Curriculum Vitae

Prof. Danny Porath

Institute of Chemistry and The Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem 91904, Israel
Tel: +972-54-8820998

    Postdoctoral work, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

1993-1997    Ph.D., Physics, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

1990-1993    M.Sc., Physics, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

1985-1988    B.Sc., Physics, Mathematics, Electronics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Professional experiences (in reverse chronological order):
2017-present    Vice Dean Research, Faculty of Science, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
2016-present    Full Professor, Institute of Chemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
2013-present    Etta and Paul Schankerman Chair of Molecular BioMedicine
2011-2014          Director of the HUJI Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
2009-2016          Associate Professor, Institute of Chemistry, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
2007-2009          Senior Lecturer, Institute of Chemistry, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
2001-2007          Lecturer, Institute of Chemistry, Hebrew University of Jerusalem


Selected publications:

  1. Porath, D., A. Bezryadin, S. de Vries, and C. Dekker, "Direct measurement of electrical transport through DNA molecules". Nature, 2000. 403(6770): p. 635-638.

  2. Cohen, H., C. Nogues, R. Naaman, and D. Porath, "Direct measurement of electrical transport through single DNA molecules of complex sequence". Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2005. 102(33): p. 11589-11593.

  3. Shapir, E., H. Cohen, A. Calzolari, C. Cavazzoni, D.A. Ryndyk, G. Cuniberti, A. Kotlyar, R. Di Felice, and D. Porath, "Electronic structure of single DNA molecules resolved by transverse scanning tunnelling spectroscopy". Nature Materials, 2008. 7(1): p. 68-74.

  4. Porath, D., "SCANNING TUNNELLING MICROSCOPY A DNA sequence scanned". Nature Nanotechnology, 2009. 4(8): p. 476-477.

  5. Medalsy, I., M. Klein, A. Heyman, O. Shoseyov, F. Remacle, R.D. Levine, and D. Porath, "Logic implementations using a single nanoparticle-protein hybrid". Nature Nanotechnology, 2010. 5(6): p. 451-457.

  6. Livshits, G.I., A. Stern, D. Rotem, N. Borovok, G. Eidelshtein, A. Migliore, E. Penzo, S.J. Wind, R. Di Felice, S.S. Skourtis, J. Carlos Cuevas, L. Gurevich, A.B. Kotlyar, and D. Porath, "Long-range charge transport in single G-quadruplex DNA molecules". Nature Nanotechnology, 2014. 9(12): p. 1040-1046.

  7. Eidelshtein, G., Fardian-Melamed, N., Gutkin, V., Basmanov, D., Klinov, D., Rotem, D., Levi-Kalisman, Y., Porath, D., Kotlyar, A., "Synthesis and Properties of Novel Silver-Containing DNA Molecules", Advanced Materials, 2016, 28(24), p. 4839-4844

  8. Zhuravel, R., Stern, A., Fardian-Melamed, N., Eidelshtein, G., Katrivas, L., Rotem, D., Kotlyar, A.B., and Porath, D., "Advances in Synthesis and Measurement of Charge Transport in DNA-Based Derivatives", 2018, Advanced Materials, 30(41)

  9. Fardian-Melamed, N., Eidelshtein, G., Rotem, D., Kotlyar, A., Porath, D., “Scanning Tunneling Microscopy and Spectroscopy of Novel Silver-Containing DNA Molecules”, 2019, Advanced Materials, 31(35)

  10. Zhuravel, R., Huang, H., Polycarpou, G., Polydorides, S., Motamarri, P., Katrivas, L., Dvir Rotem, Sperling, J., Zotti, LA., Kotlyar, AB., Cuevas, JC., Gavini, V., Skourtis, SS. and Porath, D., "Backbone Charge Transport in Double Stranded DNA", 2020. Nature Nanotechnology, In Press.