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Name: Giorgi Shtenberg, Ph.D. (Researcher)
Units: Agricultural EngineeringGrowing, Production and Environmental Engineering
Research Interests / Job description  
Tel:  03-9683649 03-9683052
Cell: 050-7795925
Email:  giorgi@agri.gov.il
Office location:Office 414
Address:Institute of Agricultural Engineering
ARO, the Volcani Center, P.O.Box 6 Bet Dagan 50250


Biosensors & Nanoengineering Lab

Research Interests / Job description
1. Label-free optical biosensors based on nanomaterials, nanoparticles and thin-films.
2. Combined sensing techniques based on a single-device platform (all-in-one) for agricultural applications.
3. Rapid bioassays for monitoring environmental pollutants (heavy-metals, pharmaceuticals, pesticides, hormones, toxins).
4. Multifunctional nanoparticles for early diagnosis of animal diseases, field crops quality control and food safety.

Open positions

We are hiring enthusiastic and open minded M.Sc. and Ph.D. students for the development of innovative nanoscale sensors for agricultural applications. Background: Exact Sciences / Life Sciences.



Massad-Ivanir N., Shtenberg G., Zeidman T., Segal E. (2010) Construction and Characterization of Porous SiO2/Hydrogel Hybrids as Optical Biosensors for Rapid Detection of Bacteria. Adv. Funct. Mater. 20: 2269-2277.

Massad-Ivanir N.*, Shtenberg G.*, Tzur A., Krepker M.A., Segal E. (2011) Engineering Nanostructured Porous SiO2 Surfaces for Bacteria Detection via "Direct-Cell-Capture". Anal. Chem. 83(9): 3282-3289.

Shtenberg G., Massad-Ivanir N., Engin S., Sharon M., Fruk L., Segal E. (2012) DNA-Directed Immobilization of Enzymes onto Porous Si Optical Transducers. Nanoscale Res. Lett. 7(443): 1-6.

Massad-Ivanir N., Shtenberg G., Segal E. (2012) Advancing Nanostructured Porous Si-Based Optical Transducers for Label-Free Bacteria Detection. In: Nano-Biotechnology for Biomedical and Diagnostic Research. (E. Zahavy, A. Ordentlich, S. Yitzhaki, A. Shafferman, eds.), pp. 37-45. Springer, Netherlands.

Shtenberg G., Massad-Ivanir N., Moscovitz O., Engin S., Sharon M., Fruk L., Segal E. (2013) Picking Up the Pieces: A Generic Porous Si Biosensor for Probing the Proteolytic Products of Enzymes. Anal. Chem. 85(3): 1951-1956.

Massad-Ivanir N.*, Shtenberg G.*, Segal E. (2013) Biosensing of E. coli Bacteria by Porous Si Surfaces. J. Visualized Exp. 81 DOI:10.3791/50805.

Shtenberg G., Massad-Ivanir N., Fruk L., Segal E. (2014) Nanostructured Porous Si Optical Biosensors: Effect of Thermal Oxidation on Their Performance and Properties. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 6(18): 16049-16055.

Shtenberg G. and Segal E. (2014) Porous Silicon Optical Biosensors. In: Handbook of Porous Silicon. (L. Canham, ed.), pp. 857-868. Springer, Switzerland.

Shtenberg G., Massad-Ivanir N., Segal E. (2015) Detection of Trace Heavy Metal Ions in Water by Nanostructured Porous Si Biosensors. Analyst 140: 4507-4514.

Tzur Balter A., Shtenberg G., Segal E. (2015) Porous Silicon for Cancer Therapy: From Fundamental Research to the Clinic. Rev. Chem. Eng. 31: 193-207.

Nussinovitch U., Shtenberg G., Feld Y. (2016) A novel intra-aortic device designed for coronary blood flow amplification in unrevascularizable patients. J. Cardiovasc. Transl. Res. DOI: 10.1007/s12265-016-9702-4.

Massad-Ivanir N.*, Shtenberg G.*, Raz N., Gazenbeek C., Budding D., Bos M. P., Segal E. (2016) Porous Silicon-Based Biosensors: Towards Real-Time Optical Detection of Target Bacteria in the Food Industry. Sci. Rep. 6, 38099-38110.

Shtenberg G., Massad-Ivanir N., Khabibullin A., Zharov I., Segal E. (2018) Nanoporous Silica Colloidal Assembly for Label-Free Optical Monitoring of Proteolytic Reaction Products. Sens. Actuators, B 262, 796-800.



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