Sagol faculty


Prof. Roy Beck-Barkai

School of Physics and Astronomy, Exact Sciences Faculty

Tel: 03-6408477



Research topic: Elucidating the molecular mechanisms and biophysics of nano-scopic self-assembled neuronal systems.

Research methods: Solution small and wide angle X-ray scattering (SAXS/WAXS), Atomic force microscopy (AFM), Electron microscopy (EM), Fluorescence and cross polarized optical microscopy, Molecular biology, Biochemical characterization techniques

 Main projects in the lab include:

  1. Structures and interactions of neuronal intermediate filaments
  1. Self-assembly of Myelin sheaths and de-myelination in multiple sclerosis
  1. Role of intrinsically disorder protein in the nervous system