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Curriculum Vitae

Sharon Grayer Wolf

Senior Research Fellow

Head, Electron Microscopy Unit

Dept. Chemical Research Support

Weizmann Institute of Science

234 Herzl St., Rehovot 76100 ISRAEL

Telephone: +972-8-934-4421 

Mobile: +972-50-794-5518

Email:  sharon.wolf@weizmann.ac.il

Website: http://www.weizmann.ac.il/Chem...

Education

June 1991-May 1995: Postdoctoral Fellow at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Life Sciences Division, with Dr. K.H. Downing. Research: Elucidation of the structure of tubulin by high resolution electron crystallography and microscopy.

May 1991: Ph.D. awarded, Dept. of Structural Chemistry, The Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot. Supervisor: Prof. L. Leiserowitz. Thesis: “The Structure of Two-Dimensional Crystals Residing at the Air-Solution Interface”.

April 1986: M.Sc. awarded, Dept. of Structural Chemistry, The Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot. Supervisors: Prof. L. Leiserowitz and Prof. Z. Berkovitch-Yellin. Thesis: “The Modeling of the Structures of Amphiphilic a-Amino Acid Monolayers”.

August 1982: B.A. in Chemistry, University of California, Santa Cruz.


2016 – present: Senior Research Fellow and Head of the Electron Microscopy Unit, Dept. of Chemical Research Support, Weizmann Institute of Science.

2014- present: Head of the Electron Microscopy Unit, Dept. of Chemical Research Support, Weizmann Institute of Science.

2003- 2016: Senior Staff Scientist at Electron Microscopy Unit, Dept. of Chemical Research Support, Weizmann Institute of Science.

1997- 2003: Associate Staff Scientist at the Electron Microscopy Unit, Dept .of Chemical Research Support, Weizmann Institute of Science.

May 1995- Nov. 1996: Research Scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Life Sciences Division. Research: Solving the structure of the protein tubulin by electron crystallography of two-dimensional crystals.


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Qualifications

Research in cryoEM, cryoSTEM tomography, electron crystallography