Ilana Berman-Frank

Ilana Berman-Frank


Curriculum Vitae,
Short outline, June 2014


Year                     Degree                                  Institution
1983-1987             B.Sc. Biology and Ecology   University of California, Irvine, CA, USA
1990-1996             Ph.D. Ecology/Limnology    Bar Ilan University, Israel
Doctoral Thesis: Inorganic Carbon Availability for Dinoflagellate Photosynthesis in Lake Kinneret. Supervisors: Prof. Zvy Dubinsky (Bar Ilan U.), Prof. Jonathan Erez (Hebrew U.), Dr. Tamar Zohary (KLL, IOLR).
Year                    Appointment                                                              
2011-Present      Associate Professor, Faculty of Life Sciences, Bar Ilan University,Director                                 of Aquatic Ecology and Biological Oceanography Laboratory.
2007-2011            Senior Lecturer,  Faculty of Life Sciences, Bar Ilan University
2002-2007            Lecturer, Faculty of Life Sciences, Bar Ilan University, Israel
1998-2002            Post Doctoral Fellow Researcher, Institute of Marine and Coastal                                             Sciences, Rutgers University, USA
1996-199              Post Doctoral Fellow Researcher, Departments of Earth and Life                                               Sciences, Hebrew University, Jerusalem. Meirbaum Oceanography                                          Fellowship
1993-1998            Lecturer, advisor to Dean, Tel Hai Rodman Academic College,
School of Sciences and Technology
1990 – 1993          Technician, Kinneret Limnological Laboratory, IOLR, Israel

2013-2015Member ASLO scientific organizing committee – Aquatic Sciences meeting Granada 2015.
2013-PresentChair – Education committee of the Mediterranean Sea Research Center(consortium of all Israeli universities)
2009-2012President, Israeli Association Aquatic Sciences
2004-presentBoard Member “EcoOcean” environmental non-profit organization to promote marine research and education. Lead PI for international course by EcoOcean and Ocean Team in Italy (June 2011)
2006-2012Member of ASLO (American association of Limnology and Oceanography) ethics committee
2008 – presentContributing editor – Aquatic Microbial Ecology
2009Coeditor of  special volume of Aquatic Microbial Ecology Progress and perspectives in aquatic primary productivity (Volume 56-2009)special theme section of Aquatic BotanyPrimary Production in Seagrasses and Macroalgae (Volume 7 -2009)
2008- presentMember international GAP committee (Group for Aquatic Primary Productivity)
2007-2008Chairperson local organizing committee GAP WORKSHOP –Bat Sheva de Rothschild seminar on aquatic primary productivity, Eilat March 30-April 8, 2008