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Research positions at all levels (MSc, Ph.D., and Postdocs) are available. Curious and motivated students are welcome to apply.  

Meet our team


Rotem Rubinstein, Ph.D.

Principle Investigator


Dr. Rotem Rubinstein completed his Ph.D. studies at Albert Einstein College of Medicine under the supervision of Prof. Steve Almo and Prof. Andras Fiser. His studies have focused on receptor-ligand interactions regulating the immune response. As a postdoctoral fellow at Columbia University, Dr. Rubinstein worked with Prof. Barry Honig and Prof. Larry Shapiro on the molecular basis of neuronal self-avoidance, a process requiring neurons to discriminate between self and non-self. 

Birthday: June, 26th  


Lab Manager and Research Associate

Favorite quote: "Imagination is more important than knowledge" —Albert Einstein

Hobbies: Painting, crafts and reading.


   Ph.D. - The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and

             The National University of Singapore

   M.Sc. and B.Sc. - The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Birthday: March, 24th

Smorodinsky-Atias Karin, Ph.D.


Ph.D. student

Hobbies: I'm a foodie, love animals (mostly cats).


   M.Sc. - Genetics and Breeding, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

   B.Sc. -  Plant science and Biotechnology in Agriculture, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Birthday: June, 9th

Gil Wiseglass, M.Sc.


Vaibhav Gupta, B.Sc.

M.Sc. student

Favorite quote: "Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results".

Hobbies: Soccer, Cooking, Blogging.


    B.Sc. - B.Tech. Biotechnology Engineering, TIET, India.

Birthday: July, 24th

Maya Kashani, B.Sc.

M.Sc. student

Hobbies: Dancing and playing the piano.


    B.Sc. - Ben-Gurion University, Biotechnology engineer.

Birthday: May, 27th


Rotem Balter, B.Sc.

Project student


Hobbies: Baking and studying the German language.

Birthday: January, 28th


B.Sc. student


Birthday: August, 6th


Adir Yarmus

Nadir Boni


B.Sc. student


Hobbies: Baking and video games.

Birthday: December, 18th


M.Sc. student

Hobbies: Sports and movies.


    B.Sc. - Medical Laboratory Sciences , Technion

Birthday: October, 7th


Mariana Mgezel


M.Sc. student

Hobbies: Reading, cooking and baking.


    B.Sc. - Life Sciences, Ben-Gurion University.

Birthday: May, 3th


Alina Artyukhova

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Josef Brook

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B.Sc. student


Favorite quote: "Why walk if you can run" - unknown 

Hobbies: Martial arts, beer and unicorn riding.

Birthday: June, 6th


Shalev Lavi

B.Sc. student


Favorite quote: "Happy little accidents" - Bob Ross 

Hobbies: Cooking, eating, playing the guitar.

Birthday: March, 19th


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