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Name: Giorgi Shtenberg, Ph.D. (Researcher)
Units: Agricultural EngineeringGrowing, Production and Environmental Engineering
Research Interests / Job description  
Cell: 050-7795925
Email:  giorgi@agri.gov.il
Office location:Office 414, Lab 749
Address:Institute of Agricultural Engineering
Agricultural Research Organization, Volcani Institute
HaMaccabim Rd. 68; POB 15159, Rishon LeZion 7528809, Israel


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.

Nirala N.R., Pinker N., Desitti C., Shtenberg G. (2019) Milk Haptoglobin Detection Based on Enhanced Chemiluminescence of Gold Nanoparticles. Talanta 197, 257-263.

Nirala N.R., Shtenberg G. (2019) Gold Nanoparticles Size Dependent Enhanced Chemiluminescence for Ultra-Sensitive Haptoglobin Biomarker Detection. Biomolecules 9, 372.

Nirala N.R., Shtenberg G. (2019) Enhanced fluorescence of N-acetyl-β-D-glucosaminidase activity by ZnO quantum dots for early stage mastitis evaluation. Front. Chem. 7, 754.

Nirala N.R., Harel Y., Lellouche J.P., Shtenberg G. (2020) Ultrasensitive haptoglobin biomarker detection based on amplified chemiluminescence of magnetite nanoparticles. J. Nanobiotechnol. 18(1), 1-10.

Nirala N.R., Shtenberg G. (2020) Amplified fluorescence by ZnO nanoparticles vs. quantum dots for bovine mastitis acute phase response evaluation in milk. Nanomaterials 10(3), 549. 

Kumar N.D., Pinker N., Shtenberg G. (2020) Porous Silicon Fabry-Pérot Interferometer for N-acetyl-β-D-glucosaminidase biomarker monitoring. ACS Sens. 5(7), 1969-1976.

Kumar N.D., Pinker N., Shtenberg G. (2020) Inflammatory biomarker detection in milk using label-free porous SiO2 interferometer. Talanta 220, 121439.

Nirala, N.R. and Shtenberg, G. (2021) Bovine mastitis inflammatory assessment using silica coated ZnO-NPs induced fluorescence of NAGase biomarker assay. Spectrochim. Acta, Part A, 257, 119769.

Bismuth M., Zaltser E., Divagar M., Suckeveriene R., Shtenberg G. (2021) Real-Time Detection of Copper Contamination in Environmental Water using Porous Silicon Fabry-Pérot Interferometer. Analyst, 146, 5160-5168.

Nirala, N.R. and Shtenberg, G. (2021) N-acetyl-β-D-glucosaminidase biomarker quantification in milk using Ag-Porous Silicon SERS platform for mastitis severity evaluation. Appl. Surf. Sci. 566, 150700.

Kumar D.N., Baider Z., Elad D., Blum S.E., Shtenberg G. (2021) Botulinum Neurotoxin-C Detection Using Nanostructured Porous Silicon Interferometer. Chemosensors, 9(8), 228.

Nirala N.R., Asiku J., Dvir H., Shtenberg G. (2021) N-acetyl-β-D-glucosaminidase activity assay for monitoring insulin-dependent diabetes using Ag-porous Si SERS platform. Talanta 239, 123087.

Kumar D.N., Reingewirtz S., Shemesh M, Suckeveriene R., Shtenberg G. (2022) DNAzyme-based biosensor for sub ppb lead ions detection using porous silicon Fabry-Pérot interferometer. Sens. Actuators, B, 131761.

Kumar D.N., Baider Z., Elad D., Blum S.E., Shtenberg G. (2022) Porous Silicon Fabry-Pérot Interferometer for the Detection and Characterization of Botulinum Neurotoxin C. Anal. Chem. 94, 5927-5936.

Kumar D.N., Freidman I., Sionov E., Shtenberg G. (2023) Porous Silicon Fabry-Pérot Interferometer Designed for Sensitive Detection of Aflatoxin B1 in Field Crops. Food Chem. 405, 134980.

Muthukumar D., Shtenberg G. (2023) Design and construction of a SERS-based biosensor for real-time detection of E. coli in milk samples using silver-coated nano porous silicon substrates. Talanta. 254, 124132.

Muthukumar D., Naim M., Kumar D.K., Massad-Ivanir N., Shemesh M, Shtenberg G. (2023) Sensitive Escherichia coli detection using porous Si immunosensor coupled with rapid catalytic signal amplification. Sens. Actuators, B, 134479.

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