ACCOMPLISHMENTS 2023-2024

PUBLICATIONS 2023

 Pe’era:

Epigenetic aging in oocytes. Peera Wasserzug-Pash, Michael Klutstein Aging (Albany NY) 2023 Aug 15; 15(15): 7334–7335. Published online 2023 Aug 5. doi: 10.18632/aging.204976, PMCID: PMC10457075

Loss of heterochromatin and retrotransposon silencing as determinants in oocyte aging. Peera Wasserzug‐Pash, Rachel Rothman, Eli Reich, Lital Zecharyahu, Oshrat Schonberger, Yifat Weiss, Naama Srebnik, Yaara Cohen‐Hadad, Amir Weintraub, Ido Ben‐Ami, Hananel Holzer, Michael Klutstein, Aging Cell. 2022 Mar; 21(3): e13568. PMCID: PMC8920445

Pre-pubertal oocytes harbor altered histone modifications and chromatin configuration Pe’era Wasserzug Pash, Gilad Karavani, Eli Reich, Lital Zecharyahu, Zehava Kay, Dvora Bauman, Talya Mordechai-Daniel, Tal Imbar, Michael Klutstein, Front Cell Dev Biol. 2022; 10: 1060440, PMCID:PMC9871384

Age-Dependent in vitro Maturation Efficacy of Human Oocytes – Is There an Optimal Age? Gilad Karavani, Peera Wasserzug-Pash, Talya Mordechai-Daniel, Dvora Bauman, Michael Klutstein, Tal Imbar, Front Cell Dev Biol. 2021; 9: 667682.  PMCID:PMC8250136

Muna

“The Antibacterial Effect of Cannabigerol toward Streptococcus mutans Is Influenced by the Autoinducers 21-CSP and AI-2,” Aqawi, Sionov, Gallily, Friedman, Steinberg,  Biomedicines 2023, 11(3), 668. PMCID: PMC10045765

Polyglactin 910 Meshes Coated with Sustained-Release Cannabigerol Varnish Inhibit Staphylococcus aureus Biofilm Formation and Macrophage Cytokine Secretion: An In Vitro Study Mustafa Abudalu, Muna Aqawi, Ronit Vogt Sionov, Michael Friedman, Irith Gati, Yaron Munz, Gil Ohana, Doron Steinberg, Pharmaceuticals (Basel) 2023 May; 16(5): 745. Published online 2023 May 13. doi: 10.3390/ph16050745, PMCID:PMC10221007

 Noa and Aya

“The many faces of the helicase RTEL1 at telomeres and beyond,” Hourvitz, Awad and Tzafati, Trends in Cell Biology Volume 34, Issue 2, February 2024, Pages 109-12.

Barak
“Relational One Health: a more-than-biomedical framework for more-than-human health, and lessons learned from Brazil, Ethiopia, and Israel,” Meisner, McLeland-Wieser, Traylor, Hermesh, et al. MedRxiv Preprint, doi: 10.1101/2023.10.10.23296827.

Ben
“Geosmin in Desert Soil is Produced by Actinobacteriota and Controlled by Environmental Conditions,” Baubin, Poodiack, Štovíček, Ghazaryan, January 2023. SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=4356418

Tom:
“Nutrient dynamics across the Israeli coastal shelf: An unusual oligotrophic coastal system,” Ben-Ezra, Reich, Tsemel, Berman-Frank; August 2023. Continental Shelf Research 266(6):105103, DOI:10.1016/j.csr.2023.105103

Uraib:

“Instant detection of extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing bacteria from the urine of patients using infrared spectroscopy combined with machine learning” Abu-Aqil, Suleiman, Sharaha, Lapidot, Huleihel, Salman, Analyst, 2023, 5.

“Early Detection of Pre-Cancerous and Cancerous Cells Using Raman Spectroscopy-Based Machine Learning,” Sharaha, Hania, Lapidot, Salman and Huleihel, Cells 2023, 12, 1909.

PRESENTATIONS

Uraib

“Rapid Characterization and Identification of Primary, Pre-Malignant, and Malignant Cells: Raman Spectroscopy-based Machine Learning Algorithms” in the ’10th International Congress on Microscopy & Spectroscopy’ April 13-19, 2023 Oludeniz, Mugla – Turkey

 Hoson

ILANIT 2023 Conference, Eilat, Israel- 20-23 February, 2023. Poster presentation: “RTEL1 knockout in human cells caused genome-wide DNA damage and compromised telomere elongation by telomerase”.

Diala
ILANIT Experimental Biology 2023 conference, Eilat. The talk was entitled (Mapping of DNA double stranded breaks using sBLISS reveals concordance with fragile regions upon mild replication stress).