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Department of Animal Sciences
The Robert H. Smith Faculty
of Agricultural, Food & Environment

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Herzl 229, Rehovot 7610001, Israel
Phone: +972-(0)8-9489119;
Fax: +972-(0)8-9465763;
Yael Lewitus, Department's Secretary

Prof. Amatsia Zimber

Associate Professor (Emeritus), Animal Sciences


  • Ph.D. Physiology, Cornell University, 1970
  • M.Sc. Zoology, Dept. Experimental Medicine & Cancer, Hebrew Univ., 1964
  • B.Sc. Zoology, Hebrew University, 1962

Teaching Responsibilities:

71004 – Zoology; the invertebrates
71808 – Introduction to animal biology
71930 – Proliferation and differentiation in animal cells
71079 – Biology of the cell – the animal cell

Reasearch Interests:

Carcinogenesis in farm animals and in other animal models.