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Talila Volk

Muscle fibers of a fruit fly larva viewed under a confocal microscope: A normal fiber has normally-shaped, properly distributed nuclei (A), whereas the nuclei of fibers with mutated MSP-300 or its interacting proteins Klar and Klaroid are distorted and distributed abnormally (B, C and D)
11.02.2015

Why do muscles lose their strength without exercise?

Use It or Lose It
25.12.2014

Why do muscles lose their strength without exercise?

Profs. Bernardo Vidne and Talila Volk. From human hearts to fruit fly hearts
02.04.2012

After a career as a top cardiac surgeon, Prof. Bernardo Vidne decided to get a Ph.D. in science

Embryonic Law and Order
01.05.2005
A team of scientists at the Weizmann Institute of Science reveals how fruit fly embryos impose order in early development...
Models of Cancer
01.09.2004

Scientists say that the mouse is the workhorse of modern biology

TAKING ACTION AT STEP 2: TUMOR GROWTH
01.09.2004
Even after a malignant transformation has occurred, the budding tumor is a microscopic lump that doesn’t do much harm until...
Prof. Talila Volk with Ayala (22) and Naama (17)
01.11.2001

In its earliest stages of development, the embryo consists of a small number of cells. As these cells divide and multiply, the embryo grows. But...

Muscle-Bound Cells
01.10.1997
For most of us, building up muscle comes from long hours at the gym. A recent study by Dr. Talila Volk of...