single faculty member

  • Dr.

    Gad Schaffer
  • Lecturer

  • Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
  • +972 - (0)55-2236800
  • schaffergad@telhai.ac.il
    • Zoology,Gene expression mechanisms in hormonal control of fish growth and reproduction
    • Animals and fish in the ecological system and environmental effects on habitat selection
  • 4. Students:
    Ph.D. students, Dr. Avshalom Hurvitz – hurvitz@kdan.ac.il, Dr. Karen Jackson – karen@migal.org.il, Dr. Itai Tzchori,Dr. Svetlana Yom-Din – svetlanay@migal.org,Dr. Gal Levy – gall@migal.org.il, Dr. Tali Goldberg – talig@migal.org.il, Dr. Oren Pearlson – orenp@migal.org.il, Dr. David Kushnirov, Dr. Rakept Sharon. M.Sc. students,Dalia David, Lior Shauder,Maital Ezagouri
    Education
    Ph.D., Department of Zoology, Tel Aviv University
    M.Sc., Department of Biology, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa
    B.Sc., Haifa University
    Academic Activities
    Since 2008:     Chairperson, M.Sc. Program, Department of Biotechnology, Tel Hai College
    Since 1998:     Professor, Tel-Hai College Faculty of Sciences and Technology
    Since 1997:     Professor, Faculty of Agriculture, Hebrew University
    Since 1986-2011:        Academic Director, MIGAL - Galilee Technology Center
    1999 – 2003:   Dean of the Faculty of Sciences and Technology, Tel-Hai College
    1987 – 1999:   Academic Director of Agriculture, Tel-Hai College
    1994:               Visiting Professor, University of Maryland
    1993:               Adjunct Professor, East Carolina University, NC
    1991:               Visiting Scientist, City University of New York, Brooklyn College
    1983 – 1984:   Visiting Scientist, East Carolina University, NC, USA
    1981 – 1982:   Research Associate, Department of Biology, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
    Since 1979:     Lecturer, Tel-Hai College Faculty of Sciences and Technology and researcher at MIGAL - Galilee Technological Center
    Professional Experience and Training
    1990 – 1999:   Director, Golan Research Institute
    1976 - 1979:    Principal, Kibbutz Sasa High School
    1971 – 1976:   Teacher of biology, mathematics and agriculture, Kibbutz Sasa High School
    1964 – 1971:   Agricultural worker in orchards
    Membership in Professional Organizations
    Israel Zoology Society
    Israel Environment and Ecology Society
    Israel Society of Aquaculture
    Israel Society of Endocrinology
    Society for the Study of Amphibian and Reptiles
     

  • Gene expression mechanisms in hormonal control of fish growth and reproduction.

     

    Animals and fish in the ecological system and environmental effects on habitat selection.

     

    Fish and amphibian nutrition Molecular markers in fish Aquaculture biotechnology. 

  • 2016 - Present - Tel Hai College,  Multidisciplinary Studies - B.A. Program and Galilee Studies - M.A. Program

     

    • Undergraduate courses taught include: International relations and global politics from the Cold War to the present, Management and Conflict Resolution: From Theory to Practice - A and B

     

    • Graduate courses taught include: GIS applications in regional studies of the Galilee
  • Education

    Ph.D., Department of Zoology, Tel Aviv University

    M.Sc., Department of Biology, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa

    B.Sc., Haifa University

    Academic Activities

    Since 2008:     Chairperson, M.Sc. Program, Department of Biotechnology, Tel Hai College

    Since 1998:     Professor, Tel-Hai College Faculty of Sciences and Technology

    Since 1997:     Professor, Faculty of Agriculture, Hebrew University

    Since 1986-2011:        Academic Director, MIGAL - Galilee Technology Center

    1999 – 2003:   Dean of the Faculty of Sciences and Technology, Tel-Hai College

    1987 – 1999:   Academic Director of Agriculture, Tel-Hai College

    1994:               Visiting Professor, University of Maryland

    1993:               Adjunct Professor, East Carolina University, NC

    1991:               Visiting Scientist, City University of New York, Brooklyn College

    1983 – 1984:   Visiting Scientist, East Carolina University, NC, USA

    1981 – 1982:   Research Associate, Department of Biology, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology

    Since 1979:     Lecturer, Tel-Hai College Faculty of Sciences and Technology and researcher at MIGAL - Galilee Technological Center

    Professional Experience and Training

    1990 – 1999:   Director, Golan Research Institute

    1976 - 1979:    Principal, Kibbutz Sasa High School

    1971 – 1976:   Teacher of biology, mathematics and agriculture, Kibbutz Sasa High School

    1964 – 1971:   Agricultural worker in orchards

    Membership in Professional Organizations

    Israel Zoology Society

    Israel Environment and Ecology Society

    Israel Society of Aquaculture

    Israel Society of Endocrinology

    Society for the Study of Amphibian and Reptiles

    Publications

     

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