Dr. Noam Shomron is a lecturer and heads a research laboratory at the Sackler Faculty of Medicine at Tel Aviv University, Israel. Dr Shomron co-founded and manages the Functional Genomics Laboratory at Tel Aviv University. Prior to his current position, at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA, 2004-2008), he trained at investigating sequences and functions of the human genome. His current team at Tel Aviv combines experimental and computational approaches for the purpose of deciphering mysteries of the human genome and bringing genomic information to clinic reality.
Dr. Shay Ben-Shachar is a Board certified geneticist at the Genetic Institute at Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Israel. Dr Ben-Shachar practiced paediatrics in Tel Aviv and clinical genetics in Houston, TX, USA. He runs the neurogenetic clinic at Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center and his research is focused on genotype-phenotype correlations in both monogenetic and complex disorders.
Prof. Lina Basel-Vanagaite is the Director of Pediatric Genetic Services at Schneider Children's Medical Center and Raphael Recanati Genetic Institute at Rabin Medical Center, Israel. In addition, Prof Basel-Vanagaite is a senior lecturer at the Department of Paediatrics at Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, a scientific advisor at the Tel Aviv University Medical faculty Human Genetics Department and a National Coordinator of Orphanet-Israel. Her research focuses on the identification of genes causing intellectual disability, neurogenetic diseases and other genetic diseases.
Dr. Hagit Baris is the Director of the Adult Genetics service at the Raphael Recanati Genetic Institute at Rabin Medical Center, Israel. Dr Baris is a lecturer at the Department of Pediatrics at Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University. Dr. Baris graduated her Pediatric residency from Sapir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, Israel and her Medical Genetics residency from Harvard Medical School Genetics Training Program, Boston, MA, USA. Her research focuses on Gaucher disease, the identification of genes involved in cardiovascular conditions among other genetic diseases.
Dr Dorit Lev is the Director of the Genetic Institute and the Co-Director of the Metabolic- Neuro-Genetic (Magen) service at the Wolfson Medical Center, Israel. In addition, Dr Dorit Lev is a senior lecturer at the Department of Paediatrics at the Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University. Her research focuses mainly on the delineation and identification of genes causing neurogenetic diseases and neuromuscular disorders and other genetic conditions especially mitochondrial disorders.