February 2019 Congratulations to Nitzan Birger on successfully defending his MSc thesis!
November 2018 Dr. Amber Hill, our new postdoc, has won a scholarship from the Ministry of Science. Congratulation and good luck Amber!
June 2018 Interview with Benjy, in ASPB newsletter, on his late blight work
March 2018 Benjy won the top award (and $250,000!) in the Regeneron Science Talent Search 2018, for his mathematical model that uses disease data to predict the spread of late blight.
December 2017 Dr. Miri Ben-Hamo is joining our lab. Welcome Miri!
October 2017 Gal Rozenberg is our new MSc student. Good luck Gal!
September 2017 Roni Gafni is our new PhD student. Roni was selected to receive a PhD scholarship, from the Volcani Center, awarded to outstanding students. Congratulation Roni!
August 2017 Benjy was awarded the Davidson Fellow scholarship for his project- Modeling the spatio-temporal dynamics of Phytophthora infestans at a regional scale!
April 2017 Welcome to Lera Vakel, undergraduate student that will work on pests in almond orchards.
March 2017 Benjy won the 1st place award in the Plant Sciences category in New York City Science and Engineering Fair (NYCSEF) on his summer project on validating our late blight model!
September 2016 Israel's Chief Scientist of the Ministry of Agriculture decides to fund our project on "Developing spatio-temporal model for Amaranthus species".
September 2016 Dr. Helena Krasnov is our new Posdoc.
June 2016 Nitzan won the IWSC (International Weed Science) travel award and will present his work in the coming meeting in Prague.
May 2016 Benjy won the 3rd place award in the Plant Sciences category in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) on his summer project on late blight dynamics!
Sep 2014 Israel's Chief Scientist of the Ministry of Agriculture decides to fund our project on spatio-temporal dynamics of pests in an agricultural environment. This is a collaborative project that involve 8 researchers from 4 research institutes in Israel.
Nov 2015 Our work on "Variables associated with severity of bacterial canker and wilt caused by Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. michiganensis in tomato greenhouses" was accepted to Phytopathology.
Aug 2015 David joins our group as a graduate student. Welcome and good luck!
Aug 2015 Benjy is joining us for the summer and will work on late blight distribution.
Oct 2014 Nitzan joins our group as a graduate student. Welcome and good luck!
Sep 2014 Israel's Chief Scientist of the Ministry of Agriculture decides to fund our project on identifying the factors affecting the distribution of the Mal secco disease. This is a collaborative project that involve 9 researchers.