Tommer Ravid

Prof. Tommer Ravid

Principal Investigator
Tommer  Ravid


Short Bio-sketch

Higher education

BSc: Awarded in 1991. Biology The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

MSc: Awarded in 1995. Department of Biochemistry Tel-Aviv University, Israel. Thesis: "Lipid transport and accumulation in the ovaries of female shrimp, Penaeus semisulcatus." Supervisors- Prof. Aliza Tiez-Dvir and Dr Ester Lubzens

  • PhD:  Awarded in 2001. Department of Clinical Biochemistry Tel-Aviv University, Israel. Dissertation: "Intracellular regulation of the cholesterol biosynthetic pathway." Supervisors- The late Prof. Shlomo. Eisenberg, Dr Josef. Roitelman and Dr Rachel. Golan

Research positions

  • Post-Doctorate research: 2000-2003. Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. University of California Davis, USA. Research subjects: Oxidative stress-induced Ceramide-mediated apoptosis, Oxidative stress-induced EGF receptor signaling
  • Associate Research Scientist: 2003-2007 Department of Molecular Biochemistry & Biophysics, Yale University, USA. Research subject: Endoplasmic reticulum-associated degradation by the Doa10 E3 ligase pathway  
  • Faculty member: since 2007. Department of Biological Chemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

Courses taught

  • 72121- "Cellular Biochemistry" (joint). BSc, 1st year
  • 72140- Guided Seminar-Honor's Program. (joint). BSc, 1st year
  • 72344-"Biochemistry Laboratory for Biology-Chemistry Students". BSc, 2nd year 72730- "The Molecular Basis of Cellular Regulation". Advanced course for MSc and PhD students
  • 72356--"Biochemistry Laboratory for Biology Students". BSc, 2nd year
  • 72372- "Introduction to Cell Biology" (Joint). BSc, 2st year
  • 72517-"Advanced Laboratory in Cellular Biology-Honor's Program" (Joint). BSc, 2nd & 3rd years 



Contact Information

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