Meir M. Barak
Post Doctoral position in the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Department of Human Evolution, in collaboration with Harvard University, Department of Human Evolutionary Biology
Weizmann Institute of Science, Department of Structural Biology (Professor Steve Weiner, Professor Ron Shahar from the Hebrew University).
Teaching certificate in Biology.
Doctor in Veterinary Medicine (DVM).
Hon. B.Sc in Animal Science.
- Understanding locomotion through trabecular bone architecture
- Origin of human bipedal locomotion
- Trabecular contribution to bone biomechanical behavior
- Bone biomechanical properties
- Structure-function relation
Took part in experiments done at the Grenoble synchrotron (ESRF) and in the BESSY synchrotron (BESSY, Berlin Germany); collaborating with Dr. Paul Zaslansky (MPI of Colloids and Interfaces, Germany) and Dr. Yael Politi (Weizmann institute of science, Department of Structural Biology).
Working in the genetics laboratory in the Agriculture Faculty in the Hebrew University, Rehovot.
Working in the biochemistry laboratory in the Agriculture Faculty in the Hebrew University, Rehovot.
Instructor for 4th year (final year) students in the Surgery department of the Koret vet School, the Hebrew university. During this period I was neutering and castrating dogs and cats with students.
Mentoring prodigy school kids for their science undergraduate final-project.
Anatomy lab instructor for 1th year students in Koret vet School, the Hebrew university.
Reviewer for the VCOT journal (Veterinary and Comparative Orthopaedics and Traumatology).
Reviewer for RSC journals (Royal Society of Chemistry).
Refereeing undergraduate vet students dissertations.
Writing and coordinating on the "Young at science" website of the Weizmann institute.
Working as a vet in several clinics, an animal shelter and on my own as a vet on call.
Working at and managing a busy vet clinic.
Penn State University, Pennsylvania USA. 4-week externship in hard tissue surgery and critical care medicine.