Research & Services | Biofilm Research Laboratory

Steinberg Doron, HUJI, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Institute of Dental Sciences


Biofilms, dental biofilms, genetic expression, quorum sensing, drug delivery



  • The foci of Dr. Steinberg’s laboratory are related to the study of various aspects  of dental biofilms

Research provided

  • The Biofilm Research laboratory researches:
  • Biofilm formation, composition, properties and prevention
  • Cell-cell communication, quorum sensing
  • Genetic expression of biofilms
  • Development of drugs and drug delivery systems, and sustained release devices affecting biofilms


  • Biofilm research is conducted using such advanced technologies as molecular biology, surface plasmon resonance, proteomics, microaarays, and biochemical analysis
  • Development of several techniques for constructing biofilms on various surfaces

Client record

  • BSF (US-Israel Binational fund)
  • EU (frame work -6)
  • Israeli Ministry of Health
  • Israel Ministry of Trade and Commerce
  • Israeli Academy of Sciences
  • Commercial: various international and local companies

Available equipment

  • Real time RT-PCR
  • Controlled dept film fermentors
  • Confocal laser scanning microscopy
  • DNA microarray analyzer


  • Doron Steinberg, PhD
  • Moshe Shemesh, Adel Jabbour, Mark Feldman, Dani Morrinos (PhD candidates)
  • Batia Zacks , MS, Avshalom Tam, MS, Hila Shafer  


Doron Steinberg, PhD dorons@cc.huji.ac.il

Contact for more information:

Itzik Goldwaser
VP, Head of Research Collaborations
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