Curriculum Vitae

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Mailing Address:
The Robert H. Smith Institute of
Plant Sciences and Genetics
in Agriculture
POB 12, Rehovot 76100, Israel

Administrator: Anat Gazit Booton 
Tel: 972-8-948-9251,
Fax: 972-8-948-9899,
E-mail: anatg@savion.huji.ac.il

Director: Prof. David Weiss
Tel: 972-8-948-9436
Fax: 972-8-948-9899
E-mail: david.weiss@mail.huji.ac.il

 

Education

Born 1957     Tbilisi, Georgia

1976 B.Sc.    State University of Tbilisi, USSR

1984 Ph.D.   The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

1986-1988    Postdoctorate, University of California at Los Angeles, USA

 

Employment history

1988-1993  Lecturer Department of Horticulture, Faculty of Agriculture, HUJ

1994-1999  Senior Lecturer, Department of Horticulture, Faculty of Agriculture, HUJ

1997-1998  Sabbatical in Dr. J. Cohen's laboratory, USDA, Beltsville, MD, USA

2000-2005  Associate Professor, Department of Horticulture, Faculty of Agriculture, HUJ

2003-2004  Sabbatical in Dr. V. Citovsky’s laboratory, State University of New York, Stony Brook, NY, USA

2006-present Professor, Institute of Plant Sciences and Genetics in Agriculture, HUJ

 

Positions held

1990-present  Member of the Otto Warburg Center for Biotechnology in Agriculture, Faculty of Agriculture, HUJ

1993  Recipient of the Ellis Birk Fund Award

1993-1999  Incumbent of the Cyril Rosenbaum Senior Lectureship in Horticulture

1999  Recipient of the Agritech 99 and the Ministry of Agriculture Award for Excellence

2001-2002  Head of the Department of Horticulture, Faculty of Agriculture, HUJ

2001-2004  Head of the “Lehava” (Towards Higher Education at the HUJ) Program

2001-2005  Head of the Faculty of Agriculture Graduate Horticulture Program, HUJ

2002-2005  Head of the Hebrew University Graduate Biotechnology Program

2002-2005 I sraeli national representative to COST

2003-2004  President of the Israeli Society of Plant Sciences

2005-2008  Head of The Robert H. Smith Institute of Plant Sciences and Genetics in Agriculture, Faculty of Agriculture, HUJ

2005-present  Incumbent of the Wolfson Family Chair in Floriculture

2010  Recipient of the Kaye Innovation Awards

2011-2012  Head of the Faculty of Agriculture Graduate Plant Sciences Program, HUJ