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Principal Investigator

Department of Immunology, Weizmann Institute of Science

Herzl Street 1
76100 Rehovot
Israel

Ido Amit

Academic Education

1998 - 2002 Biology and Biochemistry at Bar-Ilan University

Scientific Degrees

2002 - 2007 PhD: Systems and molecular Biology, Weizmann Institute

Professional Experience

since 2016 Professor Dept. of Immunology, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
2011 - 2016 Assistant Professor, Department of Immunology, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
2007 – 2011 Postdoctoral Fellow: Genomics of the Immune system Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

Others (Editorial work, member of scientific councils, advisory boards, awards)

~ Peer Reviewer (Journals, ad hoc): Nature, Science, Nat. Immunol. Cell, PNAS
~ Review for granting agencies: European Research Council (ERC) including Starting/Consolidator/Advanced grants, Israel Science Foundation (ISF), L'Agence nationale de la recherché, France (ANR), SNSF Switzerland ERC type grants
2017 HHMI international research scholar
2016 Helen and Martin Kimmel award for innovative investigation
2016 Rappaport Prize for Excellence in Biomedical Research
2015 EMBO Gold Medal award
2015 Morris L. Levinson Prize in Biology from the Weizmann Institute's Scientific Council
2015 Ernest and Bonnie Beutler Research Program of Excellence in Genomic Medicine
2015 Krill Prize for Excellence in Scientific Research
2013 EMBO Young Investigator Award
2012 ERC Research grant Award
2012 The Yigal Alon Scholarship ("Milgat Alon")
2011 Human Frontiers Science Program: Career Development Award
2009 Claire and Emanuel G. Rosenblatt Fellowship Award
2008 Post-doctoral Long-term fellowship of the Human Frontiers Science Program
2008 Post-doctoral Fellowship Jane Coffin Childs Memorial Fund Fellowship
2008 Scholarship for the 47th International Academy of achievements summit
2007 J. F. Kennedy award for Ph.D research
2007 Scholarship for the Lindau Nobel laureates 57th Annual Meeting