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Yonatan Bendett

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Curriculum Vitae

Education:

  • 2023-present   Ph.D student at the School of Plant Sciences and Food Security. Advisor: Prof. Lilach Hadany. 

  • 2021-2023       M.Sc. in Theoretical and Mathematical Biology, School of Plant Sciences and Food Security. Title: Theoretical models on the role of microbes in the evolution of their hosts social behavior: 1. Little Peacemakers: microbes can promote non-violent conflict resolution by their hosts. 2. (Appendix) Microbiome-related aspects of locust density-dependent phase transition. Advisor: Prof. Lilach Hadany. Summa cum laude.  

  • 2017-2022       B.Sc. in Biology (summa cum laude) and Physics at Tel-Aviv University in Israel. Student in the "Adi Lautman Outstanding Students Program".

Awards and Honours:

  • Excellence in teaching award from the Life-Science faculty, Tel-Aviv University (2022).

  • Four years of full scholarship based on academic excellence, "Adi Lautman Outstanding Students Program" (2018-2022).

  • Dean's certificate of excellence, Life-Science faculty, Tel-Aviv University (2018).

 

Publications:

  • Lavy, O., Lewin-Epstein, O., Bendett, Y., Gophna, U., Gefen, E., Hadany, L., Ayali, A.,2022.  Microbiome-related aspects of locust density-dependent phase transition. Environmental Microbiology. [HTML]

Presentations:

  • Oral presentation at the Israeli Society of Evolutionary Biology 2023 (ISEB) meeting in Haifa, Israel (2023). Title: " Non-violent conflict resolution: a role for microbes?"

  • Poster presentation at the 3rd Israeli Conference for Conservation Science (ICCS) in Tel-Aviv, Israel, 2022. Title: "Microbiome-related aspects of locust density-dependent phase transition".

Teaching:

  • TA in Statistics for the life sciences excellence program course (0455-1810). Life Sciences faculty, (TAU 2024).

  • TA in Population Genetics and the Evolutionary Theory course (0455-3061). Life Sciences faculty, (TAU 2024).

  • TA in Statistics for the life sciences excellence program course (0455-1810). Life Sciences faculty, (TAU 2023).

  • TA in Population Genetics and the Evolutionary Theory course (0411-3061). Life Sciences faculty, (TAU 2022).

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