2011