Prof. Ben-Aroya Shay

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Associate Professor
Prof. Shay Ben-Aroya
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Personal details:

Date of birth: October 17, 1968

Place of birth: Israel

Military Service (1987-1994)- Graduate of the Israeli Naval Academy-Released as a Major

Academic background:

October 2009-present: Senior lecturer

Bar-Ilan University

Ramat-Gan Israel

2005-July 2009:  Post-doctoral Fellow

University of British Columbia,

Michael Smith Laboratories,

Vancouver, BC, Canada

PI: Dr. Philip A. Hieter

Research: “Identifying and exploiting the underlying molecular defects leading to Chromosome Instability in Cancer”

1999-2003: PhD.

Tel-Aviv University

Dept. of Molecular Micro and Biotech

PI: Professor Martin Kupiec

Thesis Title: “Characterization of factors involved in the maintenance of genome stability in the yeast Saccharomyces Cerevisiae

1997-1999: MSc.

Tel-Aviv University

Dept. of Molecular Micro and Biotech

PI: Professor Martin Kupiec

Thesis Title: “Mutants of Saccharomyces cerevisiae that show  increased levels of recombination between repeated sequences”

1994 –1997: BSc.

Biology Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel

 

 

Publications

Recent publications

Lev I, Volpe M, Goor L, Levinton N, Emuna L, Ben-Aroya S. (2013) Reverse PCA, a systematic approach for identifying genes important for the physical interaction between protein pairs. PloS Genet. 9(10):e1003838. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1003838.

Peters LZ, Hazan R, Breker M, Schuldiner M, Ben-Aroya S (2013) Formation and dissociation of proteasome storage granules are regulated by cytosolic pH. J. Cell Biol.  201(5):663-71. doi: 10.1083/jcb.201211146.

Peters LZ, Karmon O, David-Kadoch G, Hazan R, Yu T, Glickman MH, Ben-Aroya S (2015) The protein quality control machinery regulates its misassembled proteasome subunits. PLoS Genet. 11(4):e1005178. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1005178

Research

Our laboratory uses the baker yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae as a model system for understanding Genome stability, Cancer and Protein Quality Control. Please refer to our lab website (http://ysblab.wix.com/sblab) in order to learn more about our research.