Chemistry and Life, Life and Chemistry. As the pivotal science describing atoms and the nature of matter, Chemistry provides an indispensable molecular understanding of the biological processes that underlie the miracle of life. The ChemLife Center @ BIU is a multi-group research force jointly harnessing our expertise in the various fields of chemistry for innovative and translational research that will impact future human health and well-being. We will realize this goal through fruitful collaborations between our PIs and with academic and industrial partners while highlighting our own cutting-edge abilities in chemical analysis, fabrication, synthesis, spectroscopy, and computation.

We have assembled workgroups focused upon three research domains:

  • MedTech, including diagnostics, drug delivery, vaccines, biomaterials, and nanomedicine
  • Agro/FoodTech, including sustainable crop protection agents, food preservation and safety, food additives, and nutrient enhancement
  • Therapeutics, including antibiotics, anti-inflammatory bioagents, therapies for cancer and neurodegenerative diseases, and AI-based drug design

We encourage you to contact us and learn more of our efforts.


Prof. Amnon Albeck


Dr. Hannah-Noa Barad


Prof. Gerardo Byk


Prof. Jordan Chill


Prof. Bilha Fischer


Dr. Eyal Golub


Prof. Gil Goobes


Prof. Arie-Lev Gruzman

+972-3-7384597, 4596

Prof. Dan Thomas Major


Prof. Shai Rahimipour


Prof. Sharon Ruthstein


Prof. Hanoch Senderowitz


Prof. Hagay Shpaisman


Prof. Yaakov Tischler




Administrative coordinator

Dr. Tamar Tennenbaum