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In The News

Jan 2017: Muhammad Jbara received the 2017 Prof. Rahamimoff Travel Grant for Young Scientists (The U.S.-Israel Binational Science Foundation, BSF).

July 2016: Our paper: "Palladium-Assisted Removal of a Solubilizing Tag from a Cys Side Chain To Facilitate Peptide and Protein Synthesis" was chosen as ACS Editors Chiose.

Jan 2016: Brik joined the Editorial Board of Cell Chemical Biology : http://www.cell.com/chemistry-biology/home

Jan 2016: Brik joined the Editorial Advisory Board of ChemBioChem link: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1002/(ISSN)1439-7633/

Nov 2015: Shimrit Ohayon received the best poster award at the 6th EFMC International Symposium on Advances in Synthetic and Medicinal Chemistry

May 2015: Brik received the 11th Hirata Award (Japan)

March 2015: Brik received the Friedrich Bessel Research Award from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (Germany)

Feb 2014: Our paper "Non-Enzymatic Polyubiquitination of Expressed Proteins, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136 (6),2665–2673 was highlighted as ACS Editors' Choice and in ACS Chemical Biology.    

October 2013: Brik was featured in Angew. Chem. Author Profile: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/anie.201308262/abstract

October 2013: The Brik Lab was featured in Bachem PePTalk: http://www.bachem.com/newsletter/Bachem_PEPTalk_Edition_58.html#featured_lab

October 2013: Our paper "Synthetic polyubiquitinated α-Synuclein reveals important insights into the roles of the ubiquitin chain in regulating its pathophysiology, published in PNAS, was highlighted in a commentary by Ivan Dikic in PANS " Breaking the limits of artifical ubiquitination"  http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2013/10/17/1317185110.full.pdf+html 

September 2013: Our paper "Synthetic polyubiquitinated α-Synuclein reveals important insights into the roles of the ubiquitin chain in regulating its pathophysiology, published in PNAS, was highlighted in News of the Week of C&EN. Issue: VOLUME 91, NUMBER 38 SEPTEMBER 23, 2013

 August 2013: Channel 2 aired TV segment on Brik, for more detials follow this link: http://www.mako.co.il/news-channel2/Weekend-Newscast/Article-da2a97b83696041004.htm

July 2013: Brik is the recipient of the Teva Award for Excellence in Chemical Biology (with Prof. Dan Tawfik) in memory of Eli Hurvitz.

July 2013: Peter Siman and Mahmood Haj-Yahya received Makhteshim (Sharev) awards for Outstanding Doctoral students.

June 2013: Roman Meledin received the Negev (Faran) fellowship for Outstanding Doctoral student.

May 2013: Somasekhar Bondalapati received the PBC fellowship (Council for Higher Education) for Outstanding Post-doctoral Researchers from China or India -2013/2014.

May 2013: The special Issue which is dedicated to Professor Brik for being the recipient of the 2013 Tetrahedron Young Investigator Award in Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry is now Online: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/09680896/21/12

Oct 2012: Brik was promoted to the rank of a Full Professor (As of March 1st, 2012).

Sept 2012: Peter Siman received the best presentation award, Graduate Student Meeting, Jerusalem, Israel.

Sept 2012: Hemantha Hosahalli received the PBC fellowship (Council for Higher Education) for Outstanding Post-doctoral Researchers from China or India -2012/2013.

Sep 2012: Mahmood Haj-Yahya received a travel award for the 32nd European Peptide Symposium (EPS).  

Aug 2012: Shimrit Ohayon received the Negev-Pharan scholarship for outstanding Ph.D. students.

July 2012: Brik is the recipient of the Tetrahedron Young Investigator Award in Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry for 2013. The Award will be presented at the 14th Tetrahedron Symposium in Vienna next June.

May 2012: Brik is the recipient of the Toronto Prize (BGU).

Feb 2012: Liat Spasser received the Israel Chemical Society Prize for Excellent Graduate Students 2011.

Jan 2012: Liat Spasser received the 2011 Prof. Rahamimoff Travel Grant for Young Scientists(The U.S.-Israel Binational Science Foundation (BSF).

Jan 2012: Brik joined the Editorial Board of Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry. 

March 2012: Brik joined the International Advisory Board of the Asian Journal of Organic Chemistry.

Dec 2011: Mahmood Haj-Yahya and Peter Siman received scholarships from the Israel Ministry of Science and Technology.

Nov 2011: Brik is the recipient of the 2011 Israel Chemical Society Prize for the Outstanding Young Scientist.

June 2011: Liat Spasser received the best poster award at the '22nd American Peptide Symposium' in San Diego.

May 2011: Our paper "Total Synthesis of a 304 residue, k48-linked tetra-Ubiquitin" was highlighted in News of the Week, C&EN, May 2011.  

May 2011: Our paper "Total Synthesis of a 304 residue, k48-linked tetra-Ubiquitin" was selected by the Editors of Angew. Chem. as a "hot paper" for its importance in a rapidly evolving field of high current interest.  

May 2011: Brik received the JSP fellowship in the 46th Buergenstock Conference, in Brunnen, Switzerland.

 April 2011: Brik was promoted to the rank of Associate Professor.

Jan 2011: Our paper "Towards elucidating the role of ubiquitination in the pathogenesis of Parkinson's disease using semisynthetic ubiquitinated alpha-Syn" was selected by the Editors of Angew. Chem. as a "hot paper" for its importance in a rapidly evolving field of high current interest.

Dec 2010: Mahmood Haj-Yahya and Peter Siman received scholarships from the Israel Ministry of Science and Technology.

Dec 2010: Our paper "Total Chemical Synthesis of di-Ubiquitin Chains" was highlighted in C&EN, Dec 20, 2010. (Issue: Chemical Year in Review 2010)

Oct 2010: Our paper "Total Chemical Synthesis of di-Ubiquitin Chains" was highlighted in C&EN, Oct11 2010.

Oct 2010: Mahmood Haj-Yahya received the Israel Chemical Society Prize for outstanding Ph.D. students. 

Oct 2010: Mahmood Haj-Yahya received the Negev scholarship for outstanding Ph.D. students. 

Nov 2009: Our paper "Highly Efficient and Chemoselective Peptide Ubiquitylation" was highlighted in C&EN, Nov 16,2009.

2009: Brik is the recipient of the Dean's Honor for Excellent Researcher in the Faculty of Natural Sciences, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel.