The Harel Lab

Experimental biology of vertebrate aging and age-related diseases

Young (top) and old (bottom) turquoise killifish

Exploring the Hallmarks of aging using the turquoise killifish

Transgenic fish expressing a fluorescent protein in the heart

Lab News:

We are looking for highly motivated students and postdocs.

January 2019 | A big welcome to our new PostDoc, Gwendoline!

October 2018 | Eitan receives the JBC 'Golden Opportunity Scholarship'

June 2018 | Itamar named as Zuckerman STEM Leadership Scholar

June 2018 | The Harel Lab joins the Jerusalem Brain Community (JBC)



Upcoming talks and events:

January 2019 Ageing and Epigenetics meeting, January 28-29th, at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

June 2018 | Excited to co-organize the 2nd Killifish meeting, June 7-9th 2018, Cologne

Sept 2018 | The 7th Genomics, Genetics and Evolution student organised meeting, Sep. 4th, 2018, HUJI

Sept 2018 | BIRAX Ageing Conference, Sep. 4-6th, 2018 at KCL, London





The turquoise killifish model for experimental aging research. Important landmarks in the life history of humans and the turquoise killifish, and their respective timeline.

Harel I, Valenzano DR, Brunet A., Nature Protoc. 11 (2016),