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Professor Amit Meller

Roy Matas Winnipeg Chair in Biomedical Engineering

The Russell Berrie Nanotechnology Institute (RBNi)
The Lorry I. Lokey Interdisciplinary center for Life Sciences and Engineering
Office: Silver 365 / Emerson 6-27
Post: Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
Departments of Biomedical Engineering

Haifa 32000, ISRAEL
Tel: +972-4-829-3202
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2010- Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
2010 - Research Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Boston University
2010 - 2015 World-Class University visiting Professor, Department of Biophysics and Chemical Biology, Seoul National University, Seoul, S. Korea
2006 - 2010 Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Associate Professor of Physics, Boston University
2000 - 2006 Rowland Senior Fellow, PI of the Single Molecule Biophysics lab, Rowland Institute, Harvard University
1998 - 2000 Postdoc Fellow, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University with Prof. Dan Branton
1997 - 1998 Postdoc Fellow, Department of Molecular Genetics, Weizmann Institute of Science with Prof. Doron Lancet
1997 Ph.D. Physics, Weizmann Institute of Science
1993 M.Sc. Physics, Weizmann Institute of Science
1989 B.Sc. Physics and Astronomy, Tel Aviv University

Selected Awards and Commissions of Trust

2017 The Diane Sherman Prize for Medical innovations for a Better World
2013 - 2017 Director, National Center of Excellence (I-Core) “Physical Approaches to Quantifying Dynamical Processes in Living Systems”, Israeli Science Foundation (ISF).
2012 - 2017 Spokesperson and Co-PI of the German-Israeli Helmholtz Research School SignGene.
2016- Editorial Board Member Scientific Reports (NPG)
2016- Editorial Board Member Genomics, Proteomics & Bioinformatics (GPB)
2015- Editorial Board Member Biomedical Physics & Engineering Express
2014- External reviewer for ERC STG and ERC COG grants, EC
2004-2016 Review panel member, NIH/NHGRI, Technology Development for Genome Sequencing, USA.
Professor Amit Meller