Dr. Yael Bar Lavan
Dead sea & Arava science center, Central Arava, Hazeva
1. Discovery of plant extracts with a potential neuroprotective role against neurodegenerative disease models in C.elegans and against in vitro models of cancer diseases (tumors cell lines and cancer stem cells).
2. Identification of new stress-resistant bacteria with potential to be used in agriculture as a biocontrol agent with antifungal and plant growth enhancement properties.