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Professor of Marine Biology and Chair in Environmental Zoology – Tel Aviv University


Department of Zoology, Faculty of Life Sciences, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel


Phone. +972-3-640-9090
Mail. yehudab@tauex.tau.ac.il


Partner Description

The Department of Zoology at Tel Aviv University (TAU) was initially established in 1932 as the Biological-Pedagogical Institute, and was one of the first institutions that formed Tel-Aviv University in its early days. Over the years, the department has become the largest academic center for zoological and ecological research in Israel and some of its members have played key roles in establishing the various nature conservation institutions and organizations in the country. Today, the Department is the largest departments in the Faculty of Life Sciences at Tel Aviv University. It comprises 24 faculty members and about 100 graduate students. Research in the department covers a wide spectrum of subjects, including Ecology, Evolutionary Biology, Animal Behavior and Marine Biology which constitute there a major section. The department also encompasses the I. Meier Segals Garden for Zoological Research, offering unique research and teaching facilities including a green house with a closed seawater system, as well as the zoological collections of the National Museum of Natural History at Tel-Aviv University that will be used for identification of the collected marine organisms during the project in all regions.

TAU is responsible for coordinating Work Package 1 on the management and collection of bio-resources and will also be involved in WP4 (cultivation improvements) and WP8 (management and dissemination).

eu-flagTASCMAR is a collaborative European research project funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, under grant agreement N° 634674.