CV E. Trifonov


    1961 M.Sc. -Moscow Physico-Technical Institute. Biophysics.

    1970 Ph.D. -Moscow Physico-Technical Institute. Molecular Biophysics.

     Working experience:

    1961-1964-Research, Moscow Physico-Technical Institute.

    1965-1975-Research, Biological Department, I. Kurchatov Institute of Atomic Energy, Moscow.

    1976-1991-Associate Professor, Dept. of Polymer Research

    1992-2002-Professor, Department of Structural Biology, The Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel.

    Since 2003-Professor Emeritus, The Weizmann Institute of Science.

    1992-1995-Head, Center for Genome Structure and Evolution, Institute of Molecular Medical Sciences, Palo Alto, USA (visiting position).

    Since 2002-Head, Genome Diversity Center, Institute of Evolution, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel.

    Since 2007-Professor, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic.

     Teaching and invited series of lectures:

     1970-1975-Moscow Physico-Technical Institute.

    1981-2000-The Feinberg Graduate School (The Weizmann Institute of Science).

    1987-University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA

    1988-University of Wuerzburg, FRG

    1988-1992-International Summer School for talented high school students (Long Island, USA).

    1989-Research Computer Center of Academy, Pushchino, USSR

    1990-Yale University, New Haven, USA

    1990-L. Pauling Institute of Science and Medicine, Palo Alto, USA

    1992, 95, 97-Bar-Ilan University (Tel-Aviv, Israel).

    1993, 95-The Fromm Institute of Lifelong Learning, University of San Francisco (San Francisco, USA).

    1999, 2007-Masaryk University and Inst. of Biophysics (Brno, Czech Republic).

    1999-Lomonosov Moscow State University.

    2000-University Paris Sud, Orsay

    2000-Murdoch University, Australia

    Since 2002-University of Haifa

    2005, 2009-University of Rome "Sapienza"

    Since 2007-Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic


     1970-1975-Physical chemistry of proteins and nucleic acids, for undergraduate students

    1974-Grammar of genetic language, for undergraduate and graduate students.

    1981-Physical chemistry and molecular biology of nucleic acids, for graduate students.

    1984- New chapters in nucleic acids research, for graduate students

    1988-1992-Molecular biology of the gene, for talented high school students.

    1990-Molecular and sequence structure of nucleic acids, for graduate students.

    1992, 96, 97-Molecular and sequence structure of genomes, for graduate students.

    1993, 95-Talking to DNA, for retirees.

    1995-Molecular evolution, for graduate students.

    Since 1998-Genetic codes, for graduate students.

    Since 2002-Early molecular evolution, for graduate students


    Since 1965-Supervisor of 19 master, 23 doctoral theses and 4 postdoctoral fellows in Molecular Biophysics and Bioinformatics

     Invited lectures at scientific meetings: over 150

     Editorial and advisory boards:

     1970-1975-Editor, Microbiology and Biochemistry Sections of Russian "Biological Abstracts".

    1988-1995-Editor, Journal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics.

    1993-2004-Editorial board and Associate Editor, Journal of Molecular Evolution

    1994-1999-Academic Council of the College of Judea and Samaria(Kedumim-Ariel, Israel).

    Since 1997-Editorial Board of "Gene Therapy and Molec. Biology".

    Since 2006-Editorial Board of OMICS, J. of Integrative Biology

    2010-Editorial Advisory Board, J. Biomol. Str. and Dynamics

     Membership in learned societies:

    1970-USSR Biochemical Society

    1987-The Israel National Committee for CODATA

    1993-International Society of Molecular Evolution

    1997-International Society of Gene Therapy and Molecular Biology.


    1969-I. Kurchatov Prize for Young Scientists

    1971-I. Kurchatov Prize for Basic Research

    1982-2002-J. Kleeman Professor of Molecular Biophysics

    1999-Adjunct Professor of Lomonosov Moscow State University

    2003-The Stanislaw Ulam Memorial Lecture at the 2003 RECOMB meeting, Berlin

    2004-Mendel Lecture, Brno, Abbey of St. Thomas, October 7

    2007-INNOLEC Lectureship Award, Masaryk University, Brno

    2008-Distinguished Membership Award of Israeli Society for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (ISBCB)

    2009-Distinguished Citizen Fellow, University of Indiana, South Bend, IN

      Publications: over 200 titles.

     Current Ph. D. students

     Gabdank I, Ben-Gurion University, Beer-Sheva, 2006 -

    Rapoport A, UH, 2007 -

    Zbolinsky Alex, UH, 2009 -

    Pergamentz Rochel, UH, 2009 -

     Current postdocs

     Frenkel Zakharia  Nucleosome positioning sequence pattern. 2009-

    Salih Fadil  3D structure of chromatin, 2009-

    Senior Researcher, Teaching Fellow
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