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Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology
The Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food & Environment
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

P.O. Box 12 
Rehovot 76100 
ISRAEL

Tel: 08-9489219
Fax: 08-9466794
rakefetk@savion.huji.ac.il

Prof. Leonid Chernin

Research Interests

  • Bacterial biocontrol agents of fungal and bacterial plant pathogens;
  • Genetics, regulation and mechanisms of the bacteria biocontrol activity;
  • Cell to cell communication (quorum-sensing) in plant-associated bacteria;
  • Genetic manipulation of plant growth promoting bacteria and plants to enhance biocontrol of phytopathogens;,
  • Oncogenicity of Agrobacterium tumefaciens and its control