News

  • Congratulations to Ori Avinoam’s lab and collaborators for amazing new work and spectacular cover! Click here to check the article and here to see the cover.
  • On June 10th of 2021 we had the visit of a group of ambassadors and heads of mission of a dozen Latin American states. We had the honour to present them part of our recent research and guide them in a tour through our lab! Click here to read more. The visit was covered also in the Argentinian media (in Spanish).
  • The lab members proudly congratulate our dear Beni for being honoured with the Margaret Mosenfelder Harris Academic Chair in Science!!
  • Interesting work of the group led by Dr. Meital Oren-Suissa, from Weizmann’s Neurobiology Department and former member of our lab, showing sex-specific neuronal connectivity and function in the nematode: click here.
  • Meet Clari Valansi, our amazing Lab Manager, in this post (in Hebrew)!
  • Congratulations to our Yael Iosilevskii for winning the The FEBS Poster Prize during the European Worm Meeting (June 2020)! The title of the poster is: “The effect of postural orientation on dendritic structure in C. elegans”.
  • Cell fusion and fusogens – an interview with Benjamin Podbilewicz” by J. Chimal-Monroy and D.M. Escalante-Alcalde in the International Journal of Developmental Biology.
  • Our lab has been recognized as a Corona-Research lab at the Technion, we are looking for a PhD student and postdoc to study the mechanisms of SARS-CoV-2 S glycoprotein mediated fusion. More info.
  • Sydney’s 93rd birthday article (in Hebrew)
  • Happy 210th birthday Mr. Charles Darwin! From the origin of species to the origin of sexual reproduction