Israel Alshanski

Israel Alshanski

Ph. D candidate
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Joint with Prof. Shlomo Yitzchaik

Academic career:

finished his B.Sc. in pharmaceutical engineering (biotechnological engineering) in 2015 and M.Sc. in chemistry in 2017 under the supervision of Prof. Chaim Gilon. Now finishes his 4th year of Ph.D. under the supervision of Dr. Mattan Hurevich and Prof. Shlomo yitzchaik. His research focuses on synthesis and sensing applications of biopolymers.

married with a son. His hobbies include tennis, traveling and camping.


1. Attia J, Nir S, Mervinetsky E, et al (2021) Non-covalently embedded oxytocin in alkanethiol monolayer as Zn2+ selective biosensor. Sci Rep 11:1–7.

2. Alshanski I, Sukhran Y, Mervinetsky E, et al (2021) Electrochemical biosensing platform based on complex biantennary N-glycan for detecting enzymatic sialylation processes. Biosens Bioelectron 172:112762.

3. Dery S, Alshanski I, Mervinetsky E, et al (2021) The Influence of Surface Proximity on Photoswitching Activity of Stilbene-Functionalized N-Heterocyclic Carbene Monolayers. Chem Commun 57:6233–6236.

4. Amiel DBA, Alshanski I, Hurevich M (2021) Automated Oligosaccharide Synthesis: Development of the Glyconeer®, 2nd ed. Elsevier B.V.

5. Bakhatan Y, Alshanski I, Grunhaus D, Hurevich M (2020) The breaking beads approach for photocleavage from solid support. Org Biomol Chem 18:4183–4188.

6. Mervinetsky E, Alshanski I, Tadi KK, et al (2020) A zinc selective oxytocin based biosensor. J Mater Chem B 8:155–160.

7. Mervinetsky E, Alshanski I, Lenfant S, et al (2019) Electron Transport through Self-Assembled Monolayers of Tripeptides. J Phys Chem C 123:9600–9608.

8. Synhaivska O, Mermoud Y, Baghernejad M, et al (2019) Detection of cu2+ ions with ggh peptide realized with si-nanoribbon isfet. Sensors (Switzerland) 19:4022.

9. Naoum J, Alshanski I, Gitlin-Domagalska A, et al (2019) Diffusion Enhanced Amide Bond Formation on Solid Support. Org Process Res Dev 23:2733–2739.

10. Mervinetsky E, Alshanski I, Buchwald J, et al (2019) Direct Assembly and Metal - Ions Binding Properties of Oxytocin Monolayer on Gold Surfaces. Langmuir 35:11114–11122.

11. Alshanski I, Blaszkiewicz J, Mervinetsky E, et al (2019) Sulfation Patterns of Saccharides and Heavy Metal Ions Binding. Chem Eur J 25:12083–12090.

12. Gankin A, Mervinetsky E, Alshanski I, et al (2019) ITO Work Function Tunability by Polarizable Chromophore Monolayers. Langmuir 35:2997–3004.

13. Tadi KK, Alshanski I, Hurevich M, Yitzchaik S (2018) pH Controlled Impedimetric Sensing of Copper ( II ) Ion Using Oxytocin as Recognition Element. Surfaces 1:90–95.

14. Alshanski I, Bentolila M, Gitlin-Domagalska A, et al (2018) Enhancing the Efficiency of the Solid Phase Peptide Synthesis (SPPS) Process by High Shear Mixing. Org Process Res Dev 22:1318–1322.

15. Samarasimhareddy M, Alshanski I, Mervinetsky E, Hurevich M (2018) Photodeprotection of up to Eight Photolabile Protecting Groups from a Single Glycan. Synlett 29:880–884.

16. Bentolila M, Alshanski I, Novoa R, Gilon C (2018) Optimization of Chemical Processes by the Hydrodynamic Simulation Method (HSM). Chemengineering 2:21.

17. Mervinetsky E, Alshanski I, Hamo Y, et al (2017) Copper Induced Conformational Changes of Tripeptide Monolayer Based Impedimetric Biosensor. Sci Rep 7:1–7.

18. Tadi KK, Alshanski I, Mervinetsky E, et al (2017) Oxytocin-Monolayer-Based Impedimetric Biosensor for Zinc and Copper Ions. ACS Omega 2:8770–8778.



Contact Information

Los Angeles Building; Room 314
Givat Ram Campus
Jerusalem ,91904, Israel