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Chinese Medicine, Auriculotherapy, Shiatsu

§ 2015-2019

§ Privet clinic

Clinical internship program under the supervision of Zhejiang Provincial Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine

§ 2015 November-December


Tel-Aviv University, Laboratory manager and Researcher


Volcani center, Post-Doc


  • Molecular Biology and Microbiology: Bacterial isolation, enrichment, and inoculation.

  • Bioinformatics: Analysis of bacterial community structures based on 16S using Mothur program.

Tel-Aviv University, Researcher


  • Protein Crystallography: 

  • Molecular Biology:

  • Supervision of undergraduate and M.Sc. students.

Tel-Aviv University, Laboratory assistant


  • PCR, Cloning, Protein expression, Western blotting, HPLC, SDS page electrophoresis

  • Supervision of undergraduate students.


 Reidman International College for Complementary Medicine, Chinese Medicine

  • 2013-2016

Volcani Center, Department of soil and water

  • 2010-2012

  • Post-Doctorate

  • Thesis: First dip into rhizosphere microbial community structure and function

  • Supervisor Dr. Dror Minz in cooperation with Prof. Yitzhak Hadar

Tel-Aviv University, Department of Microbiology and Biotechnology

  • 2004 - 2010

  • Ph.D. in Biotechnology

  • Thesis: Complementary biochemical and structural study of cellulosome related modules

  • Supervisor Prof. Felix Frolow in cooperation with Prof. Raphael Lamed.

Tel-Aviv University, Department of Microbiology and Biotechnology

  • 2002 - 2004

  • M.Sc. Cum Laude in Biotechnology

  • Thesis: Unusual cohesin-dockerin systems: alternative clostridial-type cellulosome and non-cellulosomal Archaeal cohesin-dockerin interaction

  • Supervisor Prof. Raphael Lamed


Tel-Aviv University

  • 1998 - 2002

  • B.Sc. in Biology

  • During the studies performed two final projects:

  •   Investigation of  Calmodulin modifications

  •  The use of fluorescent properties of Terbium for studying cohesin-dockerin interaction in Clostridium thermocellum

Honors and Awards

MIE Bioforum 2008 Excellent poster award: "Towards structural analysis of S-layer Homology Modules of Cellulolytic Clostridia"

Oral presentation on international EuroCarb conference

Personal Information


Date of birth: 14/05/78

Languages: Hebrew, English, Russian

Other Interests: Swimming, Running, Circus

List of Publications

Q. Xu, A. Bayer, M. Goldman, R. Kenig, Y. Shoham, and R. Lamed, Architecture of the Bacteroides cellulosolvens cellulosome: description of a cell surface-anchoring scaffoldin and a family 48 cellulase. Journal of Bacteriology, Feb. 2004, Vol. 186 (4), p. 968-977.


Haimovitz R, BarakY, Morag E, Voronov-Goldman M, Shoham Y, Lamed R, Bayer EA, Cohesin-Dockerin microarray: Diverse specificities between two complementary families of interacting protein modules . Proteomics, Mar. 2008, Vol8(5), p. 968-979.


Voronov-Goldman, M., Noach, I., Lamed, R., Shimon, L. J., Borovok, I., Bayer, E. A., and Frolow, F., (2009) Crystallization and preliminary X-ray analysis of a cohesin-like module from AF2375 of the archaeon Archaeoglobus fulgidus, Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun 65, 275-278.


Milana Voronov-Goldman, Raphael Lamed, Ilit Noach, Ilya Borovok, Moria Kwiat, Sonia Rosenheck, Linda J.W.Shimon, Edward A. Bayer and Felix Frolow, Non-cellulosomal cohesin from the hyperthermophilic archaeon Archaeoglobus fulgidus. Proteins. 79, Issue 1, 50-60.


Maly Levy-Assaraf, Milana Voronov-Goldman, Weiserman Gloria, Sadanari Jindou,  Ilya Borovok , Edward A. Bayer, Raphael Lamed, and Felix Frolow , X-ray structure of an unfamiliar cellulosomal module from Ruminococcus flavefaciens strongly suggests a function of papain-like cystein peptidas. PLoS One. 2013


Milana Voronov-Goldman, Maly Levy-Assaraf, Weiserman Gloria, Sadanari Jindou,  Ilya Borovok , Edward A. Bayer, Raphael Lamed, and Felix Frolow, X-ray structure of a novel stand alone cohesin protein from Ruminococcus flavefaciens, Acta Crystallogr F Struct Biol Commun. 2014 


Ofek-Lazar Maya, Milana Voronov-Goldman, Yitzhak Hadar, Dror Minz. Host signature effect on plant root-associated microbiomes revealed through analyses of resident vs. active communities. Environ Microbiol. 2014 


Ofek-Lazar Maya, Yitzhak Hadar, Milana Voronov-Goldman, Noa Sela, Dror Minz, Niche and host-associated functional signatures of the root surface microbiome . Nat Commun. 2014


Voronov-Goldman M, Yaniv O, Gul O Yoffe , Salama-Alber , Slutzki  Levy-Assaraf , Jindou S, Shimon LJ, Borovok I, Bayer EA, Lamed R ,Frolow F. Cohesin as a molecular shuttle in cellulosome assembly .

FEBS Lett. 2015 

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