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B.Sc. Chemical Engineering, subject minor - biotechnology, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev 1988

M.Sc. Chemical Engineering, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology 1994

Ph.D. Department of Materials and Interfaces, Weizmann Institute of Science, 1998

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Design and structural characterization of helical and -sheet forming peptides at interfaces 
Position Avavilable. Download Announcement: polypeptides_at_interfaces.doc 

Peptide self assembly onto metal surfaces

Mineral nucleation promoter peptides

Photoactive patterned peptides 

Cholesterol nucleation in thin lipid films

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Structural Characterization of Valinomycin and Nonactin at the Air-Solution Interface by Grazing Incidence X-ray Diffraction 
H. Rapaport, I. Kuzmenko, P. B. Howes, K. Kjaer, J. Als-Nielsen, L. Leiserowitz, M. Lahav (1997) J. Am. Chem. Soc., 119,11211-11216.

Crystalline Cyclic Peptide Nanotubes at Interfaces 
H. Rapaport, H. S. Kim, K. Kjaer, P. B. Howes, S. Cohen, J. Als-Nielsen, M. R. Ghadiri, L. Leiserowitz, M. Lahav (1999) J. Am. Chem. Soc 121, 1186-1191.

From Nucleation to Engineering of Crystalline Architectures at Air-Liquid interfaces
H. Rapaport, I. Kuzmenko, M. Berfeld, R. Edgar, R. Popovits-Biro, K. Kjaer, J. Als-Nielsen, I. Weissbuch, L. Leiserowitz, M. Lahav. (2000) J. Phys. Chem. B 104, 1399-1428.

Two-Dimensional Order in -sheet Peptide Monolayers 
H. Rapaport, K. Kjaer, T. R. Jensen, L. Leiserowitz, D. A. Tirrell (2000) J.  Am. Chem. Soc. 122, 12523-12529

Cholesterol Monohydrate Nucleation in Ultrathin Films on Water
H. Rapaport, I. Kuzmenko, S. Lafont , K. Kjaer, P. B. Howes, J. Als-Nielsen, M. Lahav, L. Leiserowitz (2001) Biophys. J., 81, 2729-2736

Assembly of triple-stranded -sheet peptides at interfaces
H. Rapaport, G. Möller, C. M. Knobler, T. R. Jensen, K. Kjaer, L. Leiserowitz, D. A. Tirrell (To be submitted)