Dr. Eyal Rahav


Head of the Biology Dept., IOLR

Dr. Natalia Belkin

Lab manager


Eyal Geisler

PhD candidate

"Marine bioaggregates as hubs for microbial interactions and viral infections"

(Co-supervised with Dr. Edo Bar-Zeev, BGU)

Shira Givati

MSc cadnidate

Do the abnormal N:P ratio in the eastern Med are temperature-related?

(Co-supervised with Dr. Daniel Sher, HU)

Essam Kababo

MSc student


"Effects of crude oil and condensate on benthic microbes in the southeastern Mediterranean coast"

(Co-supervised with Prof. Dror Angel, HU)

Misha Suchanov

MSc candidate

Spatiotemporal variations in phytoplankton community structure and the association with changing environmental conditions in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea

(Co-supervised with Dr. Yoav Lehahn, HU)

Past Students and Research Assistants


Galit Ovadia, Ania Vichik, Or Hazan, Ofrat Raveh (Ofi), Hila Frank, Shahar Rosenfeld, Lital Ozeri, Yael Shai 

Israel Oceanographic and Limnological Research

Tel Shikmona 8030, Haifa 31080, Israel



Skype: eyal-rahav