huji Institute of Biochemistry, Food Science and Nutrition

Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment,
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Dr. Ido Braslavsky

Prof. Ido Braslavsky

Publications: News and Cover Articles  |  Articles  |  Patents  |  Abstracts

News and cover articles

Food Printing in the news Oct 2017: NRG, Jerusalem post.

The Atlantic: The Counterintuitive Way That Microbes Survive in Antarctica

The Economist, Feb 6th 2016   + Economist podcast (first 5 minutes)

HORIZON: the EU Research & Innovation magazine, October 2014

National Geographic article (המהדורה הישראלית), July 2013

Nature Methods cover of PNAS paper, March 2013

Science Daily, February 2013

Jerusalem Post on PNAS article, February 2013

Cover of the Roy Soc Interface, December 7 2012 issue.

Krill prize 2012

ERC Starter Grant 2011: Improved Cryopreservation using Ice Binding Proteins, HUJI Newsletter

PNAS 2010 Superheating: Ohio University , ScienceDaily , PhysOrg, 'In this Issue' section PNAS March 23 2010

NQPI news letter, Fall 2009, Team studies inner workings of anti-freeze proteins, by Emily Hubbell

BBC: Sub-zero proteins transform dessert, by Victoria Gill , Aug 2009

Cold Case : Office of Research Communications, Ohio University, May 2009

EMBO reports DOI: 10.1038/embor.2008.160 (Sep 2008) Philip Hunter, Harnessing Nature's wisdom. Turning to Nature for inspiration and avoiding her follies,

In sequence, Volume 2 - Number 15 | April 8, 2008 : Helicos Publishes M13 Genome Re-Sequencing Data , related article Physics Today, May 2007 , Feb 2008 APS News: "Physics News in 2007" Related article

Perspectives: Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity at Ohio University: Fending Off Freeze, Proteins take a bite out of frost

APS2007 : Scientific American , Physics update , ScienceDaily, Ohio University Press release

Ohio University NanoSpintronics and Nanomagnetics web site: "Brain Freeze" , by Anita Martin

APS 2006, Virtual pressroom, title: "Fluorescence microscopy studies of the antifreeze proteins"

Physics News Update 2003 Related article

Articles

Structure of a 1.5-MDa adhesin that binds its Antarctic bacterium to diatoms and ice, Shuaiqi Guo, Corey A. Stevens, Tyler D. R. Vance, Luuk L. C. Olijve, Laurie A. Graham, Robert L. Campbell, Saeed R. Yazdi, Carlos Escobedo, Maya Bar-Dolev, Victor Yashunsky, Ido Braslavsky, David N. Langelaan, Steven P. Smith, John S. Allingham, Ilja K. Voets and Peter L. Davies, Science Advances 09 Aug 2017:Vol. 3, no. 8, e1701440 DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.1701440 http://advances.sciencemag.org/content/3/8/e1701440

Cryo-protective effect of an ice-binding protein derived from Antarctic bacteria Marco Mangiagalli, Maya Bar-Dolev, Pietro Tedesco, Antonino Natalello, Aleksei Kaleda, Stefania Brocca, Donatella de Pascale, Sandra Pucciarelli, Cristina Miceli, Ido Braslavsky, Marina Lottio 2016 FEBS J 284:163-177 http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/febs.13965

Ice-binding proteins—not only for ice growth control, Maya Bar Dolev & Ido Braslavsky (2017) Temperature, 4:2, 112-113, DOI: 10.1080/23328940.2017.1279255 http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/23328940.2017.1279255

Microfluidic Cold-Finger Device for the Investigation of Ice-Binding Proteins Lotem Haleva, Yeliz Celik, Maya Bar-Dolev, Natalya Pertaya-Braun, Avigail Kaner, Peter L. Davies, Ido Braslavsky Biophysical Journal, 111(6) 1143–1150 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bpj.2016.08.003

Putting life on ice: bacteria that bind to frozen water Maya Bar Dolev, Reut Bernheim, Shuaiqi Guo, Peter L. Davies, Ido Braslavsky J. R. Soc. Interface 13: 20160210. DOI: 10.1098/rsif.2016.0210
PDF   movies   Link to Interface Blog regarding the article.

Ice-Binding Proteins and Their Function, Maya Bar Dolev, Ido Braslavsky, and Peter L. Davies, Annu. Rev. Biochem. 2016. 85:515–42 DOI: 10.1146/annurev-biochem-060815-014546

The Grand Challenges of Organ Banking: Proceedings from the first global summit on complex tissue cryopreservation Jedediah K.Lewis, John C.Bischof, Ido Braslavsky, Kelvin G.M.Brockbank, Gregory M.Fahy, Barry J.Fuller, Yoed Rabin, Alessandro Tocchio, Erik J.Woods, Brian G.Wowk, Jason P.Acke, Sebastian Giwa, 2016, Cryobiology, 72:169-182, DOI:10.1016/j.cryobiol.2015.12.001

When are antifreeze proteins in solution essential for ice growth inhibition?, Ran Drori , Peter L. Davies , and Ido Braslavsky, Langmuir 31:5805–5811 DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.5b00345

“Experimental Correlation between Thermal Hysteresis Activity and the Distance between Antifreeze Proteins on an Ice Surface”, Ran Drori, Peter L. Davies and Ido Braslavsky, RSC Adv., 2015,5, 7848-7853 . DOI: 10.1039/C4RA12638F

"Ice-Binding Proteins that Accumulate on Different Ice Crystal Planes Produces Distinct Thermal Hysteresis Dynamics", Drori, R., Celik, Y., Davies, P.L., and Braslavsky, I., 9 July 2014 doi: 10.1098/​rsif.2014.0526 J. R. Soc. Interface 6 September 2014 vol. 11

"Determining the ice-binding planes of antifreeze proteins by fluorescence-based ice plane affinity", Basu, K., Garnham, C.P., Nishimiya, Y., Tsuda, S., Braslavsky, I., Davies, P.L.. Jan 2014. J. Vis. Exp. (83), e51185 PubMed: 24457629

"Recent experimental results show the irreversible binding of antifreeze proteins to ice surfaces", Yeliz Celik, Ran Drori, Natalya Pertaya-Braun, Maya Bar-Dolev, Peter L. Davies, Ido Braslavsky. Cryobiology and cryotechnology 59(1), 15-21, 2013-04-15

"Model of pore formation in a single cell in a flow-through channel with micro-electrodes", Kaner A, Braslavsky I, Rubinsky B., Biomed Microdevices. 2013 Oct 23 [Epub ahead of print]

"Inhibition of ice growth and recrystallization by zirconium acetate and zirconium acetate hydroxide", Ortal Mizrahy, Maya Bar-Dolev, Shlomit Guy and Ido Braslavsky, (2013) Plos One, 8(3): e59540. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0059540

"LabVIEW-operated Novel Nanoliter Osmometer for Ice Binding Protein Investigations", Ido Braslavsky, Ran Drori, Journal of Visualized Experiments. JoVE (72), e4189, doi:10.3791/4189 (2013).

"Microfluidic experiments reveal that antifreeze proteins bound to ice crystals suffice to prevent their growth", Yeliz Celik, Ran Drori, Natalya Pertaya-Braun, Aysun Altan, Tyler Barton, Maya Bar-Dolev, Alex Groisman, Peter L. Davies, and Ido Braslavsky, PNAS. January 22, 2013.110(4)1309-1314.

"New Insights into Ice Growth and Melting Modifications by Antifreeze Proteins", Maya Bar-Dolev, Yeliz Celik, J.S. Wettlaufer, Peter L. Davies, and Ido Braslavsky, (2012) J. Royal Society Interface, 2012, 9:3249-59. pdf, Cover of the December 7 2012 issue.

“Modeling the Influence of Antifreeze Proteins on Three-Dimensional Ice Crystal Melt Shapes using a Geometric Approach” Jun Jie Liu, Yangzong Qin, Maya Bar Dolev, Yeliz Celik, J. S. Wettlaufer, and Ido Braslavsky, (2012) Proceedings of the Royal Society A, 2012, 468(2147):3311-3322. pdf.

"Antifreeze Protein from Freeze-Tolerant Grass Has a Beta-Roll Fold with an Irregularly Structured Ice-Binding Site", Adam J. Middleton, Christopher B. Marshall, Frédérick Faucher, Maya Bar-Dolev, Ido Braslavsky, Robert L. Campbell, Virginia K. Walker, Peter L. Davies, Journal of Molecular Biology, 2012 416:713–724.

“Freezing and melting hysteresis measurements in solutions of hyperactive antifreeze protein from an Antarctic bacteria”, Celik Y, Drori R, Graham L, Mok YF, Davies PL, Braslavsky I., 2011, Article in proceedings book of Physics and Chemistry of Ice. Edited by Furukawa Y., Sazaki G., Uchida T. and Watanabe N, , Hokkaido University Press, Sapporo. arxiv, pdf.

"Superheating of ice crystals in antifreeze protein solutions", Yeliz Celik, Laurie A. Graham, Yee-Foong Mok, Maya Bar, Peter L. Davies, and Ido Braslavsky, PNAS, 2010 107(12)5423-5428, pdf, Supporting information , 'In this Issue' section PNAS March 23 2010, Related news item 2014

"Compound ice-binding site of an antifreeze protein revealed by mutagenesis and fluorescent tagging" Christopher P. Garnham , Aditya Natarajan , Adam J. Middleton , Mike J. Kuiper , Ido Braslavsky , and Peter L. Davies, 2010 , Biochemistry, 49: 9063-9071.

"Structural basis for the superior activity of the large isoform of snow flea antifreeze protein", Mok YF,Lin FH,Graham LA,Celik Y,Braslavsky I,Davies PL., Biochemistry, 2010 49(11)2593-2603 , pdf

"Caught in the act: the lifetime of synaptic intermediates during the search for homology on DNA", Adam Mani, Ido Braslavsky, Rinat Arbel-Goren, and Joel Stavans, Nucleic Acids Research, Published Dec 30, 2009, Advance Access

"Universality of Persistence Exponents in Twodimensional Ostwald Ripening", Jordi Soriano, Ido Braslavsky, Di Xu, Oleg Krichevsky and Joel Stavans, PRL, 2009, 103(22)226101.

"Direct visualization of spruce budworm antifreeze protein interacting with an ice crystal: basal plane affinity confers hyperactivity" Natalya Pertaya, Christopher B. Marshall, Yeliz Celik, Peter L. Davies, Ido Braslavsky, Biophysical Journal, 2008, 95(1)333-342. related news

"Interactions of β-helical Antifreeze Protein Mutants with Ice", Maya Bar, Yeliz Celik, Deborah Fass, Ido Braslavsky, Crystal Growth & Design, 2008. 8(8)2954-2963 pdf

"Single Molecule DNA Sequencing of a Viral Genome", Timothy D. Harris, Phillip R. Buzby, Hazen Babcock, Eric Beer, Jayson Bowers, Ido Braslavsky, Marie Causey, Jennifer Colonell, James DiMeo, J. William Efcavitch, Eldar Giladi, Jaime Gill, John Healy, Mirna Jarosz, Dan Lapen, Keith Moulton, Stephen R. Quake, Kathleen Steinmann, Edward Thayer, Anastasia Tyurina, Rebecca Ward, Howard Weiss, Zheng Xie,Science, April 4, 2008, Vol. 320 pp. 106-109

"Growth-melt asymmetry in ice crystals under the influence of spruce budworm antifreeze protein", Natalya Pertaya, Yeliz Celik, Carlos L. DiPrinzio, J. S. Wettlaufer,Peter L. Davies, Ido Braslavsky. J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 19 (2007) 412101 (12pp) , pdf , related movies

"Fluorescence microscopy evidence for quasi-permanent attachment of antifreeze proteins to ice surfaces", Natalya Pertaya, Christopher B. Marshall, Carlos L. DiPrinzio, Larry Wilen, Erik S. Thomson, J. S. Wettlaufer, Peter L. Davies, Ido Braslavsky, Biophysical Journal, 92(10)3663, 2007. pdf

Book Chapter: "Single Molecule Fluorescence Microscopy and its Applications to Single Molecule Sequencing by Cyclic Synthesis", B. Hebert and I. Braslavsky, in Book titled: "New High Throughput Technologies for DNA Sequencing and Genomics", Edited by Keith Mitchelson, ISBN-13: 978-0-444-52223-8, Elsevier

"Sequence information can be obtained from single DNA molecules" Ido Braslavsky, Benedict Hebert, Emil Kartalov, and Stephen R. Quake, PNAS, 100(2003)3960 pdf, F1000, Physics News Update.

"Objective-Type Dark Field Illumination for Scattering from Microbeads", Ido Braslavsky, Roee Amit, B. M. Jaffar Ali, Opher Gileadi, Amos Oppenheim, and Joel Stavans, Applied Optics, 40 (2001) 5650 pdf

"Compaction of Single DNA Molecules Induced by Binding of Integration Host Factor (IHF)", B. M. Jaffar Ali, Roee Amit, Ido Braslavsky,Amos B.Oppenheim, Opher Gileadi, and Joel Stavans, PNAS 98 (2001) 10658-10663 pdf

"The Double-Pyramid Structure of Dendritic Ice Growing From Supercooled Water" I. Braslavsky and S.G. Lipson, Journal of Crystal Growth 198-199 (1999) 56. pdf

."Imaging fields around growing crystals", by A. G. Notcovich, I. Braslavsky, S. G. Lipson, Journal of Crystal Growth 198-199 (1999) 10. pdf

After image, Time sequence growth of an ice dendrite, OPN, Optics & Photonics News, May 1998 Vol.9 No.5, p.88.

"Interferometric Measurement of the Temperature Field in The Vicinity of Ice Crystals Growing From Supercooled Water" by I. Braslavsky and S.G. Lipson, Physica A 249 (1998) 190-195. pdf

"Interferometric Tomography Measurement of the Temperature Field in the Vicinity of a Dendritic Crystal Growing from a supercooled Melt" I. Braslavsky and S.G. Lipson, Transactions of Optical methods and data processing in heat and fluid flow, IMECHE, London 1998, p. 423-432. pdf

"Electrofreezing Effect and Nucleation of Ice Crystals in Free Growth Experiments" I. Braslavsky and S.G. Lipson, Applied Physics Letter 72 (1998) 264-266. pdf

Patents

Patent US 7,297,518 B2, "Methods and apparatus for analyzing polynucleotide sequences by asynchronous base extension", Stephen Quake, Ido Braslavsky, Benedict Hebert, and Emil Kartalov, Publication date: Nov20, 2007

Abstracts

"The dynamic nature of antifreeze protein activity", Ido Braslavsky, Ran Drori, Yeliz Celik, Maya Bar Dolev, Peter L. Davies, Cryobiology 2013 Abstract

"The effect of antifreeze proteins on vitrification–devitrificartion processes in a micro-scale view", Liat Bahari, Ido Braslavsky, Cryobiology 2013 Abstract

"Controlling freezing using infrared radiation", Shlomit Guy, Boris Greenberg, Haim Chayet, Ido Braslavsky, Cryobiology 2013 Abstract

"Inhibition of ice recrystallization by antifreeze proteins", Shiran Zalis, Maya Bar Dolev, Ido Braslavsky, Cryobiology 2013 Abstract

"Ice shaping in solutions of ice-binding proteins – Melting vs growing morphologies", Maya Bar Dolev, J.J. Liu, Yangzong Qin, Yeliz Celik, Ran Drori, John Wettlaufer, Peter L. Davies, Ido Braslavsky, Cryobiology 2013 Abstract

"Kinetics of hyperactive and moderate antifreeze proteins", Ran Drori, Yeliz Celik, Peter L. Davies, Ido Braslavsky, Cryobiology 2013 Abstract

"Ice binding proteins and their dynamic interaction with ice", Ido Braslavsky, Ran Drori, Yeliz Celik, Maya Bar Dolev, Peter L. Davies, Cryobiology 2012 Abstract

"Inorganic material, zirconium acetate, displays similar characteristics to antifreeze protein", Ortal Mizrahy, Maya Bar Dolev, Ido Braslavsky, Cryobiology 2012 Abstract

"The case for irreversible binding of ice-binding proteins to ice", Ido Braslavsky, Yeliz Celik, Ran Drori, Maya Bar, Aysun Altan, Peter L. Davies, Cryobiology 2011 Abstract

"Enhancing the activity of hyperactive antifreeze proteins with additives", Ortal Mizrahy, Maya Bar, Ido Braslavsky, Cryobiology 2011 Abstract

"Microfluidic experiments with ice binding proteins: Evidence for irreversible binding", Yeliz Celik, Ran Drori, Natalya Pertaya, Aysun Altan, Maya Bar, Alex Groisman, Peter L. Davies, Ido Braslavsky, Cryobiology 2011 Abstract

"Ice crystal shapes in antifreeze protein solutions", Ido Braslavsky, Maya Bar, Junjie Liu, Yangzhong Qin, Yeliz Celik, Peter L. Davies, J.S. Wettlaufer, Cryobiology 2010 Abstract

"A new look at the concentration dependence of ice-binding proteins", Yeliz Celik, Natalya Pertaya, Junjie Liu, Yangzhong Qin, Di Xu, Peter L. Davies, Ido Braslavsky, Cryobiology 2009 Abstract

"The control of growth and melting of ice crystals by ice binding proteins", Ido Braslavsky, Yeliz Celik, Natalya Pertaya, Peter L. Davies, Cryobiology 2008 Abstract

"Hyperactive ice binding proteins and their interactions with ice crystals: A microfluidic approach", Yeliz Celik, Natalya Pertaya, Christopher P. Garnham, Peter L. Davies, Ido Braslavsky, Cryobiology 2008 Abstract

"Why are hyperactive ice-binding-proteins so active?", Ido Braslavsky, Yeliz Celik, Natalya Pertaya, Young Eun Choi, Maya Bar, Peter L. Davies, APS March meeting 2008 Abstract

"Growth-melt asymmetry in ice crystals under the influence of spruce budworm antifreeze protein",Ido Braslavsky, Natalya Pertaya, Carlos L. DiPrinzio, J. S. Wettlaufer, Peter L. Davies. .Biophysical Society 2007, Abstract

"A study on the interactions of antifreeze proteins with ice crystals using microfluidics", Yeliz Celik, Natalya Pertaya, Larry Wilen, Alex Groissman, J. S. Wettlaufer, Peter L. Davies, Ido Braslavsky. Biophysical Society 2007, Abstract

"Basal Plane Affinity of an Insect Antifreeze Protein", N. Pertaya, S.Y. Gauthier, P.L. Davies, I. Braslavsky , APS March meeting 2007 Abstract

"Fluorescence microscopy studies of ice surface - antifreeze proteins interactions", Pertaya N., Marshall C.B., DiPrinzio C.L., Wilen L., Thomson E., Wettlaufer J.S., Davies P.L.,Braslavsky I., P 109 116-P037, poster in 11th International Conference on the Physics and Chemistry of Ice, PCI 2006, Bremerhaven, Germany, July 23-28, 2006

"Evidence to DNA Oxidation in single molecule experiments", Douglas wylie and Ido Braslavsky, Master Thesis, Frontiers in Chemical Biology: Single Molecules, Cambridge, UK, 3/2006.

"Single Molecule DNA sequencing by Cyclic synthesis", Braslavsky, Harris, Buzby, Babcock, Beer,Causey, Colonell, DiMeo, Efcavitch, Gill, Healy, Ickes ,Jarosz, Karsh, Lapen, Steinmann,Ulmer,Weber, Weiss, Xie. Frontiers in Chemical Biology: Single Molecules, Cambridge, UK, 3/2006.

"Antifreeze Protein Binds Irreversibly to Ice", Braslavsky, Pertaya, Di Prinzio, Thomson, Wilen, Wettlaufer, Marshall, and Davies , APS March meeting, 2006

"Fluorescence microscopy studies of the hyperactive antifreeze protein from an insect" Pertaya, Di Prinzio, Thomson, Wilen, Wettlaufer,Marshall, Davies and Braslavsky, APS March meeting, 2006

"Fluorescence and confocal microscopy studies of ice surface-antifreeze protein interactions" Natalya Pertaya, Carlos L. Di Prinzio, Erik Thomson, Larry Wilen, John Wettlaufer, Peter L. Davies, Ido Braslavsky, APS, March meeting 2005.

"Fluorescence microscopy studies of ice surface-antifreeze protein interactions", Natalya Pertaya, Carlos L. Di Prinzio, Erik Thomson, Larry Wilen, John Wettlaufer, Peter L. Davies, Ido Braslavsky, BIOPHYSICAL JOURNAL 88 (1): 81A-82A Part 2 Suppl. S JAN 2005 Abstract, Biophysics 2005

"Single Molecule Measurements of DNA Polymerase Activity:A Step Towards Single Molecule Sequencing", Ido Braslavsky, Emil Kartalov,Benedict Hebert, Stephen R. Quake, Biophysical Journal, 82(2002)507A

"Optical Measurements of the Temperature Field in the Vicinity of Growing Crystal using Interference Tomography", by Henry Fenichel, I. Braslavsky, and S. G. Lipson, Bulletin of the American Physical Society, Vol. 44, No. 1, Part ii, (1999) 1573.

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