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EMANUEL  HANSKI,  JACOB EPSTEIN PROF. OF BACTERIOLOGY 
Status : ACTIVE Birth place : LIGNICE, POLAND
Office Phone: 02-675-8196 Fax:
E-Mail: hanski@cc.huji.ac.il
U.R.L: http://emanuelhanski.ekmd.huji.ac.il
 
Department Faculty  
MICROBIOLOGY AND MOLECULAR GENETICS FACULTY OF MEDICINE Dept. Description
 
Academic Degree   Institution Year
Ph.D. HEBREW UNIV. 1979
 
Academic Position   Year
PROFESSOR 1996
ASSOC. PROFESSOR 1991
 
Administrative Position   From To
Chair, Institute of Microbiology. 1999 2002
 
Research Interests
Molecular and cellular mechanisms of microbial pathogenesis:
the structure and function of bacterial protein toxins.
The mechanisms of attachment of bacteria to target host cells.
 
Research Projects
Structure, function and the mechanism of penetration of Bordetella
Protein F, a fibronectin binding protein of Streptococcus pyogenes
Study of mechanisms of virulence in highly invasive group A
Development of a screen for identification of new antibiotics (with
Mechanisms of microbial pathogenesis:
Group A streptococcus IL-8 protease that subverts host innate
A quorum sensing system mediating positive and negative regulation of
 
Selected Publications
Publication Title   Year
A streptococcal protease that degrades CXC chemokines and 2006
Degradation of host chemokines in group A streptococcal 2004
EspH, a new cytoskeleton-modulating effector of 2003
A locus of group A Streptococcus involved in invasive disease 2002
A streptococcal infection in Israel: A prospective 2002
Construction of mini-Tn5cyaA' and its utilization for the 2001
De novo formation of focal complex-like structures in host cells 2001
Characterization of a mouse-passaged, highly encapsulated 2000
Roles for integrins and fibronectin in entry of 1998
Agents that inhibit Rho, Rac and Cdc42 do not block formation of 1998
Interaction of enteropathogenic Escherichia coli with host 1998
A novel two domain mechanism for streptococal adhesion to 1996
Translocation of adenylate cyclase toxin across target cell 1992
Expression of protein F, the fibronectin-binding protein of 1992
Protein F, a fibronectin-binding protein, is an adhesin of the 1992
Hemolysis and uncontrolled intracellular cAMP generation are 1991
Adenylate cyclase toxin from Bordetella pertussis: The 1991
Bordetella pertussis adenylate cyclase toxin. 1991
Anti- Bordetella pertussis adenylate cyclase antibodies 1990
Bordetella pertussis adenylate cyclase toxin: 1990
 
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