CURRICULUM VITAE

 

 Jehuda L. Feitelson

 

1922                  Born, Riga, Latvia

1940                  University of Riga, Faculty of Chemistry, studies interrupted by war

1947                  Studies resumed at Hebrew University, Jerusalem, and again interrupted by Israel War of Independence

1952                  M.Sc. in Physical Chemistry, Hebrew University, Jerusalem

1954                  Ph.D. Hebrew University (with Prof. A. Katchalski)

1957                  Instructor, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem

1958                  Lecturer

1963                  Senior Lecturer

 

1964-1965      Research Associate, University of Chicago, Department of Biophysics

                                    (Prof. R. PlattŐs group)

1968                  Associate Professor, Department of Physical Chemistry, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem

 

1970-1971      Senior Visiting Scientist, U.S. Army Natick Laboratories, Natick, Mass.

                        Visiting Profess, Biological Laboratories,

                        Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

 

1972                Professor of Physical Chemistry, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem

 

1976                Visiting Professor, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

1980                Visiting Professor, The Rockefeller University Mauzerall Laboratory, New York

1985                  Visiting Professor, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey

 

1990- 2000     Adjunct Faculty Member, The Rockefeller University, New York

 

2001 – 2006    Adjunct Faculty Member, The Rockefeller University New York

 

1992 -             Professor Emeritus,  The Hebrew University, Department of Physical Chem.  

 


List of Recent Publications

 

Time-Dependence of Donor-Acceptor Electron Transfer.  I. Solid Solution

M.S. Mikhalashvilli, J. Feitelson and M. Dodu

Chem. Phys. Lett., 171, 575-580 (1990).

 

Migration of Small Molecules through the Structure of Hemoglobin: Evidence for Gating in a Protein Electron-Transfer Reaction

J. Feitelson and G. McLendon

Biochemistry 30, 5051-5055 (1991)

 

The Effect of the Solvent Viscosity on the Migration of Small Molecules through the Structure of Myoglobin

J. Feitelson and S. Yedgar

Biorheology 28, 99-105 (1991).

 

Migration of Small Molecules Through Proteins.  A Measure of their Structural Dynamics

J. Feitelson

The Royal Society of Chemistry, London 443-444 (1991).

 

Photophysics and Photoinduced Electron Transfer Reactions of Zinc and Free-Base Octaethylporphycenes

A. Berman, A. Michaeli, J. Feitelson, M.K. Bowman, J.R. Norris, H. Levanon, E. Vogel and P. Koch

J. Phys. Chem., 96, 3041-3047 (1992).

 

Wide Band, Time-Resolved Photoacoustic Study of Electron Transfer Reactions: Photoexcited Magnesium Porphyrin and Quinones

J. Feitelson and D. Mauzerall

J. Phys. Chem., 97, 8410-8413 (1993).

 

Triplet State Reactions of Hypericin.  Time Resolved Laser Photolysis and Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Spectroscopy

A. Michaeli, A. Regev, Y. Mazur, J. Feitelson and H. Levanon

J. Phys. Chem., 97, 9153-9160 (1993).

 

The Reactivity of Singlet Oxygen towards Amino Acids and Peptides

A. Michaeli and J. Feitelson

Photochem. and Photobiol, 59, 284-289 (1994).

 

Electron Transfer Reactions of Hemoglobin with Small Molecules.  A Potential Probe of Conformational Dynamics

G. McLendon and J. Feitelson

Methods in Enzymology, Vol 232, Hemoglobins Part C.  Biophysical Methods pp. 86-94 (1994).

 

Reactivity of Singlet Oxygen towards Large Peptides

A. Michaeli and J. Feitelson

Photochem. and Photobiol., 61, 255-260 (1995).

Wide-band Time-resolved Photoacoustic Study of Electron Transfer Reactions: The Difference between Measured Enthalpies and Redox Free Energies.

D. Mauzerall, J. Feitelson and R. Prince

J. Phys. Chem., 99, 1090-1093 (1995).

 

Photoacoustic Evaluation of Volume and Entropy Changes in Energy and Electron Transfer. Triplet State Porphyrin and Oxygen and Naphthoquinone-2-Sulfonate

J. Feitelson and D. Mauzerall

J. Phys. Chem., 100, 7698-7703 (1996).

 

Reactivity of Singlet Oxygen towards Proteins: Effect of Structure in Basic Pancreatic Trypsin Inhibitor and in Ribonuclease A

A. Michaeli and J. Feitelson

Photochem. and Photobiol., 65, 309-315 (1997).

 

Discriminating between Phytoplankton Taxa by Photoacoustics

D.C. Mauzerall, J. Feitelson and Z. Dubinsky

Israel J. of Chemistry, 38, 257-260 (1998).

 

Listening to Phytoplankton. Measuring Biomass and Photosynthesis by Photoacoustics.

Z. Dubinsky, J. Feitelson and D.C. Mauzerall

J. Phycol., 34, 888-892 (1998).

 

Reactivity of Singlet Oxygen with Tryptophane Residues and with Melittin in Liposome Systems

A. Vilensky and J. Feitelson

Photochem. and Photobiol., 70, 841-846 (1999).

 

Enthalpy and Electrostriction on the Electron-Transfer Reaction between Triplet Zinc Uroporphyrin and Ferricyanide

J. Feitelson and D. Mauzerall

J. Phys. Chem.B, 106, 9674-9678 (2002).

 

Photoacoustics as a Diagnostic Tool for Probing the Physiological Status of Phytoplankton

Y. Pinchsov, D.S. Mauzerall, J. Feitelson, D. Kotliarevsky and Z. Dubinsky

Israel J. of Plant Sci., 53, 1-10 (2005).

 

Photosensitized Formation of Singlet Oxygen and its Reactivity towards DNA

J. Feitelson

J. Phys. Chem., in press.