Administrative Staff

Dan Tchernov

Prof. Dan Tchernov

Head of the Mediterranean Sea Research Center of Israel

Other Position: Founder & Scientific Director of The Morris Kahn Marine Research Station Marine Biology Department
Chief operation officer of Project CETI

Research Areas: climate change biology, marine photosynthesis, molecular mechanisms in coral, deep and mesophotic reefs, fluorescent and luminiscent proteins

Dr. Yizhaq Makovsky

Prof. Yizhaq Makovsky

Technical Director


Research Areas: Active seafloor processes – climate and conservation, potential geohazards and resources, Margin and basin studies, Multi-attribute 2D & 3D seismic methods in offshore research, exploration and development, Very High Resolution acoustic profiling, imaging & characterization


Mrs. Sharon Liper

Head of Center Administration

Tel: +972-4-8288790
Fax: +972-4-8288267


Ms. Rotem Dori

Coordinator and administrative assistant


Tel: +972-4-8280789
Fax: +972-4-8288267