Prof. Laura Steindler

Associate Professor

Department of Marine Biology


Phone: 972-4-8288987

Research interest

Host-microbe interactions (symbiosis in marine sponges) Cell-cell signaling in host-associated microbiomes (quorum sensing) Physiology and molecular biology of marine bacteria (e.g. SAR11) and their adaptations to the ultra-oligotrophic Eastern Mediterranean Sea Photoheterotrophy in marine bacteria (proteorhodopsin, aerobic anoxygenic phototrophic bacteria)