Prof. Alexander Vainstein

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Mailing Address:
The Robert H. Smith Institute of
Plant Sciences and Genetics
in Agriculture
Herzl 229, Rehovot 7610001, Israel

Administrator: Neomi Maimon 
Tel: 972-8-948-9251,
Fax: 972-8-948-9899,

Secretary of teaching program:
Ms. Iris Izenshtadt
Tel: 972-8-9489333

Director: Prof. David Weiss
Tel: 972-8-948-9436
Fax: 972-8-948-9899


Research Interests

Genomic/metabolomic/proteomic approaches for identification of novel (regulatory and biosynthetic) aroma genes

Metabolic engineering of plants and yeast

Site-specific genome modification and genetic engineering in plants


Funding: Ministry of Agriculture; Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor; Ministry of Science; The Israel Science Foundation; United States-Israel Binational Agricultural Research and Development Fund (BARD); German-Israeli Foundation (GIF); AID-CDR; Yissum (private companies).

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