Innovative Research

Research teams conduct and publish studies in a diverse range of disciplines

Researching viral-induced diseases
Researching viral-induced diseases in the Dept.of Cell Research and Immunology

The Faculty of Life Sciences at TAU has the advantage of being a part of Israel’s largest and most comprehensive research university.  Tel Aviv University is recognized internationally for its research, recently ranked 148th best out of 500 universities in the world by U.S. News & World Report.  TAU ranks 1st in Israel and 18th in the world for citation impact per faculty member, a widely accepted measure of research productivity and relevance.  Furthermore, TAU is ranked 1st in Israel and 75th in the world for the number of research publications produced by its faculty.


The standard of research excellence in TAU’s Faculty of Life Sciences is recognized internationally, ranked 82nd in the world for Biology & Biochemistry research.  The Faculty includes 90+ research labs, including those in the University Botanical Gardens, the I.Meier Segals Garden for Zoological Research, the Institute for Cereal Crop Improvement, and the Steinhardt Museum of Natural History.  The range of research within the Faculty includes basic and applied research in fields as diverse as nanomedicine, cell biology, biophysics, immunology, ecology, zoology, biotechnology, and neurobiology.


This cutting-edge research is featured in scientific journals and international conferences. Our esteemed researchers also produce patents to revolutionize health and agriculture and collaborate with leading institutes of higher learning around the world.  By encouraging multi-disciplinary research and international collaboration, TAU’s Faculty of Life Sciences aims to maintain and advance our standing as a world leader in biological research.  

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