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Dr. Daniella Schatz and Prof. Assaf Vardi
09.11.2017

Are tiny packages of cellular material helping the algal cells or the viruses that infect them? 

Dr Daniella Schatz
04.08.2016

A viral infection in marine microorganisms has consequences for the entire planet 

Seagoing research team (l-r) Uri Sheyn, Dr. Miguel Frada, Shlomit Sharoni, Daniella Schatz, Dr. Assaf Vardi and Dr. Yoav Lehan
06.08.2012

Dr. Assaf Vardi and his Weizmann team joined a month-long research cruise to study the life cycle of a tiny microorganism

Scanning electron microscope image of Emiliania huxleyi superimposed on a MODIS satellite image of an E. huxleyi bloom in the Barents Sea from 27 July 2004. Satellite image courtesy of Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team, NASA; Inset SEM photo by Steve Gschmeissner, Photo Researchers, Inc.
01.02.2011
Tiny phytoplankton are key to the oceans' health – as well as our own
Prof. Mordhay Avron
12.09.2010
Prof. Mordhay Avron isolated and investigated the single-cell alga, Dunaliella, which is able to survive in extremely harsh...
Going for Green
01.05.2008
Institute scientists are advancing the search for better fuel
 
Human (left), Dunaliella (center) and mouse (right) enzymes
02.10.2005

Dead Sea bacteria and kidneys share an enzyme structure for salt tolerance

Living with Salt
06.07.2005
Scientists link algae salt tolerance to human kidney function.

Life thrives in all...
High Salt, High Hopes, High Tech
01.05.1997

Dunaliella, a hardy alga that thrives in the Dead Sea, could be a potential biochemical factory

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