Curriculum Vitae of Dr. Barry Nadel, Author & Scientist

Curriculum Vitae of Dr. Barry Nadel


Name                     Dr. Barry L. Nadel

Address                 Kfar Pines  #74  37920

Phone                    972-6- 6376694

Mobile                    050-7463340

Fax:                       972-6-6273439

Date of Birth          July 11, 1953

Place of Birth         San Antonio, Texas, U.S.A.

Marital Status        Divorced

Military Service     June-October 1982 (in IDF) 13 years of reserve duty

Volunteer to Border Police  11-2001-12-2011


Employment History

Year                                                  Institute

  • 1972-73              West Valley Junior College, Saratoga, California                                                               Biology Lab assistant &  Inventory survey

1975-1977         Dept. of Viticulture & Enology, U.C. Davis, Calif.                                                                Lab assistant. Analysis of grapes in field and  lab and the making                              of wine samples.

  • 1976-75             Director and Youth Leader of Jewish Youth activities for the                                        Jewish Community of Davis, Calif.
  • 1978-1981         Dept. of Fruit Breeding & Genetics, The Volcani  Center, Bet                                          Dagan.  Lab assistant during PhD research

1982                   Kochav Hashchar.   Agronomist –Planted Vineyards

1982                   Galilee Technologies., Ramat Gan. Agricultural Adviser-                                                National Survey on the Industrial Potential  of  Plant                                                     Tissue  Culture in Israel.

1983-84              Yishuv Ofra.  Agronomist-

1984-85              Kibbutz Rosh Zurim.

1985-1991         Rehovot PhD. Researcher.: Use of  Plant Tissue Culture for plant                                 Physiology and  Propagation  Developed tissue culture-derived                                  embryonic propagation system  Physiological studies employing                                tissue culture of aspen and oaks

1991- 2012        AGECOTEC, Agricultural and Ecological Biotechnologies,  Ltd.                                      Kfar Pinnes #74, 37920  Managing Director-Plant tissue culture                                  technology and  vegetable Breeding: pepper, tomato, watermelon                             and maize (sweet corn and Corn Cane). Plant Physiology

2012                    Trenovation Ltd. Contracted to domesticate medicinal plant                                         Podophyilum, Agecotec was reorganized and renamed                                                  AgroSearch.

2013-215            Chief Scientist for Shmaya Pharmaceuticals, Ein Iron                                                     Medicinal Cannabis breeding, propagation methods

2012-                   Isratech 1996 Ruck Ltd. Chief Science Officer.


  1. Nadel, B.L. & Sahar,N. Differential sensitivity between and within species to

Mal secco Toxin.  Phys. Pl. Path. (1983) 23:

  1. Nadel, B.L. & Spiegel-Roy, P. In Vitro Selection of Cell Culture Variants ofCitrus limon to the Mal secco Toxin. Plant   Science (1987)53:177-182.
  1. Nadel, B.L. Use of Fluorescein Diacetate in Citrus Tissue Cultures for the Determination of Cell Viability. Scien. Hort. 39:15-21
  1. Altman A., Levin N., Cohen P. Schneider M. and Nadel B.L Polyamines in growth and differentiation of Plant cell cultures: The effect of nitrogen nutrition salt stress and  embryogenic media. In: Zappia et al (ed) Advances in

Polyamine Research Vol.5 (1989).

  1. Viterbo, A., Dekel, M., Nadel,B.L. and Altman A. Regulation of differentiation in embryogenic celery cultures by polyamines.  2nd Intern. Cong. Plant Molecular Biology, Jerusalem 1988 abstract No.466.
  1. Nadel, B.L., Altman A. and Ziv M. Regulation of somatic embryogenesis in celery cell suspensions: I: Promotive effects  of mannitol on somatic embryo development. Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ culture (1989) 18:181-189.
  1. Nadel, B.L., Altman, A. and Ziv M. Regulation of somatic embryogenisis in celery cell suspensions: II Early detection of  embryogenic potential and the induction of synchronized cell cultures. Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture (1990) 20:119- 124.
  1. Nadel, B.L., Altman, A. and Ziv M. (1990) Cold storage and efficient conversion of celery somatic embryos into  transplantable plants. Scien. Hort.44:9-16.
  1. Nadel, D. and Nadel, B.L. (1990) A new 100% earless recessive trait in Zea mays. Maize Genetics Cooperation Newsletter.64:  69-70.
  1. Nadel, B.L. The use of fluorescein diacetate as a cell viability probe. Applied Fluorescence Technology (1989) 1:13- 15.
  1. Nadel, B.L., Altman, A. and Ziv, M. Regulation of Large Scale Embryogenesis in Celery. (1990) Acta Hort. 280:75-82.
  1. Altman, A., Nadel, B.L. and Pleban, S. (1990) The effect of growth regulators on growth and polypeptide changes in Populus  and Fagus bud cultures. 7th Int.Cong. on Plant Tissue and Cell Culture. Amsterdam pp.276.
  1. Nadel, B.L., Hazan, G., David, R., Huttermann, A., and Altman, A. (1991) In vitro propagation of Populus species: Response to  growth regulators and media composition. Proc. 2nd. Int. Symp.     Propag. of Ornamental Plants.
  1. Nadel, B.L., Hazan, G., Hadari, H., Pleban, S., Altman, A. and Huttermann,
  2. (1995). Physiology of Aspen in vitro: The effect of growth regulators on growth and changes in  polypeptides profiles. submitted to J. of Plant Physiology.
  1. Nadel, B.L., Sela, T. and Altman, A. (1995) The characterization of Aspen (Populus tremula) cell suspensions  grown in the presence of Aluminum (AlSO4). submitted to Tree  Physiology.
  1. Nadel, B.L., Sela, T. and Altman, A. (1995) The selection of aluminum-resistant cell suspensions of Populus trichocarpa.  submitted to Physiol.Plant.
  1. Nadel, B.L., Altman, A., Pleban, S., Huttermann, A. (1991) In vitro development of mature Fagus sylvatica L. buds: I. The  effect of medium and plant growth regulators on bud growth and  protein profiles.(1991) Plant Physiology 138:.
  1. Nadel, B.L., Altman, A., Pleban, S., Kocks, R. Huttermann, A. (1991) In vitro development of mature Fagus sylvatica L. buds:   II. Seasonal changes in the response to plant growth regulators     J. of Plant Physiol.138:136-141
  1. Nadel, B.L., Altman, A., Kocks, R. and Huttermann, A. (1995) In vitro physiological studies of poplar: effect of growth media and regulators on growth and polypeptides submitted to Tree Physiology.
  1. Nadel, D. and Nadel, B.L. (1995) Additive multigene model for the 100% earless trait in Zea mays by sib mating analysis.    submitted to Crop Science.
  1. Nadel, D. and Nadel, B.L. (1995) The Utilization of the 100% earless trait ba4ba4): The development of male sterile hybrid,    Maize Sugar Cane. submitted to Euphytica.
  1. Nadel, B.L., Altman, A. and Ziv, M. (1995) Somatic Embryogenesis of Celery (Review) in:Bajaj .Biotechnology of   Agriculture and Forestry 31:306-322.
  1. Nadel, B.L., Hazan, G., David, R., Huttermann, A. and Altman, A. (1992) In vitro propagation of Populus species: response to growth regulators and media composition. Acta Hort. 314:61-68.

PATENTS applied for




2015      Patent pending on genetic engineering of tomato

Books submitted for publication

2014        Introduction to Kosher Wine and Practical Home Winemaking



Year                Institute

  • 1987-1971      Del Mar High School, San Jose, California: 4 years Scholastic Honor                           Society  Awarded Honorable Mention Medallion for National                                     Science Contest for a research paper  on ‘The Effects of Ethrel on the                         Sex Expression in Cucumbers.

1971-73          West Valley Junior College, Saratoga, California.                                                              Major- Anthropology, minor-Botany

1973-74          University of California at Los Angeles:  Major-Agriculture, minor-                             Anthropology

  • 1974-75          University of California at Davis. Sc. in Plant Science. Major-                                       Viticulture & Enology: studied grapes and wine making Awarded                               the Jastrow-Shields Scholarship for  undergraduate research in the                           Life Sciences.
  • 1975-77           U.C. Davis, M.Sc. in Horticulture under Prof. H.P. Olmo, Dept.                                      of Viticulture & Enology. Thesis ‘Tissue Culture and the Induction                              of  Haploidy in Vitis’. Awarded the Winkler  Scholarship for                                         graduate research in Viticulture.
  • 1978-81           Hebrew University, Faculty of Agriculture in  Ph.D. under Prof. P.                              Spiegel-Roy  Dept. of Fruit Breeding and Genetics, The Volcani                                    Center, Bet Dagan. Thesis `In vitro Selection of Cell Culture Mutants                          of Citrus  limon to the Mal secco Toxin.


English–Graduate University level

Hebrew –fluent speaker, reading and writing limited



Computer Skills:average

Creating and running Irrigation systems

Tractor driving: Advanced

Plant Tissue Culture

Plant Physiology

Plant Breeding

Plant Propagation



Prof. A. Altman (Emeritis)    Dept. of Horticulture Faculty of Agriculture, Hebrew                                                      UniversityP.O.B. 12, Rehovot 76100    08-481-077

Dr. Shlomo Pleban                  Stockton Head of the  Dept. of Research Ramat                                                                 Gan 03-576923

Eliezer Zuckerbruan               Seed Dealer and breeder 053 591984