Prof. Noam Adir holds the Bertha Hertz-Axel Chair in Chemistry and is the Dean of the Schulich Faculty of Chemistry of the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa. His research interests include X-ray crystallographic and Cryo-EM determination of biologically relevant macromolecular structures, the direct use of photosynthetic systems for solar energy conversion to electrical current and storable fuels and the development of novel anti-microbial compounds.
Structural biology of photosynthetic systems, enzymes, strain proteins and more.
Development of systems for converting solar energy into hydrogen through direct photosynthetic activity.
Ph.D Student, M.Sc 2019
Structural & functional characterization of cyanobacterial phycobilisomes.
New area of research in our lab: Peptide Antibiotics development.
Structural characterization of carotenoid binding proteins.
Developing antibiotics using under-represented peptide sequences.
Designing a Phycobiliprotein Based Exciton Energy Transfer System.
Coupling photosystem II with Pt-decorated CdSe@CdS nanorods for overall water splitting