Dr. Hedva Schickler - Partner
Dr. Hedva Schickler obtained B.A. and Ph.D. degrees from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Faculty of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Quality Sciences. Her thesis research was in the field of plant photosynthesis, focusing on characterization of proton transport through the thylakoid membrane.
Dr. Schickler trained as a post-doctoral fellow at Rutgers, State University of New Jersey, USA, in Plant Molecular Biology focusing on the regulation of gene expression in maize, in the laboratory of Dr. J. Messing. She proceeded to a second Post-Doctoral term in the laboratory of Prof. I. Chet, at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, focusing on biological control by fungi and bacteria.
Dr. Schickler held a position of teaching associate at the rank of lecturer, in the Kennedy-Leigh Centre for Horticultural Sciences, Faculty of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Quality Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She then joined IBR, Israeli Biotechnology Research Ltd., a start-up company developing natural active ingredients for the cosmetic industry and was the company head of R&D for three years.
Dr. Schickler joined Webb & Co. in February 2002 and has been a Registered Patent Attorney in Israel since 2004.