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NIBN distinguished speaker series – Prof. Frances Arnold
19 Dec 2019

NIBN distinguished speaker series – Prof. Frances Arnold

As part of NIBN distinguished speaker series 2019-2020, this week we hosted the 2018 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, Prof. Frances Arnold who gave a fascinating presentation: "Innovation by Evolution - Bringing New Chemistry to Life"
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Celebrating a decade – NIBN Bio Meetup Event
05 Dec 2019

Celebrating a decade – NIBN Bio Meetup Event

NIBN Bio Meetup Event revealed the advantages of partnering with NIBN and the licensing opportunities. Prof. Daniel Chamovitz, Ben-Gurion University President, Prof. Raymond Dwek, Glycobiology Inst. Director, Oxford University and Prof. Eugene Kandel,  Start-Up Nation Central CEO, opened the event.
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NIBN team meeting with Vice-Chancellors from UK universities
01 Dec 2019

NIBN team meeting with Vice-Chancellors from UK universities

The NIBN encourages research collaborations internationally. As such, NIBN team, Drs. Ron Lahav and Sharon Fireman participated in a meeting with a delegation of Vice-Chancellors from UK universities in Ben-Gurion University and presented the NIBN.
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NIBN team at the 2019 Bio-Europe Conference
14 Nov 2019

NIBN team at the 2019 Bio-Europe Conference

NIBN management team (Drs. Osnat Ohne, Ron Lahav and Sharon Fireman) attended the annual 2019 Bio-Europe conference in Hamburg this week, seeking partnerships with global key biotech and pharma leaders. 
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The NIBN celebrates 10 YEARS !!
06 Nov 2019

The NIBN celebrates 10 YEARS !!

10 Years of APPLIED SCIENCE, BIOTECHNOLOGY, ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE, STUDENT MENTORSHIP - Thanks to our excellent scientist members, their supporting lab members and NIBN staff. We continue to conduct innovative applied research, foster collaborations, develop novel technologies and commercialize.
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2019 Beijing Tour for Overseas Talent (BTOT)
04 Nov 2019

2019 Beijing Tour for Overseas Talent (BTOT)

NIBN team, Drs. Osnat Ohne, Ron Lahav and Sharon Fireman were invited to the 2019 Beijing Tour for Overseas Talent (BTOT) as honored guests.
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Congrats Dr. Swaroop Kumar Pandey – winning poster – 6th Biannual meeting on Mitochondria Apoptosis & Cancer 2019
06 Oct 2019

Congrats Dr. Swaroop Kumar Pandey – winning poster – 6th Biannual meeting on Mitochondria Apoptosis & Cancer 2019

Congratulations to Dr. Swaroop Kumar Pandey for the winning poster in the 6th Biannual meeting on Mitochondria Apoptosis & Cancer 2019. Dr. Pandey is a post-doctoral fellow in the laboratory of Prof. Varda Shoshan-Barmatz, NIBN member.
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Happy New Year from the NIBN !
23 Sep 2019

Happy New Year from the NIBN !

Happy New Year from the National Institute for Biotechnology in the Negev ! We wish you all a peaceful year, prosperity and success
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זכרון בלי מח – גם יצורים חד תאיים לומדים
19 Sep 2019

זכרון בלי מח – גם יצורים חד תאיים לומדים

דר' שירה כנפו, חברת המכון, יחד עם עמיתיה, מתמטיקאי, חוקרת סרטן ופתולוג מספרד, הוכיחו שיצורים חד-תאיים, ללא מח, מסוגלים לפתח זיכרון ולמידה בדרך של התניה. גילויים פורצי דרך אלו עשויים להוביל בעתיד לפתרון מחלות זיכרון כגון אלצהיימר
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בניית אטלס של התאים בגוף האדם
09 Sep 2019

בניית אטלס של התאים בגוף האדם

פרופ' אסתי יגר-לוטם שותפה למיזם ענק של 1500 חוקרים , 969 מוסדות ו-64 מדינות, שמטרתו הבנת כל סוגי התאים, התקשורת  ביניהם ויצירת נקודת השוואה למחקרים עתידיים במחלות אנושיות - בניית אטלס של התאים בגוף האדם, הצפוי להסתיים בעוד כ-10 שנים...
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NIBN members awarded Israel Science Foundation 2019 grants
30 Aug 2019

NIBN members awarded Israel Science Foundation 2019 grants

We are proud to announce that 1/3 of NIBN members were awarded ISF grants this year : Profs. Assaf Rudich, Esti Yeger-Lotem, Angel Porgador, Varda Shoshan-Barmatz, Itzhak Mizrahi ; Drs. Barak Rotblat, Niv Papo, Shira Knafo.
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Gianluigi Benedetti, Italian Ambassador to Israel – Visit to the NIBN
19 Aug 2019

Gianluigi Benedetti, Italian Ambassador to Israel – Visit to the NIBN

The Ambassador met with NIBN management and visited the laboratory of Prof. Amir Sagi. The goal of his visit to the NIBN was to explore existing and potential research collaborations between NIBN researchers and Italian academic institutions.
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Prof. Niv Papo was awarded the prestigious ERC proof of concept grant 2019
28 Jul 2019

Prof. Niv Papo was awarded the prestigious ERC proof of concept grant 2019

Prof. Niv Papo Toward the commercialization of a Proteolytically Resistant APPI Variant for Inhibiting Metastasis in Prostate and Pancreatic Cancer
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A New Method of Deciphering Cancer Development Mechanisms
07 Jul 2019

A New Method of Deciphering Cancer Development Mechanisms

Prof. Dan Levy and Dr. Michal Feldman
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Neil Wigan, British Ambassador to Israel – Visit to the NIBN
02 Jul 2019

Neil Wigan, British Ambassador to Israel – Visit to the NIBN

The Ambassador visited NIBN facilities and laboratories and met with NIBN researchers and management. Wigan got a glance of what we do and the innovative bio-industry oriented research and technologies that we aim to commercialize
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Biotech’s valley of death ends in Beer-Sheva (Globes)
04 Jun 2019

Biotech’s valley of death ends in Beer-Sheva (Globes)

The NIBN takes an innovative approach to commercialize the ground-breaking research
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BGU Leads International Effort to Eradicate Polio
05 Feb 2019

BGU Leads International Effort to Eradicate Polio

Dr. Tomer Hertz
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Prof. Michael M. Meijler wins Prestigious DIP Grant
15 Jan 2019

Prof. Michael M. Meijler wins Prestigious DIP Grant

Congratulation to Prof. Michael M. Meijler, NIBN member, for winning the prestigious DIP grant for his research in the field of chemical communication between bacteria.
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Collaboration with Orgenesis to Develop and Commercialize a Novel Scaffold Technology for Cell Transplantation
21 Nov 2018

Collaboration with Orgenesis to Develop and Commercialize a Novel Scaffold Technology for Cell Transplantation

Prof. Alon Monsonego, NIBN member, takes part in a new collaboration between BGU, BGN and NIBN with Orgenesis. 
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Tropical Fish Can Control Microbes to Survive Extreme Temperatures
21 Nov 2018

Tropical Fish Can Control Microbes to Survive Extreme Temperatures

A study by Prof. Itzhak Mizrahi, NIBN member, and post-doc fellow Fotini Kokou of the Life Sciences Dept at BGU, published in eLife shows that tropical fish can control their gut microbes to help them survive extremes of temperature.
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BGU Researchers Find New, Protein-based Path to Understanding, Treating Some Cancers and Other Diseases
16 Oct 2018

BGU Researchers Find New, Protein-based Path to Understanding, Treating Some Cancers and Other Diseases

A groundbreaking paper published in Nature Communications presents a discovery that could lead to groundbreaking preventative and therapeutic treatment methods.  
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