On A Dark Desert Highway – Professor Simon Barak

Sunday, April 25

‘On a Dark Desert Highway’ – Research and Development in the Negev

Join us at 3.00 pm when Simon Barak, cousin of our member Gillian Reik, will be speaking from the Sede Boker campus of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev on this subject as part of our Israel Events. Michael Reik will be introducing Simon.

Simon is a recognized leader in studying genes that allow plants to survive in the world’s harshest environments such as those found in the Negev desert, and is the author of scores of articles in scientific journals.

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Simon made Aliyah in 1990 and married Michal shortly after. Following his initial degrees, he obtained a Ph.D. from Ben-Gurion University (BGU) at the Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research (BIDR) in 1999 and is currently an Associate Professor at BIDR. In addition, he is involved in promoting Ben-Gurion University via establishing BGU Radio, filmmaking and representing BGU in national and international forums.

Meeting ID: 814 5550 9976

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