B.Sc., Chemistry - Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel
M.Sc./ Ph.D. (combined), Organic Chemistry and Neurobiology, The Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel. Subject: Potential Cytotoxic Derivatives of Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone (GnRH): Synthesis and Biological Evaluation. Supervisors: Prof. Mati Fridkin and Yitzhak Koch, Department of Organic Chemistry and Neurobiology,
2001 – 2003
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Chemistry and Photobiology, The Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel. Subject: Design, synthesis and biological evaluation of Hypericin and its analogs as potential agents for photodynamic therapy (PDT). Supervisor: Prof. Yehuda, Mazur
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Chemistry, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California. Subject: Self-assembled cyclic D,L-a-peptide and cyclic D,L-a-glycopeptides nanotubes as antibacterial and anticancer agents. Supervisor: Prof. M. Reza Ghadiri
Senior Lecturer, Department of Chemistry, Bar-Ilan University.
Other professional activities
Member in editorial board of ARKIVOC Journal.
Member of the Organizing Committee of the 6th Medicinal Chemistry Conference, The Weizmann Inst. of Science.
Awards and fellowships
Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) long-term fellowship for postdoctoral research.
Fulbright Postdoctoral fellowship
CaP CURE award for proposed research on new drug discovery
ESCOM Awards for most outstanding poster relevant to drug discovery.