Prof. Ariel Darvasi
Institute of Life Sciences,
University of Jerusalem
Givat Ram, Jerusalem 91904
Prof. Darvasi, received his PhD
from the Hebrew University in 1994 and subsequently did a post doctorate
at Universite de Paris V. Following that, Prof. Darvasi held a visiting
position at the Jackson Laboratory. Prior to his return to Israel, Prof.
Darvasi served as Associate Director of Human Genetics and Head of Statistical
Genetics at SmithKline Beecham in the UK. Upon his return to Israel in
1999 he founded IDgene Pharmaceuticals Ltd. and joined The Hebrew University
as a Faculty member. During the past decade Prof. Darvasi has developed
and implemented leading experimental strategies for the identification
of genes affecting complex traits in model organisms and humans.
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