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From PhD to Industry – Virtual Panel – Faculty of Biology

In order to talk, listen, and especially open our heads to new opportunities, at the end of our doctorate, we are honored to host an inspiring panel of doctoral graduates who are currently in diverse and interesting positions in the industry.

The panel will be held via Zoom, on Thursday 3.9.20 at 13: 00-14: 30.


At the end of the registration, a link will be sent to Zoom – hurry up and register!

  • Panelists:
  • Dr. Martin Akerman, CTO, Cofounder at Envisagenics, Inc
  • Dr. Dikla Montekio Malter, Director of Investments & Partnerships at The Kitchen Hub
  • Dr. Roi Feingersch, Foresee Genomics, CEO & Founder
  • Dr. Jasmin Ravid, Co-founder of Kinoko-Tech
  • Dr. Shimon (Shimi) Shteingart, VP R&D at Bioimmunate LTD

We will discuss all of the following topics:

• How should you decide between continuing your research in academia or moving to industry?

• What options do you have if you do not want to continue in research positions?

• What skills should you acquire during your studies?

• How do you differentiate yourself in your job search?

• What is the expected salary range?

• Is it still worth pursuing a postdoctoral fellowship before moving to industry?

• Can you continue teaching?



Registration for the Biodesign Israel course has opened!

Students from the Faculty of Biology are invited to an online question and answer meeting with the staff of the Biodesign Israel course.

The meeting will be held on Wednesday 5/8/20 at 5:00 PM. “Biodesign Israel” is a training program for entrepreneurship and medical innovation, which operates as part of a collaboration between the Faculty of Medicine at Stanford and Rambam Hospital in Haifa.

Both organizations have set themselves the goal of training leading entrepreneurs in the fields of medicine and biotechnology, and sprouting medical ventures that will lead to an impact on the quality of life of millions of people around the world.

Interested in HealthTech
Thinking of a career in the field?

To develop a prototype for a solution, through regulatory issues, business plan, marketing, intellectual property and more. The course will be led by a team of physicians, trained at Stanford Biodesign alongside leading lecturers and mentors from the industry, combined with lectures by the team from Stanford.

The program is fully funded and in collaboration with the leading parties in the country, a unique and one-time opportunity to set foot in the field! The number of places is limited, hurry to apply.

Registration – Biodesign

Meeting Link

Henry Taub Prize Winners

Two of our faculty members, Meytal Landau and Oded Beja, were awarded “ The Henry Taub Prize for Academic Excellence”.

This prize is the Technion highest competitive award for academic excellence and will be administered at the next Technion Board of Governs that will convene in June.

Congratulations to Meytal and Oded for the great achievement and continued success in future work.

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