Institution Degree Year Field
Stanford University, CA Postdoctoral Fellowship 2004 Genetics
Stanford University, CA Ph.D. 1999 Applied Physics
Tel Aviv University, Israel B.Sc. magna cum laude 1989 Physics

2016– Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Co-Founder, Eigengene, Inc.
2016– Investigator, and
Member of the Cancer Control and Population Sciences Program,
Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI), University of Utah
2011– Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Human Genetics,
University of Utah
2010– USTAR Associate Professor, Department of Bioengineering and
Scientific Computing and Imaging (SCI) Institute,
University of Utah
2010–2016 Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics,
University of Texas at Austin
2004–2010 Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, and
Fellow, Institute of Cellular and Molecular Biology,
University of Texas at Austin
1998–2004 Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Genetics, Stanford University
1991–1998 Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Applied Physics,
Stanford University

2009–2015 Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award, Division of Mathematical Sciences (DMS), NSF
2005 Linear Algebra and its Applications Lecture, International Linear Algebra Society (ILAS)
2000–2005 Individual Mentored Research Scientist Development Award in Genomic Research and Analysis, National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), NIH
1999–2003 DOE/Sloan Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship in Computational Molecular Biology
1998 Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Research in Atomic, Molecular, or Optical Physics (DAMOP) Award Finalist, American Physical Society (APS)

  1/2019– Co-Chair, Steering Committee, Physical Sciences in Oncology Network (PSON), National Cancer Institute (NCI), NIH
11/2018, 3/2017
Appointed Member, Scientific Review Panel, "Emerging Questions in Cancer Systems Biology," NCI, NIH
10/2018 Invited Panelist, International Conference Panel, "Physical Sciences in Oncology," 2018 Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Annual Meeting (Atlanta, GA)
  5/2018 Invited Organizer, Three-Session Minisymposium, "Discovery from Data," Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) Conference on Applied Linear Algebra (Hong Kong, China)
  6/2017, 6/2016, 6/2015, 6/2014
Invited Mentor, International High-Performance Computing (HPC) Summer School on HPC Challenges in Computational Sciences (Boulder, CO; Ljubljana, Slovenia; Toronto, Canada; Budapest, Hungary)
10/2016 Invited Panelist, International Association Panel, "Provocative Questions for Medical Physics in Oncology," American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) (Boston, MA)
  6/2016 Appointed Member, Scientific Review Panel, "Genomic Data Analysis Network," NCI, NIH
  9/2014 Invited Co-Organizer and Panelist, Panel, "Translational Bioinformatics," 5th Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology and Health Informatics (ACM-BCB) (Newport Beach, CA)
  7/2014 Invited Organizer, Three-Session Minisymposium, "Discovery from Data:" "I. Mathematical Patterns in Nature," "II. Cancer Genomic Signals and Systems" and "III. Decompositions for Big Data Applications," SIAM Annual Meeting (Chicago, IL)
  3/2014, 3/2013, 4/2012, 3/2011
Appointed Member, Scientific Review Panel, "National Centers for Systems Biology," National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), NIH
  9/2013 Invited Chair and Organizer, Track, "Bioinformatics, Computational and Systems Biology," 2013 Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Annual Meeting (Seattle, WA)
  7/2013 Invited Participant, NSF/Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Connections 2013 Symposium (Washington, DC)
  4/2011– Invited International Reviewer, Israel Science Foundation (ISF), Israel
12/2007– Appointed Member, Scientific Review Panels, e.g., the Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award Panel and the Graduate Research Fellowships Program (GRFP) Panel, NSF
  4/2005– Appointed Member, Scientific Review Panels, e.g., the "Genomes to Life" program, DOE
  3/2005– Editorial Board Member and Acting Editor, Journals
  2/2005– Invited International Reviewer, Research Foundation Flanders (FWO), Belgium
12/2001 Invited Participant, Planning Meeting, "A Vision for the Future of Genomics Research," NHGRI, NIH
  9/1995– Reviewer, Journals

2015–2020 NCI U01 CA-202144
2009–2015 NSF CAREER DMS-0847173
2007–2015 NHGRI R01 HG-004302
2000–2005 NHGRI K01 HG-000038