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Celebrating a Decade of Discoveries:
The 10th Annual Retreat of the Marine Biology Department

The 10th annual retreat of the Department of Marine Biology, headed by Prof. Smadar Ben-tabou De-leon, took place at 7.3.24 at the University campus. It was attended by about 100 participants, including PhD and MSc students, post-doc scholars, principle investigators, lab managers, research associates and representative of four sponsoring companies.

During the retreat, students and researchers presented their scientific works in lectures and posters, demonstrating the multidisciplinary research in the department that advances the understanding of life in the oceans and their conservation. Rhenium representative presented the advanced properties of Rhenium new Digital PCR.

Special thanks to Shanduo Chen that designed the beautiful retreat logo; to Prashant Tewari, Lior Shimoni and Alhan Abu Hamoud for organizing the social activity that helped breaking the ice; to Hagai Nativ for the beautiful photographs and to our generous sponsors: Rhenium, Aquazone, Getter Group, and Tivan biotech.

At the end of the meeting, prizes were awarded to the three best lectures and posters , and the winners are:

Best Lecture Awards:  


 Best Poster Awards:

First Prize: Yara Soussan


 First Prize: Majed Layous

Second Prize: Elinor Nadir


 Second Prize: Tovah Nehrer

Third Prize: Areen Qassem


 Third Prize: Debi Ramon

 Congratulations to all!

For more photos by Hagai Nativ, click here