Prof. Angel Porgador

Prof. Angel Porgador Profile



Department : Shraga Segal Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Genetics
School of Pharmacy
Center for Emerging Diseases, Tropical Diseases and AIDS (CEMTA)
Room : 127
בנין 41 - המכון הלאומי לביוטכנולוגיה בנגב
Phone : 972-8-6477672
Email :
Office Hours :  
Innate Immunity


  • B.M.Sc. 1980-1982, Hebrew University, Faculty of Medicine.
  • B.Sc. 1982-1984, Hebrew university, Faculty of Life Sciences, Department of Computer Sciences.
  • M.Sc. 1987-1988, Weizmann Institute of Science, Dept. of Life Sciences. Advisors: Profs. Lea Eisenbach and Michael Feldman. Title: Expression of H-2K gene is correlated with decreased tumorigenicity and metastogenesis in B-16 melanoma cells. Ph.D. 1989-1993, Weizmann Institute of Science, Dept. of Life Sciences, Advisors: Profs. Lea Eisenbach and Michael Feldman, Title: Manipulating malignancy through gene transfer of cytokine genes and MHC class I genes.

Research Topics

  • Natural killer receptors and their ligands: Application for cancer, viral diseases and diabetes
  • Patterns of disease (cancer, cardio-vascular, neuro-degenerative) bio-markers in blood.

Major expertise and techniques in the lab

  • Tissue Culture of Natural Killer cells
  • Immunological assays including functional assays
  • Flow Cytometry

Publications and funding summary / representative publications and grants


Existing collaborations

  • Eitan Rubin
  • Raz Jelinek

Suggested multi-disciplinary research project / research focus topics

  • Study of Receptor-Ligand interaction
  • Lipids involved in receptor-ligand interaction

Additional links