Head of the Department of Pathology 

 

 

Education

1998-2004:       Ph.D. Department of Molecular Cell Biology, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel.

          Supervisors: Prof. Varda Rotter and Prof. Irun Cohen.

1995-1997:       M.Sc. Department of Molecular Cell Biology and Department of Immunology, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel.

          Supervisors: Prof. Varda Rotter and Prof. Irun Cohen.

                         Magna Cum Laude.

1992-1995:       B.Sc. Animal Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture, The Hebrew University, Israel.

                         Magna Cum Laude.  Dean’s list 1992-1995.

Research Experience and Positions

2018-present: Associate Professor. Department of Pathology, Sackler Faculty of Medicine,Tel Aviv University, Israel.

2017-present: Department Chair. Department of Pathology, Sackler Faculty of Medicine,Tel Aviv University, Israel.

2016-present: Tenured Senior Lecturer / Assistant Professor. Sackler Faculty of Medicine,Tel Aviv University, Israel.

2010-2015:      Senior Lecturer / Assistant Professor. Sackler Faculty of Medicine,Tel Aviv University, Israel.

2005-2009:      Postdoctoral Research Fellow. University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA. PI: Douglas Hanahan (Tumor Biology, Tumor microenvironment).

2004-2005:      Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel. PI: Varda Rotter (Molecular cell biology, cancer research).

1999:               Visiting student, laboratory of Prof. Andrei Gudkov at the University of Illinois, Chicago, USA.  Sponsored by UICC International Cancer Technology Transfer  (ICRETT) fellowship.

1994-1995:      Research Assistant, (undergraduate level), Department of Immunology, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel.

Teaching

2011-present    Lecturer, General Pathology course. Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University.

2011-present    Lecturer, Immunology Course, NY program, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University.

2011-present    Lecturer, Cell Biology in Health and Disease Course, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University.

2011-present    Lecturer, Scientific Writing course, Sackler Faculty of Medicine Graduate School, Tel Aviv University.

2012-present    Lecturer and course coordinator, Scientific Soft Skills course, Sackler Faculty of Medicine Graduate School,Tel Aviv University.

2015-present    Lecturer, Introduction to Pathology, Meshulevet program, Sackler Faculty of Medicine Graduate School,Tel Aviv University.          

2015-present    Lecturer and course coordinator, General Pathology course. NY program, Sackler School of Medicine,Tel Aviv University.

2018                  Course coordinator, General Pathology course, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University.

2018                  Course coordinator, Introduction to Pathology, Meshulevet program, Sackler Faculty of Medicine Graduate School, Tel Aviv University.      

Honors and Awards:

2018                City of Nes-Zionna Award for contribution to Science and Medicine.

2017                Tel Aviv University Rector Award for Excellence in Teaching.

2017                Selected for Young Scientists Forum of the Israel Academy of Sciences.

2016                Dean’s award for Excellence in Teaching. Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University.

2013                Best Short Talk Prize- Beatson International Cancer Conference.

2013                Tel Aviv University Award for Commitment to the Advancement of Women in Science.

2011                Israel Cancer Association Outstanding Grant Award.

2005                Cancer Research Institute (CRI) Postdoctoral Fellowship.

2002                The Katzir-Katchalsky Travel Fellowship (Weizmann Institute of Science).

2000                NIH Fellowship Award for the 10th International p53 Workshop.

1999                UICC International Cancer Technology Transfer (ICRETT) fellowship.

1997                Feinberg Graduate School prize for Outstanding Master Thesis, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel.

1995                Dean’s list, Faculty of Agriculture, Hebrew University, Israel.

1995                Magna cum laude in Animal Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture, Hebrew University, Israel.

1994                Dean’s prize, Faculty of Agriculture, Hebrew University, Israel.

1993                Dean’s list, Faculty of Agriculture, Hebrew University, Israel.

1992                Dean’s list, Faculty of Agriculture, Hebrew University, Israel.