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Regulation of Cell Division and Dimensions in Bacillary Bacteria
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Date Posted Oct. 4, 2021
Title Regulation of Cell Division and Dimensions in Bacillary Bacteria
University Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Be'er-Sheva, Negev, Israel
Department Faculty of Natural Sciences
Application Deadline Until job filled
Position Start Date Immediate
  • Post-Doc
  • Biology - Microbiology

Post-Doctoral Positions available on the Research Topic:
"Regulation of Cell Division and Dimensions in Bacillary Bacteria"

The research involves several projects, aimed to understand the postulated Primary Signal transmitted from the Nucleoid and its Replisome to the Sacculus and its Divisome.

The projects are funded by the Israel-US Binational Science Foundation (BSF) and the Israel Science Foundation (ISF) and are conducted in cooperation with Scientists at Ben-Gurion University, namely Professors Mario Feingold, Itzhak Fishov, Oleg Krichevsky, Rami Pugatch and Avinoam Rabinovitch, as well as with internationally known scientists from USA, China, UK, and the Netherlands.

The projects involve optical methods and computational analyses to measure nucleoid morphology, DNA structure & replication at high resolution, FtsZ dynamics related to membrane domains, gentle handling of bacterial cells and extracted nucleoids, and mathematical modeling in controlled environments.

We use variety of biophysics, molecular biology, bacterial physiology, biochemistry & genetic methods.
Interested scholars with experience in the field, please, get in touch with one of the following Scientists:
1. Arieh Zaritsky – (
2. Rami Pugatch –
3. Oleg Krichevsky –
4. Itzhak Fishov –
5. Mario Feingold –
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, POB 653, Be’er-Sheva, ISRAEL 84105

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Contact Information

  • Arieh Zaritsky
    Faculty of Natural Sciences
    Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
    POB 653, 1 HaShalom St
    Be'er-Sheva, Negev
  • +972-545-955-670
  • +972-8-6278-951


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