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Faculty Team Wins Best Plant Synthetic Biology at iGem

November 4, 2018

One year ago, to the week, a group of driven students came to us with a exciting idea- they wanted to represent the Hebrew University of Jerusalem at iGEM- the worlds biggest synthetic biology competition.

After a year of hard work the results are in. Of over 300 teams our students' work was nominated for best software tool, won second place in the environmental project category, and won the best plant synthetic biology award!!

Congratulations to our winners who's achievements have made us very proud.

Congratulations to the recipients of distinguished prizes from the Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment!

June 12, 2018

Congratulations to the recipients of distinguished prizes from the Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment!

During the Hebrew University Board of Governors plenary session today Showcasing the Hebrew University’s Academic Achievements – Awarding of: 

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Feeding the world with more fish protein

June 27, 2017

 Israeli innovation feeds the world with more fish protein

As the world faces a projected population increase from today’s 7.5 billion people to 9 billion people by 2050, the demand for sustainable food sources is on the rise. The answer to this looming dilemma may well reside within the booming field of aquaculture. While wild fisheries have been on the decline for the last 20 years, aquaculture, or fish farming, is the fastest growing food-producing sector in the world, and will play an increasingly vital role in our planet’s food resources in the years to come.