Prof. Shimshon Belkin

Shimshon Belkin
The Alexander Silberman Institute of Life Science
Silberman Build., room 482

Brief Summary of research:

Microbial ecology of extreme environments, with a focus on the microbial populations of salt-excreting plants; Microbial water quality; Genetically engineered microbial sensors for environmental monitoring, with an emphasis on toxicity and genotoxicity assessment and on the detection of specific classes of compounds, including trace pharmaceuticals and explosives.

Specific research topics related to Nanoscience and Nanotechnology:

Whole-cell biosensors.