STEP ACCOMPLISHMENTS

STEP ACCOMPLISHMENTS 2022

PUBLICATIONS

Nina

“Inherited retinal diseases: Linking genes, disease-causing variants, and relevant therapeutic modalities,” Shneider, et al,  Jul (2022), Progress in Retinal Eye Research, PMID: 34839010

Pe’era
“Loss of heterochromatin and retrotransposon silencing as determinants in oocyte aging,” Wasserzug-Pash,  et al,  February (2022), Aging Cell, PMID: 35166017


Sarah and Muna (Joint publication)
“Cannabigerol Effect on Streptococcus mutans Biofilms—A Computational Approach to Confocal Image Analysis,” Aqawi,  Gingichashvili,  et al, Apr (2022), Frontiers in Microbiology, PMID: 35572682|

Michal
Perception of low social pressure and lack of capacity reduces vaccination compliance – The case of lumpy skin disease,” Morgenstern,  June (2022), Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, PMID: 35694725

Heba
“Computational quantification and characterization of independently evolving cellular subpopulations within tumors is critical to inhibit anti-cancer therapy resistance,” Alkhatib, et al. (2022) Genome Medicine,  PMID: 36266692
Manar
“ABCA4 c.859-25A>G, a Frequent Palestinian Founder Mutation Affecting the Intron 7 Branchpoint, Is Associated With Early-Onset Stargardt Disease,” Salameh, et al, (2022 ) Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, Apr PMID: 35475888

Ibrahim
“Multiple Factors at Regional, Landscape, and Local Scales Determine Spider Assemblage Composition in Pomegranate Orchards,” Salman, et al  (2022), Agriculture

“Bumblebee attraction to Matthiola livida flowers is altered by combined water stress and insect herbivory,” Salman, et al., Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata, in press.

PRESENTATIONS

Noa
European Molecular Biology Conference (EMBO), Troia, Portugal, Oct 2022, “An RTEL1 homozygous mutation in HHS patient cells causes accelerated telomere shortening and an aberrant nucleolin accumulation”

Hoson
European Molecular Biology Conference (EMBO), Troia, Portugal, Oct 2022, “RTEL1 knockout in human cells caused genome-wide DNA damage and compromised telomere elongation by telomerase”

Nina
The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), Denver, May 2022 “RNA Editing of Israeli Founder Nonsense Mutations causing IRDs using Site-Directed Adenosine Deaminase Acting on RNA”

The Israeli Inherited Retinal Diseases Consortium (IIRDC) Annual Meeting. Zichron Yaakov, Israel, May 2022

Nina Schneider, et al. “RNA Editing of Israeli Founder Nonsense Mutations causing IRDs using Site-Directed Adenosine Deaminase Acting on RNA (ADAR)”

Israeli Society for Vision and Eye Research Conference (ISVER) Meeting, March 2022.“RNA Editing of Israeli Founder Nonsense Mutations causing IRDs using Site-Directed Adenosine Deaminase Acting on RNA”

Ibrahim
34th Plant Population Biology Conference (POPBIO), Bolzano, Italy 17-22May 2022. Salman, et al. “M. Bumblebee attraction to Matthiola livida flowers is altered by combined water stress and insect herbivory”

PlantMetaboPeople meeting Agamon Hula Reserve, Israel. 26-27 April 2022.. Salman, et al. “M. Bumblebee attraction to Matthiola livida flowers is altered by combined water stress and insect herbivory”

Uraib
Conference on Microbiology, Ben Gurion University, Israel, 2022, Detection of the etiology of infection as bacterial or viral using infrared spectroscopy based on white blood cells”

19th European Conference on the Spectroscopy of Biological Molecules (ECSBM), France, 2022.“Rapid Determination of Proteus Mirabilis Susceptibility to Antibiotics Using Infrared Spectroscopy in Tandem with Random Forest”


Pe’era
Aging and Epigenetic Conference, Israel, 2022: “Loss of heterochromatin and retrotransposon silencing as determinants in oocyte aging”

Annual Conference of the Israel Fertility Association, 2022, “The Therapeutic Potential of Immature Oocytes From Fertility Preservation Procedures and Their in-Vitro Maturation at Different Ages”

Annual Conference of the Israel Fertility Association, 2022,  “Chronic Low-grade Systemic Inflammation and Subfertility”

Faculty Research Day of the Hebrew University Dental Medicine School, 2022, “The epigenome of the mammalian oocyte and its role in development and aging”

Michal
Hachaklait, Israel, 2022,  “The factors that influence farmers’ vaccination compliance against Lumpy skin disease.”

Sarah
International Assn for Dental Research, General Session, Virtual Meeting, June 2022, “Oral Microbiome Analysis: Software Tool Overcoming the Bioinformatics Entry Barrier”

AWARDS

Ibrahim
Awarded the best student talk at the 34th Plant Population Biology Conference (POPBIO), May 2022, in Bolzano, Italy

Diala
The Carole and Andrew Harper Diversity Program PhD scholarship

Pe’era
The Henry Spenadel Award 2022

Reem
Prof. Stuart Fischman Foundation Award for Research Excellence

Muna
The Dexcel Pharma Foundation Award for research excellence

Hala
The Negev scholarship for PhD students from Ben Gurion University of the Negev.

Tom
Basic Distinction Scholarship for PhD students from Haifa University.