Tagged Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

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Historic Academic Partnership Announced Between Israel and Morocco

  Left: Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (credit: Dani Machlis); right: Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (credit: UM6P) Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) in Israel and Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P) in Morocco have initiated discussions to collaborate on sustainability research projects, as well as students and faculty exchange programs. A formal Memorandum of Understanding…

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BGU Launches “Negev Prime” Program

  Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) will launch a new Amazon-based program dubbed “Negev Prime,” consisting of48 selected participants who will open their own Amazon store during the course of their studies. Combining unique teaching methods, top-notch mentors and innovative tools, the program reimagines the Negev trading arena. An initiative of the University’s Yazamut…

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Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Welcomes CyberArk R&D Center as a New Partner

  Photo: (Left to right) Ben-Gurion University of the Negev President Prof. Daniel Chamovitz; CEO of Gav-Yam Avi Jacobovitz; CyberArk’s founder and CEO Udi Mokady; CyberArk Beer Sheba Mayor, Ruvik Danilovich; and Chen Bitan – General Manager of CyberArk’s headquarters in Israel and CyberArk’s chief product officer. Photo: Diego Mitelberg Israeli cybersecurity company CyberArk (NASDAQ:CYBR)…

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Israeli Researchers Developing Probiotic Yogurt-Based Drugs for Inflammatory Conditions

  PHOTO: Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) Prof. Raz Jelinek (left) and Ph.D student Orit Malka with their probiotic yogurt in a BGU lab. (Credit: Dani Machlis) Researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) have for the first time identified new drug candidates based on molecules isolated from probiotic Kefir yogurt to combat pathogenic bacteria…

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BGU Announces Israel’s First School of Sustainability and Climate Change

  Photo: Volunteers from Ben-Gurion University, including President Prof. Daniel Chamovitz, clean up tar from the Nitzanim beach recently after the catastrophic oil spill in the Mediterranean off the coast of Israel. Ben-Gurion University of the Negev today announced the formation of Israel’s first School of Sustainability and Climate Change, an interdisciplinary research and innovation…

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Breakthrough Technology Leads to More Accurate and Less Expensive Mass COVID Testing

  Photo: (Left) Prof. Angel Porgador and BGU’s Prof. Tomer Hertz have developed a new Covid pooling diagnostic test. Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers are collaborating with Soroka University Medical Center and Clalit Health Services in Israel on the first use of a combinatorial pooling method for SARS-CoV-2 diagnostic testing. This new single-stage…

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Ben-Gurion University Researchers Use Seashells to Monitor Pollution

  Photo: A variety of Foraminifera from the sea floor. Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers advocate using seashells to monitor currently undetected industrial pollution from factories and desalination plants along the Israeli coastline and worldwide. “We have accurately quantified trace amounts of heavy metal enrichment from desalination plants on the Mediterranean coast of…