Guy Nir

Guy NirDepartment of Physics,
Bar-Ilan University,
Ramat Gan 5290002, Israel
Phone: +972-3-531-7393
Fax: +972-3-738-4054
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Education

Present – Ph d. in Biophysics, Bar-Ilan University
2009 – M. Sc. in Biophysics, Bar-Ilan University (Cum Laude)
2007 – B. Sc. in Biophysics, Bar-Ilan University

Research Overview

 

Publications

  1. M. Lindner, G. Nir, A. Vivante, I. T. Young and Y. Garini, Dynamic analysis of a diffusing particle in a trapping potential, Physical Review E, 87, 022716 (2013).
  2. G. Nir, M. Lindner and Y. Garini, Protein-DNA Interactions Studies with Single Tethered Molecule Techniques, in Protein Interactions, J. Cai and R. E. Wang, Editors. (2012), InTech. p. 369-400.
  3. M. Lindner, G. Nir and Y. Garini, Plasmonic Scattering as an Efficient Tool for a Force-Free Technique to Follow Single DNA Molecules The Open Optics Journal, 5, 12-16 (2011).
  4. M. Lindner, G. Nir and Y. Garini, Nano-optics methods for studying DNA-protein interactions, in Recent Advances in Nano-Technology, Z. Zalevsky, Editor. (2011), VDM Verlag: Saarbrücken. p. 155-192.
  5. G. Nir, M. Lindner, H. R. C. Dietrich, O. Girshevitz, C. E. Vorgias and Y. Garini, HU protein induces incoherent DNA persistence length, Biophysical Journal 100, 784-790 (2011).
  6. M. Lindner, G. Nir, S. Medalion, H. R. C. Dietrich, Y. Rabin and Y. Garini, Force-free measurements of the conformations of DNA molecules tethered to a wall, Physical Review E 83, 011916 (2011).
  7. M. Lindner, G. Nir, H. R. C. Dietrich, I. T. Young, E. Tauber, I. Bronshtein, L. Altman and Y. Garini, Studies of single molecules at their natural form, Israel Journal of Chemistry 49, 283-291 (2009).

Awards

  1. International Travel award, Biphysical Society Meeting, 2014.
  2. Bar-Ilan Institute for Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials scholarship for excellent students, 2013.
  3. Bar-Ilan President’s scholarship for distinguished Ph.D. students , 2010.

Conferences

  1. Israel Physical Societys, December 2013: “Studying single protein unfolding using force-free & flow-stretch techniques” (oral talk)
  2. Single Molecule Biophysics, May 2013, Neve-Ilan, Israel: “Single molecule protein unfolding and chromosome remodeling with TPM” (poster)
  3. Nano-Israel, March 2012: “Plasmonic nano-optical tweezers for studying DNA polymerase γ processivity” (poster)
  4. Israel Physical Society, December 2011: “Force-free measurments of the interactions between HU protein and single DNA molecule” (oral talk)
  5. Israel Physical Society, December 2010: “Force-free measurments of the interactions between HU protein and single DNA molecule” (poster, abstract)
  6. Nano-Israel, November 2010: “Force-free measurments of the interactions between HU protein and single DNA molecule” (poster, abstract)
  7. Israeli Biophysical Society annual meeting, October 2010: “Force-free measurments of the interactions between HU protein and single DNA molecule” (poster, abstract)
  8. BINA conference, June 2010: “Force-free measurments of the interactions between HU protein and single DNA molecule” (poster, abstract)
  9. BINA conference, June 2009: “Studying the interactions of a single DNA and enzyme using Tethered Particle Motion method (TPM) ” (Oral presentation)
  10. Israel Physical Society, December 2008: “Studying the interactions of a single DNA and enzyme using Tethered Particle Motion method (TPM) ” (Oral presentation, abstract)

Workshops

  1. Physics 2 life workshop, Weizmann Institute of Science, May 2010: “Force-free measurments of the interactions between HU protein and single DNA molecule” (poster, abstract)
  2. CPLC Summer School, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, July 2009.