Berman Frank Ilana , Prof.

Berman Frank Ilana , Prof.

Ilana Berman- Frank is the current Director of the Leon H. Charney School of Marine Sciences (Haifa U), and the Head of the Aquatic Ecology and Biological Oceanography Laboratory at the department of marine biology at the Leon H. Charney School of Marine Sciences.
Ilana received her PhD in Environmental Sciences from Bar-Ilan University and the Israel Oceanographic and Limnological Research (IOLR) for research done on Lake Kinneret (Sea of Galilee, Israel). Following her post-doctorate at the Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences at Rutgers University, NJ (USA), Ilana served as the head of Aquatic Ecology and Biological Oceanography Laboratory at the Mina and Everard Faculty of Life Sciences at Bar- Ilan University.

Her research uses both field and laboratory approaches to explore how organisms forming the base of the aquatic food-webs respond to environmentally relevant changes, and how they influence bio-geochemical cycling of carbon and nitrogen. Ilana’s research spans from local to global scales in diverse environments including the Mediterranean, Red Seas, and the South Pacific Ocean.
She has served as President of the Israeli Association of Aquatic Sciences; Chair of the Education Committee of the Mediterranean Research Center of Israel (MERCI; Co-Chair of the International Group of Aquatic Primary Productivity (GAP); member of the Board of Directors for "EcoOcean" and other local and international capacities promoting marine sciences.

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