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The Robert  H Smith Faculty
of Food, Agriculture and Environment
P.O. Box 12  Rehovot 76100 
ISRAEL

tel: 972-8-9489340
fax: 972-8-9475181
neomim@savion.huji.ac.il

Prof. Shlomo Nir

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.