Prof. Shlomo Nir

Contact

The Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment,
P.O. Box 12, Rehovot 76100, Israel.
Tel: 08-9489172; Fax: 08-9475181
email: shlomo.nir@mail.huji.ac.il

Education:

1962 - B.Sc. in from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
1965 - M.Sc. in Theoretical Physics from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
1969 - Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Research Interests:

Water purification from organic and inorganic contaminants and microorganisms by micelle-clay and organo-clay complexes. Cation adsorption to clay particles and membranes. Preparation of herbicide formulations based on organo-clays and micelle-clay, which reduce herbicide leaching, volatilization and photodegradation. Particle aggregation in bulk and on surfaces. Membrane fusion: Vesicle-vesicle, virus-vesicle and virus-cell. Interactions of peptides with membranes and pore formation. Endocytosis.

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