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Rotem Sorek

Prof. Rotem Sorek
15.05.2018

Prof. Rotem Sorek has been elected as a member of EMBO

Phages attacking a bacterium_lab of Rotem Sorek
25.01.2018

Multiple new and unusual bacterial defense mechanisms could lead to new biotech tools

Rotem Sorek reef fish ecology
13.12.2017

Genetic barcodes are used to quantify crucial populations in a coral reef ecosystem  

Dr. Silvio Pitlik
05.02.2017

The day after retiring from medicine, Pitlik showed up in the lab of Prof. Rotem, Sorek

Upon infection, bacterial viruses (phages) release communication molecules that tell later phage generations whether it is preferable to attack their host cells or lie dormant
18.01.2017

Viruses that infect bacteria communicate to coordinate infection

(l-r) Prof. Rotem Sorek, Maya Shamir and Daniel Dar
14.04.2016

A Weizmann team find new RNA switches for antibiotic resistance

Dr. Rotem Sorek
10.09.2014

Dr. Rotem Sorek was awarded the FEBS Anniversary Prize

 
Dr. Rotem Sorek
30.07.2013

Dr. Rotem Sorek is the recipient of the Teva Founders Award for Young Scientists.

 
Bacterial Booby Traps Revealed
02.07.2013

Toxin-antitoxin gene pairs make a quick suicide mechanism for bacteria facing viral invasion

Electron micrograph of bacteriophages Image: Dr Graham Beards, Wikimedia Commons
17.07.2012

The beneficial bacteria in our guts are open to attack from viruses

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